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TN Bhoy
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I see there will be a free live steam and it just says 1pm
Is that our time?



Nope, my time.


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heypaul
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So when a ruck is formed the defending team must go straight over the ball carrier to take possession?

Yes
You can not come from the side or back
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Also can you strip the ball away when the offensive player is on his feet?

I'm pretty sure you can

Maybe busbeepbeep or others who know can clarify


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re: The BIG Rugby thread: All Questions & Discussions welcomed ....
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I see there will be a free live steam and it just says 1pm Is that our time?



Think so, but I'm not sure.

Edit* nevermind, what TN Bhoy said.
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constant cough
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re: The BIG Rugby thread: All Questions & Discussions welcomed ....
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I'm pretty sure you can

Maybe busbeepbeep or others who know can clarify



Yeah, you strip it if the player is on his feet, provided your onside.
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heypaul




I need to bump this thread when I’m actually watching a match. I know I have more questions but can’t think of them at the moment


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Posted by etm512 On a throw in I guess a foul is called if a guy doesn't throw it exactly in the middle of the two teams hoisting up their one man? Does the throwing team still try to get the ball more towards their guy? What determines how and when a ball is thrown into a scrum?

Yes they are supposed to zip it down the middle

Also when the ref says 'yes 9'
That's when the fly half (#9) rolls the ball in the middle of the scrum

But just like the line out, guys have learned how to put a little English on the ball


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constant cough
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re: The BIG Rugby thread: All Questions & Discussions welcomed ....
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On a throw in I guess a foul is called if a guy doesn't throw it exactly in the middle of the two teams hoisting up their one man? Does the throwing team still try to get the ball more towards their guy?



Correct, it has to be down center. It's usually up to the refs discretion.


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What determines how and when a ball is thrown into a scrum?


Usually when there is a knock-on(when the offensive player fumbles the ball forward). And when the ball goes dead in the endzone their will be a 5 meter scrum.
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heypaul
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re: The BIG Rugby thread: All Questions & Discussions welcomed ....
You tube
Rugby full matches, there's plenty to watch

And the two guys and one sideline chick that were doing the last game on FOX (USA/AB) were very good!
He explained a lot with out sounding like an idiot or making you feel like one
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TN Bhoy
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re: The BIG Rugby thread: All Questions & Discussions welcomed ....
Strange thing I've noticed at Ospreys matches:

All of the fans (other than me) are wearing jerseys. And not the nice looking sponsor-less ones.


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re: The BIG Rugby thread: All Questions & Discussions welcomed ....
I'll check that out.


What's our chances against Uruguay next year?


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We can beat them


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heypaul
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re: The BIG Rugby thread: All Questions & Discussions welcomed ....
You attending some good matches?


constant cough
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re: The BIG Rugby thread: All Questions & Discussions welcomed ....
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What's our chances against Uruguay next year?



Like 95%. If we lose to Uruguay I'd be embarrassed.

Here's the current world rankings. LINK


After Georgia this weekend The Eagles are playing Russia on the 23rd.
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TN Bhoy
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re: The BIG Rugby thread: All Questions & Discussions welcomed ....
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You attending some good matches?



Mainly Ospreys. Went to the Heineken Cup loss to Leinster.




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so what are the chances that USA wins Saturday?





More important: Atlanta Old White at New Orleans is Saturday.

Soph vs. Bus

Kinda.


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Bus all day.


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re: The BIG Rugby thread: All Questions & Discussions welcomed ....
Posting in the rugby thread. Glad this time of year is rolling around. Went and looked up the schedule last week for Munster just in time to see them on a 3 week break. That means I'll probably forget to watch the match b/c I have a terribad memory.

Rugby is definitely my go to sport to watch as football season is winding down and waiting for baseball season to start.


heypaul
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re: The BIG Rugby thread: All Questions & Discussions welcomed ....
I'm a big fan of the End of Year Tours
usually some good matches that only come around every so often


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has me thinking they could beat the Aussies


lol, no.

Aussies live breath sleep rugby league.

US Tomahawks best players are 2nd tier Aussie who qualify for the US team.


heypaul
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you got to believe !


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