Recent content by dave adams

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    Advice please

    Blue eight makes a run and is stopped by gold eight but both players stay on their feet. He manages to turn , shielding the ball, but is temporarily isolated from his team mates. No maul has formed Gold five runs around blue eight and attempts to rip away the ball, thereby obstructing blues...
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    First refereeing experience

    Problem arose from both teams being poor coached. The maul was moving up/down the pitch but because the ball had not been 'presented' in the initial contact the ball carrier and the tackler were chest to chest with the ball trapped between them. Then when other players joined it became even...
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    First refereeing experience

    Problem arose from both teams being poor coached. The maul was moving up/down the pitch but because the ball had not been 'presented' in the initial contact the ball carrier and the tackler were chest to chest with the ball trapped between them. Then when other players joined it became even...
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    First refereeing experience

    I've just finished my first game reffing under 13's. - my first thoughts are - there must be an easier way to start! Main problem was the rucks and mauls were very messy. In the maul the ball carriers mostly failed to turn and present the ball in the contact so result was piles of lads pushing...
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    First refereeing experience

    I've just finished my first game reffing under 13's. - my first thoughts are - there must be an easier way to start! Main problem was the rucks and mauls were very messy. In the maul the ball carriers mostly failed to turn and present the ball in the contact so result was piles of lads pushing...
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    Simultaneous grounding

    Ref'd just my second game last week and was immediately tested. An untidy maul had formed- you know the sort that ten year olds produce with attacking and defending players all with their hands on the ball. Maul advanced over the try-line when attacking player and defending player, still with...
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    Simultaneous grounding

    Ref'd just my second game last week and was immediately tested. An untidy maul had formed- you know the sort that ten year olds produce with attacking and defending players all with their hands on the ball. Maul advanced over the try-line when attacking player and defending player, still with...