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Ben Tameifuna and Jamie Mackintosh banned for old school rucking

According to the laws of the game the ref is right to award a penalty in both cases (intentionally rucking the body). However, I don't understand the citing and subsequent suspension since both acts were neither dangerous nor cardworthy.

7 Months, 1 Week ago

Rory Arnold banned for bite in process of scoring first ever Currie Cup try

Although I agree with you to some extend I don't think in this case you can hold his behaviour towards the ref against him. Especially since he shows the kind of behaviour we all would love our kids to copy; no argueing, just accepting his decision made by the ref.

Off course I am totally against biting. But in some cases I can imagine reflexes kicking in like when you are being suffocated in a headlock.

7 Months, 2 Weeks ago

Jamie Roberts poor pass bombs try after great break from Jonny Sexton

Imo the break by Sexton deserves more attention than the pass by Roberts.

7 Months, 2 Weeks ago

The Top 5 Rugby Villains of All Time - Rugby HQ

Dylan Hartley has a fitting resumé.

7 Months, 2 Weeks ago

Springboks scrape through tough second Test with Argentina in Mendoza

'Better quality highlights and more from this game will be posted soon'.

Totally agree on the rest of your post, looks like he had it coming.

7 Months, 4 Weeks ago

Chris Masoe finds new role as touchjudge after assistant ref injury

If they put officials that big in every game of football, maybe the players would start behaving differently.

Classic stuff!

8 Months, 2 Weeks ago

Crusaders look ahead to another Semi Final after crushing the Reds

Diving happens in quite a few sports (football,...eehhh diving) but we don't want that in rugby, do we?!

9 Months, 14 Hours ago

Toulon play Olympique Marseille in half rugby-half football charity match

Quite a few players out there that are pretty good in both sports. Entertaining stuff!

9 Months, 4 Days ago

The Fastest Man In Rugby: Carlin Isles short documentary

Marketing potential? That depends on how you look at it. It would be wrong to give people the impression that you can be succesfull in rugby by just being fast. To some extend that works in 7s (lots of space) but basicly there is loads more to it.

9 Months, 6 Days ago

The Fastest Man In Rugby: Carlin Isles short documentary

Great athlete! I wonder how he would do in 15's as a scrumhalf for example. Different ballgame, less space but he does seem to have the right attributes for it.

9 Months, 6 Days ago

 
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