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Posted by: Bathovalballer
Date: 14/11/2019 09:42
Thank you PGT. Excellent summation and very insightful.

Personally I think the refs not applying the law to putting the ball in straight is abdecating their responsibilities. If defending sides know that they don't have a hope of hooking a ball put straight into the second row, all they will do is an eight man shove which could be argued is more dangerous with all extra effort and weight being applied to the opposition scrum. It means the striking hooker can barely get his foot off the ground. Much more interesting and skillful and creates more of a contest if both hookers are able to strike for the ball.

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