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Canberra Rugby League Referees Correct In Strike Action Following Abuse

The Mad Chatter - Friday, August 12, 2011

Canberra Rugby League RefereesCongratulations to the Canberra District Rugby League Referees Association (CDRLRA) for saying enough is enough and threatening strike action. The CDRLRA had to take this extraordinary and correct step following an outbreak of on field violence, abuse both on and off the field and it culminated in a 15-year-old female touch judge being called a "f#cking cheat" by a grown man. What a hero he must be!! Read more

Referral of Cricket Umpiring Decisions

The Mad Chatter - Tuesday, December 08, 2009

Umpire Dickie Bird not happy at the referral systemIt is no surprise that bar-room discussions about the current Australia v West Indies test match series is focused on whether the ability to refer umpire decisions to the Third Umpire should continue. Read more

I Now Doubt Benefit Of The Doubt - Jarryd Hayne No Try Decision

The Mad Chatter - Wednesday, June 03, 2009

Jarry Hayne in State of Origin 1 - Should this have been a try?A crucial decision in the opening State of Origin match has cast a doubt on whether the ‘benefit of the doubt’ rule favouring the attacking team in rugby league should continue or be scrapped. Read more

Good Decision Referees

The Mad Chatter - Tuesday, May 19, 2009

NSWRL Referees2009 has been a season of turmoil for the National Rugby League (NRL) and for all league supporters. Finally I am pleased to say there is something good to talk about. It’s not another sex scandal and no it’s not a high profile player engaged in another act of drunken stupidity. Read more