It has long been suspected that referees are guessing when it comes to calls at scrum or ruck time, but blatantly making laws up as they go along?
Proposals to extend the powers of television match officials (TMOs) will be trialled in this year’s Absa Currie Cup, which kicks off later on Friday with the first of four matches in the new, eight-team Absa First Division.
Referee’s for once found themselves on the other side of the whistle as they tried to get a better understanding of the intricacies of scrumming.
Springbok flanker Heinrich Brüssow is a lot more than just a fetcher and is adapting quickly to the stricter interpretation of the breakdown law.
The Cheetahs might receive a timely boost ahead of Saturday’s crucial clash against Boland all thanks to the indiscipline of their neighbours, Griquas and more specifically, their captain, Jonathan Makuena.