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    [Law] Compelling evidence?

    During the Stormers vs Lions Super Rugby game yesterday the TMO "awarded" a try saying "there is compelling evidence that the ball was grounded" "Compelling evidence" was a term I haven't heard used before. What is meant by "compelling evidence" and how does that compare to "clear and obvious"?
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    [Law] Compelling evidence?

    During the Stormers vs Lions Super Rugby game yesterday the TMO "awarded" a try saying "there is compelling evidence that the ball was grounded" "Compelling evidence" was a term I haven't heard used before. What is meant by "compelling evidence" and how does that compare to "clear and obvious"?
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    Nicholas Sanchez's "mistimed" offences

    Two offences deemed to be not serious, only mistimed - Penalty only https://youtu.be/9Ar9enc9J_4 Sanchez was subsequently cited for the "mistimed" jump
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    Nicholas Sanchez's "mistimed" offences

    Two offences deemed to be not serious, only mistimed - Penalty only https://youtu.be/9Ar9enc9J_4 Sanchez was subsequently cited for the "mistimed" jump
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    Ruck penalty or no - 7s

    USA vs SA - tackle becomes a ruck (I think) and the ruck clean out moves players off the ball. USA player comes from the side picking up the ball lying in the open and is blown for side entry https://twitter.com/USASevensRugby/status/839628626538680325 Correct?
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    Ruck penalty or no - 7s

    USA vs SA - tackle becomes a ruck (I think) and the ruck clean out moves players off the ball. USA player comes from the side picking up the ball lying in the open and is blown for side entry https://twitter.com/USASevensRugby/status/839628626538680325 Correct?
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    If it looks like a knock on it is a knock on

    During the Super Rugby season we saw a number of knock on tries given by the TMOs because there wasn't "clear and obvious separation", often due to camera angles. The "worst" was Dillyn Leyds's try https://youtu.be/fPgA9lmE8Dw But there were others, which I cannot specifically remember. From...
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    If it looks like a knock on it is a knock on

    During the Super Rugby season we saw a number of knock on tries given by the TMOs because there wasn't "clear and obvious separation", often due to camera angles. The "worst" was Dillyn Leyds's try https://youtu.be/fPgA9lmE8Dw But there were others, which I cannot specifically remember. From...
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    [Law] No clear separation no knock on?

    During the Stormers vs Brumbies game the Stormers (Blue) "scored" a try where the blue player "lost" the ball during the dive but according the TMO there was "no clear separation" of the ball from his arm and the try was awarded. https://youtu.be/ZytbA9CoIQw at about 2:00 (full version not...
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    [Law] No clear separation no knock on?

    During the Stormers vs Brumbies game the Stormers (Blue) "scored" a try where the blue player "lost" the ball during the dive but according the TMO there was "no clear separation" of the ball from his arm and the try was awarded. https://youtu.be/ZytbA9CoIQw at about 2:00 (full version not...
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    Tactical substitution with a substituted player

    During yesterday's Currie Cup match between the Golden Lions and the Sharks a Lions flanker was replaced in the 72nd minute by a starting lock who had himself been replaced in the 57th minute. The replaced flanker didn't seem to be in distress and it didn't seem to be blood replacement or a...
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    Tactical substitution with a substituted player

    During yesterday's Currie Cup match between the Golden Lions and the Sharks a Lions flanker was replaced in the 72nd minute by a starting lock who had himself been replaced in the 57th minute. The replaced flanker didn't seem to be in distress and it didn't seem to be blood replacement or a...
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    WWF style tackles

    These pro wrestle style tackles are becoming more and more common in the game and when cited the players, and management, claim that they didn't "lift" the player even though the tackle was obviously dangerous Skelton on Whitelock: http://www.smh.com.au/cqstatic/gh8a4k/lwd1f.gif Speight on de...
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    WWF style tackles

    These pro wrestle style tackles are becoming more and more common in the game and when cited the players, and management, claim that they didn't "lift" the player even though the tackle was obviously dangerous Skelton on Whitelock: http://www.smh.com.au/cqstatic/gh8a4k/lwd1f.gif Speight on de...
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    World Rugby directive on foul play, tackles, mauls

    At a meeting in April 2015, the Laws Representation Group (LRG) considered the areas of the Game where, it had been agreed that Law amendments were not required but that current Law was to be enforced by match officials including: Foul play (tackles), scrum feeds, mauls Link with videos...
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    World Rugby directive on foul play, tackles, mauls

    At a meeting in April 2015, the Laws Representation Group (LRG) considered the areas of the Game where, it had been agreed that Law amendments were not required but that current Law was to be enforced by match officials including: Foul play (tackles), scrum feeds, mauls Link with videos...
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    NRL style ref's bunker for Super Rugby?

    http://www.supersport.com/rugby/super-rugby/news/150611/Sanzar_investigate_refs_bunker
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    NRL style ref's bunker for Super Rugby?

    http://www.supersport.com/rugby/super-rugby/news/150611/Sanzar_investigate_refs_bunker
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    Quick restart

    At the end of the Lions vs Bulls game on Saturday the Lions quickly restarted the game after a Bulls penalty in the 78th minute. The Bulls captain now says that the Lions did the quick restart with a new ball where they should have used the same ball the penalty was kicked with. While the...
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    Quick restart

    At the end of the Lions vs Bulls game on Saturday the Lions quickly restarted the game after a Bulls penalty in the 78th minute. The Bulls captain now says that the Lions did the quick restart with a new ball where they should have used the same ball the penalty was kicked with. While the...