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Laws of the Game

RUGBY UNION

Number of Players - The Team

Maximum number of players on the playing area: each team must have no more than ten players on the playing area.

Players nominated as substitutes

A team may nominate no more than five replacements/substitutes. Match Organisers may vary the number of players nominated as replacements/substitututes. A team can substitute or replace any number of players during a match at any time. Players entering the field of play must do so at the half way line after the replaced or substituted player has left the field of play. Sanction: Penalty Kick where the match would have restarted. Match Organisers may decide to vary the number of replacements and substitutes and limit the number of substitutions.

Time

Duration of a match A match lasts no longer than twenty minutes plus lost time and extra time. A match is divided into two halves of not more than ten minutes playing time. Match Organisers may vary the duration of the match.

Half-time

After half-time the teams change ends. There is an interval of not more than two minutes.

In Drawn Knockout Games

When there is a drawn match No extra time will be played in the knockouts with the team who scores first deemed the winner.

Taking a conversion kick

The kick must be a drop kick. The kicker must take the kick within thirty seconds of a try having been scored. The kick is disallowed if the kicker does not take the kick in the time allowed. All players of the opposing team must immediately assemble close to their own 10-metre line.

Foul Play

Sanctions-Yellow Card Temporary Suspension: When a player has been temporarily suspended, the player’s period of suspension will be for a period of two minutes. Red Card-Player leaves the playing area to the stands or changing room and will be banned for one game

Kick-off and Restart Kicks

After a score, the team that has scored kicks off with a drop kick which must be taken at, or behind, the centre of the half way line. Sanction: Free Kick at the centre of the half way line.

All the kicker’s team must be behind the ball when it is kicked. If they are not, a free kick is awarded to the non-offending team at the centre of the half way line. Sanction: Free Kick at the centre of the half way line.

Kick-off of under 10 metres and not played by an opponent If the ball does not reach the opponents’ 10-metre line, a free kick is awarded to the non-offending team at the centre of the half way line. Sanction: Free Kick at the centre of the half way line.

Ball goes directly into touch The ball must land in the field of play. If it is kicked directly into touch, a free kick is awarded to the non-offending team at the centre of the half way line. Sanction: Free Kick at the centre of the half way line.

Ball goes into the in-goal If the opposing team grounds the ball, or if they make it dead, or if the ball becomes dead by going into touch-in-goal, or on or over the dead ball line, a free kick is awarded to the non-offending team at the centre of the half way line. Sanction: Free Kick at the centre of the half way line.

Scrum

A scrum is formed in the field of play when five players from each team, bound together in two rows for each team, close up with their opponents so that the heads of the front rows are interlocked. This creates a tunnel into which a scrum half throws the ball so that front row players can compete for possession by hooking the ball with either of their feet.

Forming a scrum Number of players: five. A scrum must have five players from each team at all times. All five players must stay bound to the scrum until it ends. Each front row must have three players in it, no more and no less. Two locks must form the second row by binding together so that their heads are between a prop and the hooker. Sanction: Penalty kick

Ending the scrum No player in the scrum may unbind to play the ball. Sanction: Penalty kick

Penalty and Free Kicks

How the penalty and free kicks are taken Any player may take a penalty or free kick awarded for an infringement with any kind of kick: punt, drop kick but not a place kick. The ball may be kicked with any part of the leg from below the knee to the toe but not with the heel. Penalty and free kick options and requirements No delay. If a kicker indicates to the referee the intention to kick at goal, the kick must be taken within thirty seconds of the penalty having been awarded. If the 30 seconds is exceeded the kick is disallowed, a scrum is ordered at the place of the mark and the opponents throw in the ball.

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