Paddy O'Brien Talks 7s Refereeing with Paddy O'Brien
Paddy O'Brien Talks 7s Refereeing
Part 1. Paddy O'Brien Talks 7s Refereeing 3:59 Free video
TRS has decided to go straight to the source, Paddy O'Brien head of 7s referees, to clarify the rules, differences and attitudes the referees take. We will be chatting to Paddy over the next two months about how the game is refereed.
|Course||Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5|
|Topics||Coaches Corner Sevens|
|Applicable to||Coaches Players Others Referees|
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Peter Adams England
Good to see the refs side and understand more of what’s being looked for. Would be great to see some longer vids with footage commentary explaining where the marginal decisions are being made and why. The ref is one of the few people on the field who can make or break a game as an individual. Better understanding of the decisions by refs is always good; a solid appreciation by players and spectators is almost more important! How many times do you see refs take the flack for one poor decision when a team has given away multiple penalties during a game. Scotland / Australia in the World Cup – I don’t recall the ref failing to secure a vital set piece play before the media spotlight landed!
Paul Platts New Zealand
excellent set of videos very well explained. Cheers
Warren Bradshaw New Zealand
Great idea to get Paddy on the site, looking forward to more 7s on the site.
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