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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote castleparknight Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 20 Jun 2019 at 14:27
Originally posted by Dad Dad wrote:

I have also been at a U15 girls game (in January) where a ref refused to allow play to start until 3 players removed leggings despite being offered a view of that rule (I believe it is reg 19 from memory) - hilariously one of his boots fell apart during the game and his whistle stopped working so Karma rules

What i meant was a set of long undershorts could reach just below the knee protect knees whilst still conforming to the regs as "underwear" not leggins

and likewise a long sleeved vest to just over the elbows or revert back to longs sleeved kits (body forming mind)
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote The Blues Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 20 Jun 2019 at 20:44
Originally posted by oneagainstthehead oneagainstthehead wrote:

Law 4 specifies that a player will wear jersey, shorts, underwear, socks and boots. Female players may also wear, among other additional things, long cotton based tights under shorts and socks (rationale is probably for cultural/religious reasons). The implication appears to be that men are not allowed full leg coverings.

Sorry C, our posts crossed.
 

Pretty sure James Pritchard had some leggings type clothing on a particularly cold day a few years ago and was made to remove the clothing, which he did on the side of the pitch.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Guinness John Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 21 Jun 2019 at 13:49
From memory, that was in the North of England, according to some people I know, ie Sedgley Park, good job it wasn't the cup game at Aspatria !!!
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Originally posted by castleparknight castleparknight wrote:

Originally posted by Dad Dad wrote:

I have also been at a U15 girls game (in January) where a ref refused to allow play to start until 3 players removed leggings despite being offered a view of that rule (I believe it is reg 19 from memory) - hilariously one of his boots fell apart during the game and his whistle stopped working so Karma rules

What i meant was a set of long undershorts could reach just below the knee protect knees whilst still conforming to the regs as "underwear" not leggins


and likewise a long sleeved vest to just over the elbows or revert back to longs sleeved kits (body forming mind)


I've seen players wear full length sleeves to the wrist in the premiership. For example Alex Goode is always in one isn't he?
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote castleparknight Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 22 Jun 2019 at 16:04
Yes he is
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Send for Prince Obolensky's shorts

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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Kimbo Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 22 Jun 2019 at 21:34
Having now watched the u20 World final, I didn't spot any damaged knees or elbows.
Good pitch maintenance?
Mind you, I've never noticed any damage in the UK at games I've been to.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Insignificant Tick Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 23 Jun 2019 at 10:36
Originally posted by Kimbo Kimbo wrote:

Having now watched the u20 World final, I didn't spot any damaged knees or elbows.
Good pitch maintenance?
Mind you, I've never noticed any damage in the UK at games I've been to.

Have a look at one of the England games where a winger had large plasters on both knees and was in obvious discomfort but could not come off.  
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Originally posted by OldNick OldNick wrote:

Announcement on the Coventry Rugby website

Well, that should make a major improvement to the playing conditions at the BPA.

More significantly for the club as a whole, it’ll remove the need to train elsewhere, and allow the other users of the pitch to continue, without over-using the ground.


 

Do you know if any or all of the retained playing squad were consulted. I assume they would be and obviously the player welfare would be discussed in detail. 

It seems that most clubs relish the idea of 3G or hybrid surfaces. the two grass pitches at Ealing have been transformed into quality grass pitches, now that they are not over used by the whole club. Ealing Trailfinders have invested in a fully floodlit second 3G pitch. 

The 3G are used by local schools, Universities, the clubs mini`s and youth teams, three Academy age groups and occasionally the England Squad. This is in addition to Ealing Trailfinders Pro squad and the professional rugby league team , the London Bronco`s . All of these teams generate income for the Trailfinders sports club.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote OldNick Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 23 Jun 2019 at 12:02
The discussions with players have been ongoing for over a year, and the intent to change the pitch has been part of contract negotiations. Some were extremely pro-change, some less so. It may have affected some renewal decisions.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Kimbo Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 23 Jun 2019 at 13:20
Originally posted by Insignificant Tick Insignificant Tick wrote:

Originally posted by Kimbo Kimbo wrote:

Having now watched the u20 World final, I didn't spot any damaged knees or elbows.
Good pitch maintenance?
Mind you, I've never noticed any damage in the UK at games I've been to.


Have a look at one of the England games where a winger had large plasters on both knees and was in obvious discomfort but could not come off.  

Was that on the same pitch? No clues in your posting as to where it was.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote castleparknight Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 24 Jun 2019 at 07:20
Originally posted by Kimbo Kimbo wrote:

Originally posted by Insignificant Tick Insignificant Tick wrote:

Originally posted by Kimbo Kimbo wrote:

Having now watched the u20 World final, I didn't spot any damaged knees or elbows.
Good pitch maintenance?
Mind you, I've never noticed any damage in the UK at games I've been to.


Have a look at one of the England games where a winger had large plasters on both knees and was in obvious discomfort but could not come off.  

Was that on the same pitch? No clues in your posting as to where it was.

It was on the same pitch, however I don't think his obvious discomfort was because of that (the pitch and his grazed knees) - I think it was from a tackle collision
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Kimbo Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 24 Jun 2019 at 08:26
Fairly Insignificant then?
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote OldNick Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 24 Jun 2019 at 21:04
A few pictures of progress...

https://www.facebook.com/OldNickRugbyPhotos/photos/?tab=album&album_id=851328151889675&mt_nav=1&ref=page_internal
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote No 7 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 24 Jun 2019 at 21:12
Originally posted by OldNick OldNick wrote:

A few pictures of progress...

https://www.facebook.com/OldNickRugbyPhotos/photos/?tab=album&album_id=851328151889675&mt_nav=1&ref=page_internal

That is the best condition I have ever seen the pitch in at Butts Road !LOL
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Originally posted by No 7 No 7 wrote:

Originally posted by OldNick OldNick wrote:

A few pictures of progress...

https://www.facebook.com/OldNickRugbyPhotos/photos/?tab=album&album_id=851328151889675&mt_nav=1&ref=page_internal

That is the best condition I have ever seen the pitch in at Butts Road !LOL

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Another week on - a lot of progress.



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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote No 7 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 01 Jul 2019 at 18:38
It looks really good progress. I think it will change how Coventry play. They seemed to be willing to run the ball from anywhere on the pitch the 3G will speed their game up even further.
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Latest progress photos now online at https://www.facebook.com/pg/OldNickRugbyPhotos/photos/?tab=album&album_id=860646820957808

The drainage layers are now nearly complete. Next, to build a kerb around them, cover with a coat of porous asphalt, and then start building the pitch on top.


Edited by OldNick - 08 Jul 2019 at 20:52
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