A Scrum will be awarded to the other team if a player knocks on the ball
Only players on their feet can handle the ball
When a player is tackled they must let go of the ball
A tackler cannot make contact with the persons head who they are tackling
A penalty will be given for a high tackle
You can only tackle a player in possession of the ball
If a player obstructs another player the opposing team will be given a penalty
Official IRB Handbook
Method of Scoring
3. Positioning on the Field
:Forwards 4. Positioning on the Field
:Backs 5. Safety: Boots 6. Safety: Gum Shield
Each player should wear a gum shield, this protects the player from teeth & gum damage. Also protects the player from jaw damage and there is less chance of being concussed
You can get 2 Types;
A gum shield you mould yourself using hot water to mould the shield to fit your teeth
A gum shield that is fitted by your dentist. This is a perfect fit but is much more expensive
Click ! 7. Safety: Body Armour
Shoulder & Upper Arm protection: For all positions apart from the scrum. Mostly worn by backs; Centres, Wings, Fly half & Fullback
Shin pads: protect the shin and the ankle worn by all players
Head protection: Worn by most scum positions, majority of hookers wear one. Protects the whole head but mainly the ears for scrum positions
8. Jargon Guide
Backs Seven players who make up the line behind the forwards.
Blindside Short side of the pitch from a scrum, ruck or maul.
Blood-bin Area off the pitch where players with a blood injury are treated.
Conversion Two-point kick given to the try-scoring team taken level from the spot where the try was scored.
Dummy pass Sending a defending player the wrong way by faking a pass to a team-mate.
Five metre scrum Attacking scrum five metres from the opposition's try line.
Forwards Eight players who form the scrum and line out.
Grubber kick Low kick along the ground, often used in attacking situations.
Hand-off Legal way of pushing a tackler away with the palm of your hand.
Killing the ball When a player dives over the ball into a maul and does not stay on their feet.
Maul One or more players from each team are in contact around the ball off the ground.
Miss pass Long pass which misses out players in the line.
Openside Wide side of the pitch from a scrum, ruck or maul.
Punt Kick down the field or to touch.
Ruck One or more players from each team are in contact around the ball on the ground.
Scrum Way of re-starting play when the two sets of forwards lock together.
Sin-Bin Bench where players who have made serious fouls are sent after being shown a yellow card by the referee.
Try Score for five points when a player puts the ball down with downward pressure over their opponent's goal line.
Twenty-two yard drop-out Drop kick taken on the 22-yard line used to re-start play after the ball goes beyond the deadball line.
Up-and-under High kick to put the opposing team under pressure.
9. Quiz Question 1
How many points to a team get if they have a try and a conversion ?
10. Wrong Answer 11. Correct 12. Quiz Question 2
What is a Up & Under ?
A high Kick
A good tackle
A high tackle
13. Correct 14. Wrong Answer 15. Quiz Question 3
Which is illegal ?
Kicking a ball on the floor
Handing someone of in the face
Tackling someone above the shoulders
Drop kicking through the posts at any point during the game
Sending another player to the blood bin
16. Correct 17. Wrong Answer 18. Quiz Question 4
Which is illegal gear ?
A full head guard
Metal round studs
19. Correct 20. Wrong Answer 21. Quiz Question 5
Which position is not in the scrum ?
22. Correct Home 23. Wrong Answer 24. The End 25. Rugby Union GCSE Student Guide Get Started 26. Sources
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