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    Welsh Rugby Union / Regions mess

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    Welsh Rugby Union / Regions mess

    In a nutshell then (kind of!) - as I see it: 5 seasons ago, Wales' 4 regions signed up to a participation agreement based on a 10 year term with a get out clause after 5. This dictates how much money the regions get from the WRU each season through TV deals etc. - The monies are passed to the...
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    Welsh Rugby Union / Regions mess

    In a nutshell then (kind of!) - as I see it: 5 seasons ago, Wales' 4 regions signed up to a participation agreement based on a 10 year term with a get out clause after 5. This dictates how much money the regions get from the WRU each season through TV deals etc. - The monies are passed to the...
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    Welsh Rugby Union / Regions mess

    Amid the mess, I have heard a rumour that a number of referees in Wales have suspended their services in a move to take a stand against the Union...! Astonishing really. (I cannot guarantee the validity of this!!!)
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    Welsh Rugby Union / Regions mess

    Amid the mess, I have heard a rumour that a number of referees in Wales have suspended their services in a move to take a stand against the Union...! Astonishing really. (I cannot guarantee the validity of this!!!)
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    Hugh Watkins banned and resigns

    Plot thickens. I'll point out this line in the players' code of conduct: 1.5 A Player shall not publish or cause to be published in any medium (including via social networking websites) criticism of the manner in which the Disciplinary Panel, the WRU Professional Disciplinary Panel or the...
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    Hugh Watkins banned and resigns

    Plot thickens. I'll point out this line in the players' code of conduct: 1.5 A Player shall not publish or cause to be published in any medium (including via social networking websites) criticism of the manner in which the Disciplinary Panel, the WRU Professional Disciplinary Panel or the...
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    Hugh Watkins banned and resigns

    Not sure about previous, but I am aware of at least one other official in Wales who has had a longer ban for comments on social media.
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    Hugh Watkins banned and resigns

    Not sure about previous, but I am aware of at least one other official in Wales who has had a longer ban for comments on social media.
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    Hugh Watkins banned and resigns

    He was a spectator.
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    Hugh Watkins banned and resigns

    He was a spectator.
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    Hugh Watkins banned and resigns

    Thoughts? He's not the first one to be banned in Wales this season for social media comments, and this isn't the longest ban either. http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/rugby-union/22207141 Referee Hugh Watkins banned for 12 weeks after Twitter comment A rugby referee of 20 years says he is...
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    Hugh Watkins banned and resigns

    Thoughts? He's not the first one to be banned in Wales this season for social media comments, and this isn't the longest ban either. http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/rugby-union/22207141 Referee Hugh Watkins banned for 12 weeks after Twitter comment A rugby referee of 20 years says he is...
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    Northampton v Exeter - Tip tackle

    Just before half time... Northampton number 8 looks to have spear tackled an opponent... With the benefit of replays, JP Doyle made the decision himself and gave yellow... How come not a red?
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    Northampton v Exeter - Tip tackle

    Just before half time... Northampton number 8 looks to have spear tackled an opponent... With the benefit of replays, JP Doyle made the decision himself and gave yellow... How come not a red?
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    Witty Comebacks

    Scrum Half: "Will you watch their early engagements please ref?" "On condition that you watch your straight put in!!"
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    Witty Comebacks

    Scrum Half: "Will you watch their early engagements please ref?" "On condition that you watch your straight put in!!"
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    Witty Comebacks

    "If you want to lie over a ball, yoga classes are on Tuesday!"
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    Witty Comebacks

    "If you want to lie over a ball, yoga classes are on Tuesday!"