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Time for a proper TMO

The TMO, the referral system where a referee can asks a TMO to review footage and adjudicate whether a try has been scored or foul play has been committed has been inconsistent. 42 more words


'The untapped markets of restorative justice'

By Philip McCready

Britain, it is often said, has a punitive culture that is evident not only in penal sentencing
and governmental policy but within society generally. 675 more words

Restorative Justice

UK: Rugby Football Union Investigates Homophobic Abuse of Gay Referee

The Rugby Football Union is currently investigating the alleged homophobic and racial abuse of openly-gay Welsh referee, Nigel Owens, during a recent game between England and New Zealand. 308 more words


All Blacks snatch victory 24 to 21 in controversial match against England

Originally published by NZNewsUK.

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The All Blacks snatched victory from England to win 24 to 21 at Twickenham, in a game that was too close to call at times – some would say even by the referee. 508 more words

New Zealand

"We haven't met before, I'm the referee...."

“This is not soccer”

Where the ref is besieged by players at every decision, claiming exactly the opposite to have happened.


Question the ref and he’ll move the ball 10 metres.

To your disadvantage…

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