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Sep 12, 2014:  SANZAR, the organisation which oversees Super Rugby and the Rugby Championship, plans to introduce a cricket-style decision review system from 2016
TMO debate
May 18, 2014:  Former England prop Jeff Probyn has said that TV analysts and coaches are largely to blame for the increasing use of TMOs
Rules
May 15, 2014:  Seventeen-year-olds should be banned from the front row of rugby scrums in men's matches unless they have undergone tests on their neck strength
TMO debate
May 9, 2014:  Former England player turned pundit Austin Healy has joined in the debate about the increasing use of the TMO
TMO debate
May 8, 2014:  has called for referees to use the Television Match Official more sparingly as he fears rugby will go down the route of American Football with games stretching into three or four hours
Rules
Jan 22, 2014:  The IRB has given its approval for a global trial regarding the wearing of goggles which have been designed with short-sighted players in mind
Rules
Jan 21, 2014:  Stuart Lancaster has urged rugby's authorities to make the sport more attractive to spectators between now and next year's World Cup
Rules
Jan 20, 2014:  Brian Moore has called for a review of the role of the TMO and said increasing delays are 'now seriously annoying a majority of rugby supporters'
Officiating
Jan 8, 2014:  The USA board has announced that it will not be implementing the IRB's change on scrum engagement and the elimination of the need for referees to say "yes,nine"
Officiating
Jan 6, 2014:  The IRB looks set to ditch the current "yes, nine" scrum call and replace it with a non-verbal, pre-agreed instruction with immediate effect
Rules
Jul 3, 2013:  Lions team manager and former Scotland international Andy Irvine has warned that fans will be driven away from rugby union unless the authorities overhaul the rules governing scrums
Laws
May 15, 2012:  Television match officials are set to be handed increased powers and teams are to be penalised for delivering slow ball at rucks as part of an extensive trial of Law amendments sanctioned by the International Rugby Board
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