Archive For The “Laws” Category


By | April 3, 2016

I have taken the Laws from a World Rugby document. LAW Law 15 – Tackle The tackler must get up before playing the ball and then may only play the ball from behind his side of the breakdown mid-point. (amend current 15.4 (c). The breakdown mid-point is not the ball but the point where players […]

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Sevens Critique and Law Proposals

By | April 6, 2015

Sevens Notes From SWS 2015Key Points: ·      There is no doubt that the players are bigger, fitter, stronger, faster and more powerful which serves to emphasize the point that major strides have been made in strength and conditioning. As a result the teams who win are able to wear the opposition down. ·      What we […]

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More On Law and More On Rugby Around The World

By | November 27, 2014

RUGBY AROUND THE WORLD Commodification Sevens Commodification started with the Hong Kong Sevens and now Wellington seems to be taking the lead as the ultimate in making rugby a commodity. I guess Olympic recognition will have the same impact at the other SWS venues so long as there is a middle class who can afford […]

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