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SANZAR Judiciary - Overhaul

Discussion in 'Rugby Discussion' started by MrTimms, Feb 2, 2012.

  1. MrTimms Ken Catchpole (46)

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    Looks like the whole discipline/judiciary system is getting an overhaul

    Hopefully a good move, I like the Off-Field Yellow Card and the Duty Judicial officer. The on field referral to the commissioner is also a great move forward. Hopefully make the whole thing more fair.
  2. GaffaCHinO Greg Davis (50)

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    Will this mean the citing commision will actually veiw all cames with a fine tooth comb and charge players in the following days after the game??
  3. fatprop David Wilson (68)

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    Until they copy the NRL, have detailed standards; with consistent documented penalties for those standards across the three judiciaries, it will be a shit fight.
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  4. Hawko John Hipwell (52)

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    Two things concern me:
    1. Can a team still refer an incident to a citing commissioner? If not, I don't like the new system.
    2. If the full hearings conducted by video conference include a judicial officer from each of the three countries making the determination collectively then I would applaud. That may help get consistent penalties, unlike last year.
    I hope Sanzar uses its right to appeal bad decisions. There were some very dodgy decisions on dangerous play last year.
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  5. Tim&Bingo Chris McKivat (8)

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    Is this a live time option for a referral of an incident that the Ref uses to confirm a Yellow, Upgrade to a Red, and does the off=field judge have
    the right to intervene in live time as well? Player appeals during a game as well? Sorry to sound so dim, just don't understand how and when this is implemented during a match?
  6. luikang Banned

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    Just mean the ref can now request a citing of a player. Last year that was the aggrieved teams job or the third official
  7. Lior Herbert Moran (7)

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    I think we are going to see a trend of the weak referees failing to yellow or red card players with this new report system. When it's convenient for them not to they can use the excuse "well, it's a penalty, but I'm not sure how high it got or I'm not sure if it was a complete spear tackle".

    I don't like the look of it, I think if a player is automatically yellow carded for foul play he then faces a review from the citing commissioner. And as someone alluded to earlier the opposition team can refer an incident.
  8. Bardon Peter Fenwicke (45)

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    From reading it, it seems player reports the incident to the ref, I would imagine via the captain or we'd have a soccer style free for all with players surrounding refs. Then ref would report to the citing commissioner probably similar to procedure for contacting the TMO.
  9. Bardon Peter Fenwicke (45)

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    If it was me in charge I'd use the new system to identify the weak refs. Those with a very low onfield yellow card count issued by themselves but a high off-field yellow card count should be given a warning and if there's no improvement should be removed from the super rugby panel until they do improve.
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