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Law 7 Advantage

Law 7 Advantage

1. What may advantage be?
Answer: A. tactical (the non-offending team is free to play the ball as they wish), B. territorial (play has moved towards the offending team’s dead ball line), C. a combination of tactical and territorial, D. must be clear and real (the mere opportunity to gain advantage is not sufficient).

2. How does advantage end?
Answer: A. The referee deems the non-offending team has gained an advantage, B. the referee deems the non-offending team is unlikely to gain advantage, C. the non-offending team commits an offence before they gain an advantage, D. the offending team commits a second offence from which no advantage can be gained.

3. When must advantage not be applied?
Answer: A. the ball or a player carrying the ball touches the referee and an advantage is gained by either side, B. The ball comes out of either end of the tunnel at the scrum, C. a scrum is wheeled more than 90 degrees, D. a player in a scrum is lifted or forced upwards so that player is no longer in contact with the ground, E. a quick throw in or PK/FK is taken incorrectly, F. The ball is made dead, G. it would be dangerous to let play continue, H. it is suspected that a player is seriously injured.