I’m a newer ref and a simple situation in a game over the weekend has me stumped, but I suspect the answer is obvious and I am simply overlooking it.
Lower level men’s game. Red is in possession in blue territory, around the 22. Red player in possession kicks and chases, blue defender turns and...
Blue team awarded a penalty on Reds 10 metre line.
Blue takes the penalty with gusto and it goes through Reds dead ball area and over the dead ball line.
I awarded a 22 metre drop out, should it have been a scrum where the penalty was taken?
Learned colleagues, was the decision to award a 5-metre scrum to Team A in the following instances correct?
a. Team A hoofs the ball into Team B's in-goal, where a scrambling Team B player tries to catch it. The ball slips backwards through his hands, hits the ground, and rolls across his...