Finding A Balance – by Pat McNally

By Pat McNally

Refereeing requires individuals to expend a great deal of effort and sacrifice
for very little reward.

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Ask the Ref: Two Quick Taps

Posted by IRB Laws on December 5th, 2009

Hey Ref: “After a quick tap where the scrumhalf drew another penalty for not-10, the ref let him take the next penalty quick again before we could get back.  Can you take the second tap quick like that?”

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Raising the refereeing bar – by Pat McNally

Posted by SCRRS Website Committee on December 1st, 2009

By Pat McNally

It is generally accepted that the best way to improve a rugby player’s performance is by creating systems that include qualified coaching, effective training and conditioning methods, and first-class facilities.

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Study: College basketball referees hold home-team bias

Posted by SCRRS Website Committee on November 23rd, 2009

Fewer fouls called on home team

They don’t all need glasses. But if you always suspected basketball referees are biased — well, you’re right, according to a couple of professors who’ve studied the matter.

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Three stages of a ref’s career – by Pat McNally

Posted by SCRRS Website Committee on November 17th, 2009

By Pat McNally

1. OMG, WHAT WAS I THINKING?

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