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    women refs at world cup

    Why were there no lady refs during 2015 rugby world cup ? and therefore why are they fast forwarded by societies here ?
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    losing referees

    Sadly this season afew societies especially in amateur ranks have failed to secure referees for their saturday games . The costs of insurance andcertain referees expenses hasbecome an issue ; some societies send refs 50 /70 miles for a game . Sadly committees and London society have...
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    A Way of Cutting Down on Offences

    we always try and get a few refs to training sessions to explain THEIR version of events ; sadly as we know we do not sing from same hymn sheets as refs ! After a while we regonise the ref and are aware of his laws . ; however constant whistling may get you noticed and promoted...
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    A Way of Cutting Down on Offences

    we always try and get a few refs to training sessions to explain THEIR version of events ; sadly as we know we do not sing from same hymn sheets as refs ! After a while we regonise the ref and are aware of his laws . ; however constant whistling may get you noticed and promoted...
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    [7's/10's] Heel kick conversion? Would you allow it?

    i did one in the late 80's and it went over ....... we were winning by 50+ .... had i missed i been dropped as lack of respect ; however i had been praticing for weeks ... totally legal .
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    [7's/10's] Heel kick conversion? Would you allow it?

    i did one in the late 80's and it went over ....... we were winning by 50+ .... had i missed i been dropped as lack of respect ; however i had been praticing for weeks ... totally legal .
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    Two cards.

    "throwing remarks " is not a yellow otherwise we have 3 a side but it did diffuse the situation and I doubt they verbal again .
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    Two cards.

    "throwing remarks " is not a yellow otherwise we have 3 a side but it did diffuse the situation and I doubt they verbal again .
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    how low do we scrum

    i agree its to the props hip BUT if one prop is 5ft 4 and t'other 6ft 3 inches we have an issue ?
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    Complaining about a Ref

    BE CAREFUL as society does protect their referees . I was brave enough to question a society and was hastily removed without a hearing or a warning as a referee ! And sadly cannot contest the decision
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    Complaining about a Ref

    BE CAREFUL as society does protect their referees . I was brave enough to question a society and was hastily removed without a hearing or a warning as a referee ! And sadly cannot contest the decision
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    shortage of refs

    last few weeks ive been rung by several clubs asking to ref ; is there now a shortage of senior refs on a saturday afternoon in S.E london ?
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    flashing in scrums

    last weeks game i reffed we had issues with defending hookers "flashing " too early ; mainly due to ......."yes nine go ! command . Perhaps we go back to a steady scrum and attacking hooker tapping prop to tell scum half he is ready for the ball ? "yes nine go " is a command the ref needs not...
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    flashing in the scrum

    the scrum now being properly set .......I can forsee hookers flashing at an invisible ball . Therefore the question being when can a hooker flash ? I believe its when balls past the prop !
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    are referees cheats ?

    Dylan Hartley was crucified for mentioning the word ; however todays referee at Brumbies/Lions was debatable to be polite ! His decisions at the breakdown were different to every other game so far on tour and on super15's ....... Not once did a brumbies player...
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    Sent off players immediate ban

    i got sent of by london society for being a referee and without a hearing ! perhaps they could get their own house in order first .
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    Sent off players immediate ban

    i got sent of by london society for being a referee and without a hearing ! perhaps they could get their own house in order first .
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    Sent off players immediate ban

    problem will occur in december when there could be a 6 week delay ........... especially if player is innocent . Most prepared clubs will automatically ban the player after conference with the ref afterwards . Therefore adopting a referee at your rugby club is a very intelligent idea ! Most...
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    Sent off players immediate ban

    problem will occur in december when there could be a 6 week delay ........... especially if player is innocent . Most prepared clubs will automatically ban the player after conference with the ref afterwards . Therefore adopting a referee at your rugby club is a very intelligent idea ! Most...
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    termination of a referee

    I joined the london society 3 years ago and reached a level10 standard but despite attempts to ask for promotion or ask questions I have been perceived as being rude and arrogant . Without a hearing or meeting I have been despatched an emailed saying my registration has been withdrawn for...