Asked in Rugby, Rugby League, Rugby Union
What boots are not allowed in rugby eg moulded plastic studs or blades etc?
The reason why moulded boots or blades are not allowed in rugby is because they could potentially cause harm to other players and the person who is wearing the boots. Moulded boots don't have the same amount of turn as a normal rugby boot and can cause injuries such as broken ankles and muscle strains which i have experienced myself. Also steel blades could be sharpened not maliciously but could cause cut, this is why referees check studs before kick off. I...
Asked in Rugby
Are robots allowed to play rugby in England?
No, unfortunately from my own experience, i know that robots, by law, are not allowed to play rugby in England. I have benn playing rugby for 10 years and yesterday i was informed that due to me being a robot, i am no longer allowed to play. My name is Ben Stollery ...
Asked in English Football, Rugby
Are you allowed to wear blades in rugby?
They can be. However, there are very specific IRB and NRL regulations appertaining to rugby footwear. If you look at the link here it takes you directly to the section. Note that a referee can make a player / team change their footwear if they feel that the boot/shoe does not meet the regulation. http://www.irb.com/mm/document/lawsregs/0/060924gfirbregulation12_879.pdf The use of studs in boots appears to be the preferred method of players ...
Asked in Rugby Union
Can you score a drop kick from a kick off in rugby?
No you are not allowed to attempt a drop goal off a kick off in rugby- even if the ball does manage to go through no pints will be awarded. ...