Contents

1. INTRODUCTION 7 2. CHANGES TO MECHANICS 12 3. RULES APPLICATION 15 4. PRE-GAME CHECKLISTS 32 5. GENERAL PRINCIPLES 34 6. AXIOMS OF OFFICIATING 50 7. PRE-GAME CONFERENCE 54 8. BEFORE THE KICKOFF 57 9. REFEREE AND CENTRE JUDGE 64 10. UMPIRE 80 11. LINESMAN AND LINE JUDGE (CREW OF 4/5/6C) 94 12. BACK JUDGE (CREW OF 5/6C) 113 13. LINESMAN AND LINE JUDGE (CREW OF 6D/7/8) 126 14. FIELD JUDGE AND SIDE JUDGE (CREW OF 6D/7/8) 143 15. BACK JUDGE (CREW OF 7/8) 159 16. PASS PLAY COVERAGE 171 17. TIMEOUTS 179 18. MEASUREMENTS 181 19. CALLING FOULS 183 20. TIMING AND THE END OF PERIODS 191 21. USE OF BEAN BAGS 195 22. CHAIN CREW AND BALL PERSONS 197 23. MECHANICS FOR CREW OF 3 201 24. VIDEO REVIEW 203 25. RADIO COMMUNICATIONS 208 26. AREAS OF COVERAGE 211 Basic free kick areas of responsibility 212 Basic scrimmage down areas of responsibility 217 Basic goal line responsibilities 222 Basic punt responsibilities 223 Basic field goal or try attempt responsibilities 225 27. SUPPLEMENTARY SIGNALS 227 28. PENALTY CODES 230 29. INDEX 234


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