November 29, 2016
Blog post just for theRUGBYREF.com by our friend Rosie LaBreche.
Rosie is a World Rugby 15s & 7s referee.
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November 27, 2016
The citing commissioners for the autumn tests have had a busy few weeks and this weekends games seem no different for them, they'll be busy again.
Here are 2 major incidents that occurred both resulting in red cards.
However one (England's Elliot Daily) is poor timing an...
November 24, 2016
Watching some of the rugby over in England, an interesting story has come out from the Northampton v Worcester match.
Callum Clark (no stranger to disciplinary hearings) has been banned for 3 weeks for 'striking an opponent with his elbow'. The incident itself went unpu...
November 22, 2016
Referee's what do we think to this?
Mat Luamanu's brutal tackle gets him a five week ban
If the 'tackled' player did not duck last minute would it have been acceptable?
Should the tackler always look to tackle 12 inches lower and then this situation does not arise?
Five changes to law will be trialled globally next year after they were approved by World Rugby Council in London this week.
The amendments, which deal in aspects of law including front-row replacements, advantage, touch, penalty tries and time-keeping, were first propo...
November 13, 2016
November 12, 2016
In a further effort to eliminate dangerous or reckless contact with players’ heads, World Rugby has issued a reminder to elite referees ahead of the upcoming November internationals instructing them to be especially vigilant in this area.
Referees have been told to be s...
Check out a great video from World Rugby here.
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