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The TMO In The Spotlight, Again.

The TMO In The Spotlight, Again. The Television Match Officials, or TMOs as we have preferred to call them, have been the target of much derision, disdain, and ridicule over the years. They have often been the cause of some...

New Law – More Confusion?

New Law – More Confusion? I have often wondered whether it is a deliberate tactic of the various functionaries that sit on the plethora of committees and councils at World Rugby headquarters to make constant changes to the laws and...

New Tackle Height Trial

New Tackle Height Trial The England Rugby Football Union will trial amended tackle laws in the second tier of English Rugby next season in a bid to make the game safer. The height of a legal tackle in rugby union will...

TMO’s To Be Put Back In Their Boxes!

TMO’s To Be Put Back In Their Boxes! In a move that will be welcomed by every single rugby fan on the planet, Television Match Officials may be stripped of their rights to interject (read: Interfere) during rugby matches. This...
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Judicial Jokers

Judicial Jokers I have previously been strongly critical of Sanzaar’s judicial processes and the leniency of sanctions applied to those who transgress the rules and laws of the game of rugby. I have written about the issue on numerous occasions...

RUGBY LAW CHANGES: SEASON 2017/8

RUGBY LAW CHANGES: SEASON 2017/8 (With thanks to Sam and his fellow bloggers at RugbyStore.co.uk) Here is a link y'all might like to try: Some friends from up north have gone to an enormous amount of trouble to analyse and explain the...

Download The Laws!

Get Your Own Copy! The 2018 Rugby Law Book is available for download from the World Rugby website. It is Free! (How can anyone resist a freebie?) To make it really really easy for you, just click on this link, and your...

Uncontested Scrums: The Law Clarified

  Uncontested Scrums: The Law Clarified The 2018 version of the Rugby Law Book might have been edited and simplified but. In truth, those simplifications are merely cosmetic and/or grammatical. The Laws might be easier to read, but that does not...

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