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Offsides

Ruck/Maul

  • Referees and Assistant Referees need to be strict on applying the offside law to both teams at the breakdown.
  • Players close in at the breakdown must be policed strictly to ensure that they remain onside to allow the ball winning team the legal space they are entitled to

General Play/Kicks

  • Offsides both in general play and from kicks where offside players are within ten metres of the receiver are to be strictly enforced
 

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