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Author Topic: World Cup refs told to treat high tackles with zero tolerance  (Read 463 times)

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Rocker

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Link didn't work Dok

Brown Bottle

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Yeah, come on DOK. Stop spamming. :)



Camquin

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Hmm - for some reason it is being redirected via redirect.viglink.com

Try copying and pasting the address rather than clicking on it.

Fearless Fred

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It's a perrenial problem with links to the Rugby Paper. They've coded their site not to allow re-directs from other sites (in the hope this will lead people to subscribing to their site). Camquin's advice is the only reliable way of getting there on a direct link.

Fearless Fred

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Of course, according the somethis will ruin the World Cup 

deadlyfrom5yardsout

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Who would want to be a referee?

KiltedQuin

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Of course, according the somethis will ruin the World Cup 

Wingeing Aussies, what's new. How do you know your flying with QANTAS?  The whining continues after the engines stop.

DOK

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And I think Eddie Jones missed the fact that in the tackle where Scott Barrett got sent off, his arm hit Michael Hooper's head. We all know the refs take a dim view of anything to the head these days. A no arms tackle might be a yellow, but a shot to the head... red.

Gone

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What a lot of nonsense. It was a clear red in the Oz/NZ game because that's the law.

He wasn't falling, he was already low when he took a shoulder charge to the head. Under the law that's a straight red now.

It's a shoulder charge because his arms were behind his body at the moment of contact.

https://www.world.rugby/video/426430?lang=en

Not sure how trying to make a law to stop people getting brain damage is going to ruin the tournament.
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DOK

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Maybe the All Blacks are stunned to find a law that applies to them?
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Gone

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Maybe the All Blacks are stunned to find a law that applies to them?

It struck me that throughout that game they were finally getting pinged for all their old tricks - which would be a lovely development

 

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