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Chris Ashton shouts 'push it' as Nick Evans attempts conversion kick

You can take the boy outta the North or Rugby league, but you can't take ...............

1 Year, 8 Months ago

UCT Ikeys win 2014 Varsity Cup final with unbelievable comeback

Equality works both ways ladies. Those heels hurt when you're being smacked on the head up to ten times.

1 Year, 9 Months ago

Jared Payne banned for two weeks after red card challenge on Alex Goode

Nothing in pro rugby happens by chance
4 minutes in ....!!
if this isnt sanctioned heavily it will give a green light for players to run through/back into opposition jumpers without punishment.
And that will be d a n g e r o u s for all players in all levels of the game.

1 Year, 10 Months ago

Carlin Isles dropped ball blooper ruins great fifteens debut try

TRY ......100% , ball never went toward one inch.

Sarcastic applause is unwelcome in the game, but equally is showboating....both led by the TV Elite Players ....

1 Year, 10 Months ago

Test stars say thank you to Brian O'Driscoll in adidas tribute video

http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spearsville,_Louisiana#/search

Maybe it's being held here ?

1 Year, 10 Months ago

Ireland and O'Driscoll celebrate 2014 Six Nations victory in Paris

or even .... difficult to defend !

1 Year, 10 Months ago

Friday Funnies - George Ford's Innovative Kick

Law 9.A.2 [a] It's not allowed to hit the ground after its kicked.

1 Year, 10 Months ago

Friday Funnies - Nigel Owens tells off Mike Brown and Yoann Huget

Ooooops not anymore !!!!

1 Year, 11 Months ago

Friday Funnies - Nigel Owens tells off Mike Brown and Yoann Huget

Ok for kids up to u16 IMO beyond that age avoid !!

1 Year, 11 Months ago

Friday Funnies - Nigel Owens tells off Mike Brown and Yoann Huget

Mike Brown clearly was attempting to get the ball to take a Quick Throw In.

Law 19.2 [i] is expressly written to penalise Huget for his QTI obstruction/prevention ........

“If a player carrying the ball is forced into touch, that player must release the ball to an opposition player so that there can be a quick throw-in. Sanction: Penalty kick on 15-metre line”

You can also add in 10.4[n] which prohibits “Obstruction” or 10.4[m] which deals with “unsportsmanlike” behaviours.

However you look at it, Hugets actions were the catalyst, and Nigel Owens AND his AR both know this.

If NO concentrated on refereeing the Laws rather than his self promotion of ‘look at me’ [ I believe his slogans now appear on T-Shirts !!!!] then maybe this blatent ‘gamesmanship’ would be managed out of the game.

England would then have had a Penalty Kick & a chance to go two scores ahead ............ Oh..., ah ha – perhaps I’ve stumbled on why England didn’t get a PK as the Laws require ..... Shame on you NO.

1 Year, 11 Months ago