(With thanks to Sam and his fellow bloggers at

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 Rugby Law changes that are in effect in 2018.

This has saved me a whole lot of effort, when I read their analysis I deleted my own laboriously long-winded effort and asked them if I could link to their site and their analysis.

Have a look at:


The site also provides access to the RugbyStore, where you can purchase equipment, boots, jerseys, and rugby paraphernalia.

I have invited some of their scribes to join us on this site as Guest Contributors, so we will shortly start receiving some thoughts that are not as biased as mine!