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What happens when the referee and the player do not know the rules?

What happens when the referee and the player do not know the rules?

Barbarians Castle George Cruise scored three conversions in the game, one of them with a heel. Arbitrator Andrea Piardi counted her, although according to the rules he should not have.

Why? Here is a clarification from Nigel Owens: “George was very lucky that his implementation was counted, because a heel strike is not really a strike. Kicking, in rugby rules, is a player kicking the ball with either front of the leg below the knee. I understand that the match is an exhibition match and on the Barbarians field, but according to the rules, such hits do not count .

Recall that on June 25, the “barbarians” under the leadership of John Mulvihill in Gijon will meet with Spain. Initial strike at 22:00 in Kyiv and Moscow, 23:00 in Tbilisi.

Source: rugger.info