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#1 gabby

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Posted 13 July 2013 - 10:18 AM

Did anybody who saw the match think the same as me, regarding the Sheffield winger being brought down just short of the line? In my opinion, it was a trip which nobody mentioned in the commentary box and I would have given a penalty try plus a sin binning for 10 minutes. Anybody agree that some old rules seem to be forgotten as long as everybody stands square when playing the ball and other unimportant rules?


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#2 Blackbeard

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Posted 13 July 2013 - 10:24 AM

Did anybody who saw the match think the same as me, regarding the Sheffield winger being brought down just short of the line? In my opinion, it was a trip which nobody mentioned in the commentary box and I would have given a penalty try plus a sin binning for 10 minutes. Anybody agree that some old rules seem to be forgotten as long as everybody stands square when playing the ball and other unimportant rules?

Its usually a straight red for tripping Gabby



#3 Gav Wilson

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Posted 13 July 2013 - 10:59 AM

Its usually a straight red for tripping Gabby

 

It used to be, it was changed a few years ago though.


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#4 Piggy's mate

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Posted 13 July 2013 - 11:04 AM

I thought he over balanced going for the line. Did the London tackler shoulder charge him into touch?

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#5 gabby

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Posted 13 July 2013 - 11:08 AM

I thought he over balanced going for the line. Did the London tackler shoulder charge him into touch?

No! he stuck his leg out without the use of his arms. He didn't trip him by the attackers feet, more like threw his leg under his body.


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#6 Blackbeard

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Posted 13 July 2013 - 11:26 AM

It used to be, it was changed a few years ago though.

In the old rule book Gav u could grab a player and trip him but to just stick a leg out and trip should be a red card in my eyes , did'nt know it had been changed.................



#7 noname6

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Posted 13 July 2013 - 11:28 AM

No but thought Childs made it up as he went along...like normal

#8 Gav Wilson

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Posted 13 July 2013 - 11:39 AM

In the old rule book Gav u could grab a player and trip him but to just stick a leg out and trip should be a red card in my eyes , did'nt know it had been changed.................

 

Aye, the referee's were asked about it on twitter a few weeks ago. I had no idea it had changed either until then!


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#9 Blackbeard

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Posted 13 July 2013 - 12:11 PM

Aye, the referee's were asked about it on twitter a few weeks ago. I had no idea it had changed either until then!

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