Contentious North try prompts World Rugby rule change

FILE PHOTO: Rugby Union - Rugby World Cup warm-up match - Wales v England - Principality Stadium, Cardiff, Britain - August 17, 2019 Wales' George North scores their first try Action Images via Reuters/Matthew Childs

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – World Rugby has changed a rule governing restarts in the wake of George North’s contentious try for Wales in their 13-6 win over England in Cardiff on Saturday. Wales winger North scored in the 34th minute while England had yet to send on a temporary replacement for scrumhalf Willi Heinz, who had […]

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