Snow causes games to be cancelled

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A sudden and heavier snow fall caused many games to be cancelled.  Although the Team captains must agree whether the game can go ahead.  On this occasion referee Ray Sutherland in “Red” was on hand to confirm it was not playable.

9 league games postponed in Durham with a further 3 games started and then abandoned due to the weather

RFU Law Clarification clips

rugby law book

The clips are subject to review and comment by the Professional Game Match Official Team, which generates a valuable resource to be shared far and wide, to match officials, coaches and players alike, to gain a common understanding.

Will they make it clear or confuse you even more?

Artificial Grass Pitch Strategy

Artificial Grass Pitch
With the current weather conditions the RFU could not have picked a better time to announce their Artificial Grass Pitch (AGP) Strategy

With the demand on pitches to cater for games on a Saturday, Age Grade and Ladies games on Sundays and locations for School games to be played midweek under lights, could the RFU have picked the perfect strategy to develop the game?

For once “well done the RFU” on a great investment in the future of rugby.  The only question is does it need to be even bigger?

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