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Re: New scrum laws
Posted by: thekeg
Date: 08/09/2017 14:02
Surely you were right to do so though Flumpty with the result being that the players need to start doing the right thing in order for the game to progress!
It's not for the ref to ignore things in order to make the game flow, Clutch likes that argument but I've always hated it. Why have laws if they can be ignored, and in most cases the infraction is to stop the opposition competing for the ball (lots around the ruck as well as the set piece that refs also ignore).

It's not so much ignore, more a question of where the line is drawn/how it is interpreted as it often isn't black and white in reality. Scrum feeding is a bit different as that has been completely ignored for years

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