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Jay Williams

Law student at the University of Warwick. Major interests in football and rugby.

Should A TMO Challenge System Be Introduced In Rugby?

<> at Liberty Stadium on January 15, 2016 in Swansea, Wales.

It is time for a major change to the TMO protocol? “TMO Check” is gradually becoming the most dreaded phrase to hear at a rugby stadium. The general consensus among rugby fans is that is it now being overused in the modern game, and has tarnished rugby’s reputation for being a fast-flowing and entertaining sport. Despite the apparent over-usage, referees …

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Where To Next For Women’s Rugby?

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 08: Charlotte Caslick of Australia is tackled by Sarah Goss of New Zealand during the Women's Gold Medal Rugby Sevens match between Australia and New Zealand on Day 3 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Deodoro Stadium on August 8, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images)

The inclusion of Rugby Sevens in Rio this year was undoubtedly crucial towards the progression of women’s rugby, but can we expect to see the same progress as seen in women’s football after its first inclusion in the Olympics back in Atlanta 1996? 19 years on from Atlanta the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup in Canada attracted audiences of up to …

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