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Law discussion: prop suicide

28 Jan 2015

Are prop forwards in the process of committing suicide, of making such a constant mess that they are in danger of being written out of the game?

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From SANZAR referees´ course

28 Jan 2015

SANZAR's course for referees ahead of Super Rugby 2015 ended on Tuesday, the third day of the course. Jaco van Heerden, South Africa's newest Super Rugby referee reports.

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Referees to 1 February 2015`

27 Jan 2015

January ends, the European pools have ended and soon the Six Nations and Super Rugby will start.

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SANZAR referees´ camp, Day 1

26 Jan 2015

SANZAR are holding their annual course for their Super Rugby referees in Many, Sydney. One of those attending is Jaco van Heerden of Pretoria, new to such an experience. He reports on Sunday's first day of the course..

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SANZAR´s Super Rugby Referees

26 Jan 2015

At its annual course for Super Rugby referees in Manly, Sydney, SANZAR has announced its 16 referees for Super Rugby in 2015.

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Bray on SANZAR Course

26 Jan 2015

SANZAR's referees are attending a course in Manly, Sydney, in preparation for Super Rugby 2015 which starts on 13 February in New Zealand when the Crusaders play the Rebels.

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Varsity Cup: law innovations

26 Jan 2015

The Varsity Cup is almost back and ready to rock with innovations and even more excitement set to form part of this year’s competition. The 2015 season kicks off on 9 February and amongst some of the exciting innovations is the return of the White Card.

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Many Yellow Cards

23 Jan 2015

World Rugby (nee IRB) has issued a memorandum, written by Tim Gresson, the chairman of its judicial panel, on accumulated yellow cards and warnings by the citing commissioner.

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An e-mail worth discussing

22 Jan 2015

Just after Christmas I received the following e-mail, addressed to our service 'Ask the ref'. It follows an e-mail from John Smith, which I answered:

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Learner refs from USA to US

22 Jan 2015

On Thursday USA Rugby announced the two recipients of the Shanagher Morrison Scholarship for 2015. The scholarship, named after two of USA Rugby’s best known referees, will send Nick Cutrell and Cody Kuxmann to the Maties Rugby Academy in Stellenbosch.

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