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shebeen

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@Stu10 - bang on again.

my summary ... in the search for increased player safety the PTB are now trying to find every reason to not do that with micro reasons which head contact may be mitigated.

rather like pregnancy, you either have contact with the head or you dont.
That's the wrong analogy. Pregnancy = binary scenario with no grey area. If it was that simple then we wouldn't have a problem as evey head contact would be cut and dried.

Head contact is on a spectrum. Going from high force direct head on head on one extreme to brushing a moustache on the edge of the other extreme.


There is always going to be the possibility of head contact in rugby. Reducing the risk of it without damaging the game is the chestnut we are struggling with.
 

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OK, Ill rephrase .

you either smash someone in the head or you dont.

Glancing off a shoulder and smashing someone in the head doesnt mean you havent smashed them in the head.
 

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dramatic change in height?

We'll have to agree to disagree on that one still.

That deosnt show a DRAMATIC change in height by Curry - its a matter of a very few inches. Not eg two feet.
 

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dramatic change in height?

We'll have to agree to disagree on that one still.

That deosnt show a DRAMATIC change in height by Curry - its a matter of a very few inches. Not eg two feet.
My wife tells me a couple of inches matters a great deal...
 
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