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Law discussion: Double movement, etc

There is a much-debated try in the match between the Stormers and Blues on Friday night that is worth looking at. By Paul Dobson, Moonsport....

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Referees to 28 May 2017

It is the final weekend of May, fewer matches but in some cases the climax to the season. By Paul Dobson, Moonsport....

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Law discussion: Try, no penalty try

There has been considerable discussion about an incident in the Paris final of the ninth World Rugby Sevens Series. By Paul Dobson, Moonsport....

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Referees to 21 May 2017

Last week there was the European Cup Final. This week there are few matches, but some of them are crucial. By Paul Dobson, Moonsport....

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From Top Playing to Top Refereeing

Karl Dickson retires this month from playing for Harlequins and will be joining England's group of professional referees next season. By Paul Dobson, Moonsport....

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Law discussion: Double movement, etc

Law discussion: Double movement, etc

There is a much-debated try in the match between the Stormers and Blues on Friday night that is worth looking at. By Paul Dobson, Moonsport.

Referees to 28 May 2017

Referees to 28 May 2017

It is the final weekend of May, fewer matches but in some cases the climax to the season. By Paul Dobson, Moonsport.

Law discussion: Try, no penalty try

Law discussion: Try, no penalty try

There has been considerable discussion about an incident in the Paris final of the ninth World Rugby Sevens Series. By Paul Dobson, Moonsport.

Ref Replies

Duty Ref 533 - Jaco & Jaco

Jaco Peyper's and Jaco van den Heever van Heerden, two legal men, are in Argentina on Super Rugby duty. They are happily answering readers' questions on the laws of the game. Peyper did the writing, Van Heerden the checking.

Duty Ref 532 - Joey Klaaste-Salmans

Joey Klaaste-Salmans, who is very active in the world of rugby refereeing, answers readers' questions on primary school laws..

Duty Ref 531 - Marius van der Westhuizen

Marius van der Westhuizen is home and answering readers' questions. Home has been a brief port of call for him in the first eight rounds of Super Rugby this year.

Law Videos

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Clip 7 - 15 May 2017 - Law 17

"Your man took it down." Playing against the Hurricanes, the Blues throw into a line-out. They win the ball and form a maul. They march the maul several metres downfield whe...

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Clip 8 - 12 May 2017 - Law 11

"Forward transfer". The Chiefs are playing white against the Cheetahs who are playing in orange. From a tackle, Tawera Kerr-Barlow, the Chiefs' scrumhalf, passes to Jame...

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Clip 9 - 10 May 2017 - Law 9

When are you allowed to charge a conversion? playing against the Cheetahs, Aaron Cruden is to take the conversion. He puts the ball on the tee, steps back and has all those sly glance...

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