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Cody Kuxmann is a Referee at London Society Of Rugby Football Union deciple... When not sending innocents to the Sin Bin, The American International University in London grad splits time between England and... Green Bay, WI! And like all referees, is Blind, Deaf and Dumb.

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The Ref Zone: USARL Rugby League With Great 9s Tournament

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GREEN BAY, WI – Last weekend was the opening tournament for the USARL in a 9s competition. It was much like 7s in the sense that you reduce the playing numbers and play on a full-size field, so the game has that similar feel of openness and expansive play. While I’ve experienced the game on […]

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Rugby League With New Way to Relegate!

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LONDON, ENGLAND – With the start of this season’s Super League, they have also added a new style of promotion and relegation.  Granted, the bottom team will not be safe. But why not add in the bottom four? That’s something we may very well see, as beginning in 2015 they will relegate three teams down […]

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Developing Rugby: Ref and Rugby Mom talk Next Step

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Today’s piece was supposed to be just Cody’s but after a brilliant discussion with MumSrum, the Rugby Mom, management decided their discussion was a great article itself. LONDON, ENGLAND – Rugby Ref: Rugby in the US has grown massively in the past ten years. It’s now one of the fastest growing sports in America! With […]

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The Ref Zone: Too Much TMO?

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A VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS TO All… LONDON, ENGLAND– While watching rugby this season I’ve noticed one thing;  the use of the TMO is becoming more and more common within the game.  And with the extension of power of the TMO to not just include in-goal, it seems that reviews are getting too frequent and including […]

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Rugby League World Cup Round 1 Review

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London, England–  The Rugby League World Cup started with a bang. Of the seven matches, not a single one was lop sided! So far we’ve seen one of the teams to reach the final most likely decided, one upset and not a single bad game!  If you haven’t watched the games you are really missing […]

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Ref Zone: Heineken Cup Naughty Boys & Tip Tackles

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LONDON, ENGLAND – The Heineken Cup is in Week 2 and in terms of players misbehaving, it’s like last season’s Final was just yesterday. Heineken Cup Naughty Boys are acting up, to the point you’d think these matches were being playing by  candy-fueled children gone mad! This week we see four citings coming into play […]

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