Suspected Concussion Stats from the Ulster Bank League

On amateur concussion stats, or the lack of them, and how they compare to the professionals.

Rugby discipline must be applied consistently

Dylan Hartley, Yoann Huget, and the Citing Commissioner's Warning.

The no-arms clearout needs to be shown the door

The human missile... the shoulder torpedo... I talked to former and current referees, players and medical staff about the dangerous practice of players clearing out without using their arms.

Liam Williams cited. Let the Lawyering Commence.

It seems the wording of the IRB memo on mid-air collisions might not have saved Liam Williams after all.

Heineken Cup Ref Watch – Things Are Not All The Same

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Four quarter finals, four referees. What have they pinged teams most for this season?

Six Nations Stats – Week 1

A dance through the stats from last weekend's Six Nations rugby for the Irish Examiner

Yes Nine is no more

A look at what the new "non-verbal" signal will mean for rugby...

The Crooked Feed Returns to France! (With Some Outside Help)

After three weeks with zero crooked feeds something remarkable happened in Week 9 of the Top 14. And there's a twist.

21 matches. 328 scrums. No crooked feeds? It’s the scrum trial in France.

For the third week in a row no Top 14 referee has awarded a free kick for a crooked feed. How are the Premiership and Pro 12 doing?

The Crooked Feed in France – Redux

After zero crooked feeds were called in Week 6 of the Top 14, were there any scrum halves penalised for a crooked feed in Week 7?