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  1. miguel de cervantes

    miguel de cervantes First Grade

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    ...close out a game after full time?



    There has got to be a dozen ways to go about this, but they made it look so difficult, and nearly got pinged for a volontary tackle or even a rolling maul of some description (obstruction?). The ref even warned them about forward passing into touch!

    WTF were they thinking? All they needed to do was boot it into touch, then boot it into touch. Or just tap, knock on and dive on the ball. Is it that hard?
     
  2. adamkungl

    adamkungl Immortal

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    That was weird. Would have been an all time controversy if Australia were awarded a penalty and scored.
     
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  3. deluded pom?

    deluded pom? Coach

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    It could quite easily have been given. Why not just tap it run towards the sideline and hoof it out of play?
     
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    Why *didn't* the ref blow something. It was like he just ended the game because it was the easiest options haha
     
  5. miguel de cervantes

    miguel de cervantes First Grade

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    I wonder what would happen if they refused to take the penalty? Can they be penalised?
     
  6. miguel de cervantes

    miguel de cervantes First Grade

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    Players are clearly in front of the "kicker" when the penalty is taken too....
     
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    myrrh ken First Grade

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    When was the last time you ever saw a penalty for a voluntary tackle.
     
  8. deluded pom?

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    I think I've only ever seen one and that was about thirty five years ago.
     

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