The TMO – Fix it, or get rid of it

May 21, 2013 34
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 justification it now seems. But it’s always easy to blame the ref isn’t it, especially when your team is at the…

Video killing the Rugby star?

January 15, 2013 33
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. Yesterday I read about the law changes for the Super Rugby competition of 2013 – nothing earth shattering but there were some interesting changes. For…

TMO’s expansion to be trialed in CC

June 29, 2012 0
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. SA Rugby The trials will, amongst other things, allow referees to consult TMOs about incidents of foul…