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Referees to 22 April 2018

It's Ladies Weekend this weekend, or so it seems. By Paul Dobson, Moonsport....

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Commonwealth Games. 7s referees, Day 3

On Sunday, Day 3 of the Commonwealth Games Sevens will be played in matches that lead to the men's champions and the women's champions. By Paul Dobson, Moonsport....

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Printed and digital versions of ´Laws of the Game´ launched

SA Rugby has made available digital and print versions of the World Rugby's Laws of the Game Rugby Union 2018 as the school and club season gathers momentum....

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Commonwealth Games Referees, Days 1 & 2

Paddy O'Brien, World Rugby's Sevens manager of referees, has announced the referees for Days 1 & 2 of the Sevens at the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast. By Pau...

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Referees to 16 April 2018

Sevens again have lots of exposure as men and women's teams head for Gold Coast and the Commonwealth Games. By Paul Dobson, Moonsport....

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Referees to 22 April 2018

Referees to 22 April 2018

It's Ladies Weekend this weekend, or so it seems. By Paul Dobson, Moonsport.

Commonwealth Games. 7s referees, Day 3

Commonwealth Games. 7s referees, Day 3

On Sunday, Day 3 of the Commonwealth Games Sevens will be played in matches that lead to the men's champions and the women's champions. By Paul Dobson, Moonsport.

Printed and digital versions of ´Laws of the Game´ launched

Printed and digital versions of ´Laws of the Game´ launched

SA Rugby has made available digital and print versions of the World Rugby's Laws of the Game Rugby Union 2018 as the school and club season gathers momentum.

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Duty Ref 545 - Joey Klaaste-Salmans

Joey Klaaste-Salmans, a former top panel referee in South Africa, the chairman of the Western Province Referees' Society and our expert on primary school laws, answers a reader's question.

Duty Ref 544 - Lourens van der Merwe

Lourens van der Merwe has had a great refereeing career- rising to Currie Cup, Super Rugby and Test levels. He is the 67th of 75 South African Test referees since 1891. He is now the chairman of referees in the Free State. And here he is answering readers' questions.

Duty Ref 543 - Joey Klaaste-Salmans

When we have questions on primary school rugby and its laws we refer immediately to Joey Klaaste-Salmans, a schoolmaster and the energetic chairman of the Western Province Referees' Society.

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Clip 1 - 8 March 2018 - Law 21

Look at what the player did and what the law says. Then decide. Wales play England at Twickenham. England have just gone into a 12-0 lead when Wales attack . They go left near the Eng...

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Clip 2 - 6 March 2018 - Law 19

No infringement but the referee stopped play. Rory Best of Ireland charges forward. Two Italian players, Alessandro Zanni (4) and Nicola Quaglio (1), grab Best, and the three fall to...

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Clip 3 - 5 March 2018 - Law 16

Maul! Jayden Hayward of Italy kicks high downfield. Rob Kearney of Ireland leaps up and catches the ball. He immediately starts running to the left and passes to Jacob Stockdale on th...

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