The TMO – Fix it, or get rid of it

May 21, 2013 34

Tweet In the beginning of the year I wrote an article expressing my concern on the effect the extended power to the TMO will have in the game in this year’s competition – with some […]

Video killing the Rugby star?

January 15, 2013 33

Tweet Rugby just would not be rugby if we went into a new year without some law changes or amendments, and the boys at the IRB and SANZAR did not disappoint.

The hit is a miss

January 7, 2013 29

Tweet This time of year rugby lovers (in the Southern Hemisphere) are forced to sit through the best Europe has to offer if they want their weekly rugby union fix and it has been interesting […]

Are refs just making stuff up?

January 4, 2013 9

Tweet 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?

IRB introduces new law amendments

May 16, 2012 49

Tweet The International Rugby Board and its Member Unions have sanctioned a global trial of five aspects of Law amendments following an extensive process of consultation and evaluation.

Cooper appeal dismissed

July 28, 2010 6

Tweet A SANZAR Appeals Committee has dismissed an appeal by Australian first five-eighth Quade Cooper against his two-week suspension imposed after the Australia v South Africa Tri Nations Test match in Brisbane on Saturday 24 […]

Stormers cheated out of fair contest

May 31, 2010 33

Tweet I KNOW northern and southern hemisphere rugby is played to different laws, but I never knew that the northern and southern discrepancy applied to South African rugby.

A move in the right direction

February 1, 2010 49

Tweet The talk prior to the start of the Super 14 is the breakdown, and after all is said and done, from what I have seen I believe we are moving in the right direction.

Leave the laws alone

December 2, 2009 49

Tweet I am getting so sick and tired of rugby experts bitching about the laws of the game in the mainstream press.