50:22 – Does rugby union need another law change?

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Rugby union appears to have a constant desire to enact a law change to tinker with the game. Some make sense, such as the stricter enforcement of high tackle regulations which clearly have made the game safer. As are moves to enforce the laws surrounding ruck entry as World Rugby announced at the end of […] READ MORE


TMO to confirm red cards for dangerous tackles

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Dangerous, high tackles and the use of the Television Match Official (TMO) system have been a controversial topic dominating rugby headlines for over the past decade. Stricter laws were enforced in May this year with World Rugby releasing a Decision-making Framework for High Tackles to ensure refereeing decisions were consistent and accurate. However, calls have […] READ MORE


In Defence of the High Tackle Laws

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Much has been made of the high tackle laws and the way in which they are being interpreted. Controversial red cards given out to George Smith and Will Spencer have caused uproar in the rugby world. Coaches and players alike have claimed the game has gone soft and the laws are ruining the game. However, […] READ MORE


Head Injury Protocol back in the Spotlight

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The last few minutes of the Six Nations match at the Stade de France had tension, controversy, and heroism in equal measure as both France and Ireland sought to get their campaigns off to ideal starts. Jonny Sexton’s magnificent 83rd minute drop goal deservedly won the game for the visitors, but its the actions of […] READ MORE