Laws and Technical Issues

To Card or not to card?

During the 50th minute of the Vodacom Super Rugby clash between the Reds and the Brumbies at the Suncorp Stadium In Brisbane on Friday, a strange thing happened. Source: SuperSport Reds scrumhalf Wil Genia dived over the Brumbies try line…

IRB change ‘yes, nine’ call(Update)

IRB is to ditch the current “yes, nine” scrum call in favour of a non-verbal, pre-agreed instruction. This change will take place with immediate effect, and is being introduced at all levels of the game worldwide.  Referees will no longer give a…

Scrum’Rumba

The IRB have introduced the new scrum law in an aim of making the game safer for front rows and to reduce the many scrum re-sets we had in the past few years due to a variety of reasons. They…