Law Discussions

Law discussion - ball lost, try lost

Law discussion - ball lost, try lost

There are only a few minutes to play. Toulouse are leading Bath by two points - 22-20. Freddy Burns kicks a penalty from slap in front. The ball strikes an upright and stays out but fullback Burns gets a golden chance of redemption. By Paul Dobson, Moonsport.

Law discussion: Penalty try?

Law discussion: Penalty try?

Rondebosch in blue are playing Bishops in white at Bishops. With time up on the clock and the score at 10-all, Rondebosch put the ball into a scrum near the half-way line. By Paul Dobson, Moonsport.

Law discussion: Heading out

Law discussion: Heading out

Johan Blankenberg of Cape Town asks about a rare incident on a rugby field. It must be rare as I have not seen or heard of it in 73 years of involvement in rugby on all the continents. But let him ask his question. By Paul Dobson, Moonsport.

Law Discussion: Manufacturing a penalty

Law Discussion: Manufacturing a penalty

This really is for debate as in both these cases, the player penalised is trying to do the right thing - get out of the way. By Paul Dobson, Moonsport.

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