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Month: June 2016

What goes on tour…..

What goes on tour…..

What goes on tour……. The rugby tour. A staple of the game throughout the decades. They come in many shapes and sizes from a quick weekend away to the Vegas of the North; Blackpool to week long trips to somewhere more exotic. But I’m sure it’s not just me that’s noticed that touring is happening less and less frequently now and I’m not entirely certain why. It used to be common practice that at least once a season you would…

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World Rugby to start clamping down on play acting + Law changes

World Rugby to start clamping down on play acting + Law changes

World Rugby starting to take diving and play acting seriously. Good to see, as it’s becoming more and more prevalent in the game. I would like to see on the field punishment for it as well as retrospective action. Losing the player during the match as well as a ban/fine following would stamp it out for good. BBC SPORT World Rugby has introduced a number of law changes to the northern hemisphere game in an effort to stop simulation. Any…

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