Articles in the IRB Rulings Category

Glasses and Goggles

Posted by ncsmeda on September 11th, 2014

irb gogglesUPDATE – January 2014

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USA Rugby Game Management Guidelines – Updated

Posted by SCRRS Website Committee on September 11th, 2013

USA Rugby Referees’ management has established guidelines to refereeing at all levels in USA Rugby. These guidelines enable players and referees to have a clearer approach to the game, to enable consistency in Law application throughout the country. They also reflect directives from the iRB.

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USA Rugby Review: Ball Out

Posted by IRB Laws on January 24th, 2010

The video reflects when the ball is out, at rucks. There are many scenarios, and clarification at rucks. This is by no means a judgment on the referees, but purely a tool to assist referees in consistency at this phase, in USA Rugby. This standard should be applied in the RSL 2010. Read More →

USA Rugby Review: The Scrum

Posted by IRB Laws on January 24th, 2010

The video reflects Scrum issues. There are many scenarios, and clarification regarding the engagement, feeding and scrummaging. This is by no means a judgment on the referees, but purely a tool to assist referees in consistency at the scrum, in USA Rugby. This standard should be applied in the RSL 2010. Read More →

USA Rugby Review: The Tackle

Posted by IRB Laws on January 24th, 2010

The video below reflects how referees are to approach the tackle. There are many scenarios, and clarification regarding players clearing tacklers/tackled players. This is by no means a judgment on the referee in this game as it is from 2008, but purely a tool to assist referees in consistency at the tackle, in USA Rugby. This standard should be applied in the RSL 2010. Read More →