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Italy Ruck
Lonny Wedell
Level 1 Coach
United States

Has there been a ruling on the Italians and not commiting to the ruck? I noticed during the match that Sir was really confused and I have read a few articles. Yet, there is no offical word. The tactic looked very wise. I might apply it here in the states seeing there is no rule against it.

Posted 4 Apr 2017 06.12pm
Mark Harrington
World Rugby Head of Technical Services

No ruling to date. There is a closed Law trial being conducted at present whereby "a Ruck commences when at least one player is on their feet and over the ball which is on the ground (Tackler & tackled player). At this point the offside line is created."

Posted 5 Apr 2017 04.12pm
Lonny Wedell
Level 1 Coach
United States


Thank you. I stand by for a decision as the tatic looks rather intresting and is not illegal, at the moment.

I can see the loop hole though.



Posted 5 Apr 2017 05.12pm
kipyegon josphat
Laws of the Game Certified
advantage is played on Team A for a knack on, before advantage ends a prayer Of Team A punches a prayer Of Team B what is the correct thing to do
Posted 30 Apr 2017 02.12pm

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