Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Rugby players will have to learn to control himself

n the age of social networks and communication excessively, rugby players will have to learn to control himself during the World Cup. All have had to sign a charter of good conduct and will lay low during the competition.

"Do not put a particular hashtag on social networks. Do not send photos taken in some places such as bus or hotels, not to be seen with such a mark helmets and no the right not to use his phone fifty minutes before the match when we part the twenty-three on the match sheet ", says Bastareaud for Le Parisien.

Avid user of Twitter, the Toulon recognizes however that "it also allows to disconnect, to be weaned a little. It is a generation where we hung our phone. So I hardly saw but ok, I manage. "

If slippage on social networks, offenders face a heavy financial penalty since the fines could amount to 10,000 euros. "It's the first tweet! I do not take risks", concludes the former French Player Stadium.

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Tom Taylor replaces Leigh Halfpenny

Due to Leigh Halfpenny's injury, RC Toulon announced Tuesday that they are hiring Tom Taylor.

Introducing Technology in Rugby World Cup 2015

After football, tennis, volleyball and cricket Rugby authorities decided to introduce goal-line technology. Her debut in the English version of the Hawk-Eye system ("eagle eye") is to take place in autumn during the World Cup.

"Hawk Eye" is used in the English Premier League or the Spanish Bundesliga which is based on seven cameras those aimed at each goal post. When a goal scored, if the rugby ball passes over the crossbar between the posts - the judge receives a notification on his special watch.

Introduction of Technology undoubtedly benefit not only the judges, but also fans around the world - said Brett Gosper, the Executive Director of the Rugby World Cup.

Leigh Halfpenny missed the World Cup

Leigh Halfpenny will not participate in the World Cup. The rear Welsh injured his cruciate ligament, also will miss much of the season with Toulon, although he could return for the "money time".

World Cup officially just lost one of its biggest stars: Leigh Halfpenny, as might be expected after its release on serious injury in Saturday's friendly match Galles- Italy has been ruled for the competition. This is obviously a disaster for the XV of Leek, who loses his back and his reference scorer. The other collateral victim is of course Toulon, who will be without the player at least until March, or for virtually the entire regular season and Top 14 European Cup.