Law Discussions

Law discussion: Losing the ball and the TMO

Law discussion: Losing the ball and the TMO

The heart of this matter is losing the ball/not having control/knocking on. By Paul Dobson, Moonsport.

Law discussion: Ball strikes referee

Law discussion: Ball strikes referee

In the Freedom Day match at Newlands between the Stormers and the Rebels, a player passed the ball into the referee. By Paul Dobson, Moonsport.

Law discussion: Making a mark

Law discussion: Making a mark

The mark, fair catch, free kick is one of the very oldest modes of play in the rugby game. It is included in the first written laws, back in 1845. By Paul Dobson, Moonsport.

Law discussion: Penalty try

Law discussion: Penalty try

Rugby's severest punishment of an infringement of the laws is a penalty try. By Paul Dobson, Moonsport.

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