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International Rugby Board

International Rugby Board
Welcome to the IRB website. Here are a few tips to get the best out of our site. Plug-ins Plug-ins are small pieces of software which work with your browser to give you extra functionality - like live sound, animation and interactive games. You should download the following plug-ins, if you have not got them already. PDFs PDF PDF stands for Portable Document Format and it is a cross platform document, which can be viewed through your browser or used for printing easily. For this reason, you will find a lot of the Laws and Regulations on the site are in PDF format.

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ERC 2014-04-07 19:31:39HIGH WYCOMBE, ENGLAND - APRIL 06: Nathan Hughes (L) of Wasps runs at Jimmy Cowan of Gloucester during the Amlin Challenge Cup Quarter Final match between London Wasps and Gloucester at Adams Park on April 6, 2014 in High Wycombe, England. (Photo by Ben Hoskins/Getty Images)Ben Hoskins 2014-04-07 20:42:07HIGH WYCOMBE, ENGLAND - APRIL 06: Billy Twelvetrees of Gloucester speaks with referee Marius Mitrea during the Amlin Challenge Cup Quarter Final match between London Wasps and Gloucester at Adams Park on April 6, 2014 in High Wycombe, England. (Photo by Ben Hoskins/Getty Images)Ben Hoskins 2014-04-07 20:41:52HIGH WYCOMBE, ENGLAND - APRIL 06: Sione Kalamafoni of Gloucester is tackled by Phil Swainston (L) and Guy Thompson (R) of Gloucester during the Amlin Challenge Cup Quarter Final match between London Wasps and Gloucester at Adams Park on April 6, 2014 in High Wycombe, England.

RugbyDump Last month marked five years since Rugbydump was first launched. It wasn't so much of a launch back then, it was more of a tinkering. Today however sees the relaunch of the site on our new platform, which will make a significant improvement to your daily RD experience. The past few months have seen a frantic race for us to get ready before the RWC kicks off, which as you know is only in a few days time. It looks like we've made it though, and we're pleased to say that there will be marked improvement on the site in all the aspects that were holding us back before. Law Discussion: scrum put-in Why don't they stop the farce of the scrum feed? Why? They blow up forward passes and knock-ons, hookers that baulk at the line-out, packs that set too soon.

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Scrum hit takes a hit A new scrum engagement sequence, with no “Hit”, has been devised for amateur rugby to minimise the risks of serious injury. From now on, scrum engagements at amateur level will be divided into three categories: 1. First category (Under-9 and younger): The scrum engagement will be passive engagement with no contest. 2. Rugby Union News, Live Scores, Results, Fixtures & Stats CUT U20 vs UFS U20. Photo by Morgan Piek /Rugby15. New scrum Laws to make amateur rugby safer will come into effect at club and schools level as the season gets underway this month, following an initiative introduced by the South African Rugby Union (SARU). A new scrum engagement sequence has been devised for amateur rugby to minimise the risks of serious injury suffered in this facet of play.

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