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Scrum

  • 4 clear and precise calls each followed by 4 clear actions SEE CLIP 6
  • Zero tolerance to early engagement
  • Tight heads to be square on engagement and Loose heads to be hitting up
  • A legal bind from tight head and loose head, with binding on body and not arms SEE CLIP 7
  • Loose heads putting a hand on the ground to prevent a collapse at engagement may on occasion be able to rebind at the referee’s discretion.
  • This should however be an exception rather than a norm
  • A loose head repeatedly putting a hand on the ground on engagement should be penalised

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A legal bind from tight head and loose head, with binding on body and not arms

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