A revised TMO protocol will be trialled during the tier-one Test matches in November with the aim of leaving greater decision-making responsibility with the on-field officials.
All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has welcomed World Rugby’s decision to implement a new TMO trial during the November Tests. MARIETTE ADAMS reports.
World Rugby has announced a closed trial revising the scope of the TMO during the end-of-year Tests hosted by tier-one nations.
There are no positional changes to the World Rugby rankings after a weekend that saw the Springboks beat the Wallabies and the All Blacks retain the Rugby Championship.
World Rugby vice-president Agustín Pichot has proposed replacing Test tours with a Nations League that will kick off in November 2020.
World Rugby CEO Brett Gosper says dangerous tackles will continue to be heavily punished by officials despite recent outcries about red cards.
The Bulls have lodged a formal complaint with World Rugby over the conduct of the RFU in its pursuit of John Mitchell.
World Rugby is examining the excessive use of the TMO and could effect changes as early as November to return power to the on-field referees.
The French Rugby Federation and National Rugby League are seeking to implement two new laws surrounding injury and concussion replacements.
All Blacks coach Steve Hansen says while rugby has changed, World Rugby hasn’t moved with the times.