2016 Law Changes

2016 LAW CHANGES

 

Law 3 – Number of Players

  • 3.5, which addresses the number of players who are capable of playing in the front row, and how their number affects the total number of players a team may use has been re-written for better clarity with no substantive changes.  The part of this section which covers uncontested scrums has been split and now is a separate section (3.6).  All the subsequent sections have been re-numbered.
  • 3.12, which covers substituted players rejoining the match (now re-numbered to 3.14) has had one additional condition added.  In addition to front row replacement, blood injury replacement and (in Elite games with WR permission) temporary replacement for Head Injury Assessment, a substituted player may be used to replace a player who was injured as a result of Foul Play (as verified by the Match Officials).

Law 4 – Player Clothing (Clarification)

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2016 Spring Schedule Upload

Bulk Schedule Uploads are no longer being accepted. Please email matchsec@rugbyrefsny.com for any additions or changes.

Weekend days through mid May are well over booked at this point. We will deal with late submissions on an as available basis and may not be able to accommodate new additions within 2 weeks of the match date.

Previously provided match schedules are now all uploaded to our Master Schedule. Please review under the menu Schedules and Assignments > Match Request Schedule (Master Schedule). Contact matchsec@rugbyrefsny.com for any changes.

11/21-11/22 Referee Assignments

Teams must contact their assigned referees by Tuesday prior to match date.

Match Date Referee Division Home Team Away Team
11/21/2015 Jerry Esposito Club M3 Suffolk Old Maroon
11/21/2015 Brad Kleiner Col M D1A Iona Delaware
11/21/2015 Nick Priscott Club M2 White Plains Old Blue
11/21/2015 Paolo Cifani Club M2 New Haven Lansdowne
11/21/2015 Chris Green Club M2 Long Island NYRC
11/21/2015 Trevor Ceniviva Col Ivy Columbia Princeton
11/21/2015 Jeff Simpson
Joe Burpoe
Pearce Mara
Tyler Chicarella
Ros Anderson (AR)
Matt Ford (AR)
Catherine Sum (AR)
Karlla Davis (AR)
Andy Buck (TZM)
Sarah Rutman (TZM)
Col W2 Playoffs @ Vassar
11/22/2015 Jeff Simpson
Joe Burpoe
Pearce Mara
Tyler Chicarella
Ros Anderson (AR)
Matt Ford (AR)
Catherine Sum (AR)
Karlla Davis (AR)
Andy Buck (TZM)
Sarah Rutman (TZM)
Col W2 Playoffs @ Vassar