penalty try

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    High tackles whilst diving for a try

    This has happened a few times now, both as a player and an official. A player is diving to score in the corner. His opponent tries to tackle him as he is diving, and the tackling player catches the diving player high, but not dangerously. Logic and law would imply that this should be a penalty...
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    Fullback throws ball into touch to save a try. Can you award penalty try?

    In a recent junior game U16, the fullback caught a long high kick by the attackers. Chasing pack were approaching and, as fullbacks do, he tried to step them but succeeded in only slipping and falling down to the ground. this was 5 m in front of his own try line. Being isolated, and quickly...