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Thursday, September 12, 2013

New Scrum Laws explained by Ben Kay and Lawrence Dallaglio

This season the new scrum laws have been applied to northern hemisphere rugby, having already been used down south, and in the recent Rugby Championship. The verdict is still out as to whether the new engagement protocol is actually a good or bad thing, with opinions divided.

This video from BT Sports' new Rugby Tonight show will at least give you a better understanding of what actually needs to take place come scrumtime, including one of the more contentious points of late, the scrum feed.

For the first time in a long time, hookers actually have to do what their name suggests.

See what Ben Kay, Lawrence Dallaglio and Matt Dawson had to say about it.

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Roger_Rave September 16, 2013 11:43 am

Takes away the Big Hit ! .... and watching over the last few weeks, there still appears to be problems ( & time consuming scrums )

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DaRabman October 05, 2013 2:31 am

They look like triplets, does the same person dress them all?

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Roger February 07, 2015 8:18 pm

Watching the 6 Nations this weekend, every scrum half "feeds" the ball almost into their second row. Why are the referees ignoring the rules?

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