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# law book

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# laws
World Rugby forms working group to examine the state of the breakdown
Some of the game’s leading coaches, referees, and medical experts will be involved.
# know your laws
World Rugby adopts 12 global trials into law book with immediate effect
No kicking the ball out of rucks, the feed into the scrum and much more.
# law book
World Rugby has confirmed more fascinating law trials for 2016
The offside line will be one metre back from a new ‘breakdown,’ with two referees on the pitch.