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The Ref Cam!

Will League follow suit??

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#1 Blotto

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Posted 20 February 2013 - 05:50 AM

The ARU have sanctioned this after trials


This could be a useful as well as novel piece of kit!

Though in Gansons case it will be modified to show his face at all times
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#2 Southstander13

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Posted 20 February 2013 - 09:11 AM

Already happening in RL. A few of the refs trialled them during the pre-season games, Ben Thaler mentions it in 40/20 magazine, with different methods being used such as glasses being worn by the ref with the camera on (no jokes!) or a camera attached to the side of their head etc.

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#3 hindle xiii

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Posted 20 February 2013 - 09:17 AM

What is the ref cam for exactly? Is it just meant as another shot for tv games? Or is it mainly for disciplinary purposes? I think I may have seen a bit of footage on a union game I was skimming past. But it was during a break in play (obviously).


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#4 Ponterover

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Posted 20 February 2013 - 09:40 AM

Alibert was wearing one at the Fev v Leigh game.

At the time, I thought he was wearing some really cool looking spectacles.

#5 brooza

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Posted 20 February 2013 - 09:44 AM

Seems to me that it will need some very good image stabilisation in it, Would be very bouncy when they're running around

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