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How is Touch played? <ul><li>A simple overview </li></ul>
Playing field <ul><li>Max 70m x 50m </li></ul>
6 a-side with rolling subs <ul><li>Mixed teams must have at least 3 female players on the pitch </li></ul>
6 attempts to score <ul><li>After 6 touches or other rule infringement, the ball is turned-over </li></ul>
<ul><li>Touch must be minimum force anywhere on body or clothing </li></ul><ul><li>(either player may initiate the touch) ...
...Rollball
Player steps over the ball or  rolls it gently between feet The Rollball
The ‘Half’ <ul><li>The attacking player that gets the ball after a rollball is called the ‘Half’ </li></ul><ul><li>The ‘Ha...
It is a rollball when: <ul><li>A touch occurs </li></ul><ul><li>Teams get 6 touches before ball turns-over </li></ul>
It is a  turnover  rollball when:
<ul><li>The ‘Half’ is caught in possession </li></ul>It is a turnover rollball when:
The ‘Half’ is caught in possession It is a  turnover  rollball when:
<ul><li>Ball goes to ground or is knocked on </li></ul>
Ball goes to ground or is knocked on The ‘Half’ is caught in possession It is a  turnover  rollball when:
<ul><li>Half places ball in Touchdown zone </li></ul>
The ‘Half’ is caught in possession Ball goes to ground or is knocked on Half places ball in Touchdown zone It is a  turnov...
Other reasons for rollball The ‘Half’ is caught in possession Ball goes to ground or is knocked on Half places ball  in To...
At the rollball <ul><li>All defenders must retire at least 5 metres </li></ul>
Penalties
Obstruction or interfering with play Defenders offside at rollball / at tap Excessive force in the touch Forward pass Touc...
Penalties Shepherding (using players or ref) Delaying play Misconduct Falsely claiming a touch Rollball off the mark Defen...
The Tap <ul><li>Ball placed on the ground and is tapped with either foot before picking up </li></ul><ul><li>Defence must ...
Scoring
Touchdown <ul><li>When an attacking player places the ball on or over the scoreline </li></ul><ul><li>One point scored for...
The team with the most scores at the end of time, wins!
Summary 6-a-side on a 70m x 50m pitch 6 chances to score before turnover Immediate rollball following a touch Defence reti...
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How To Play Touch - A Summary

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How To Play Touch - A Summary

  1. 1. How is Touch played? <ul><li>A simple overview </li></ul>
  2. 2. Playing field <ul><li>Max 70m x 50m </li></ul>
  3. 3. 6 a-side with rolling subs <ul><li>Mixed teams must have at least 3 female players on the pitch </li></ul>
  4. 4. 6 attempts to score <ul><li>After 6 touches or other rule infringement, the ball is turned-over </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Touch must be minimum force anywhere on body or clothing </li></ul><ul><li>(either player may initiate the touch) </li></ul>Immediately following a touch, the attacking player must complete a... The Touch
  6. 6. ...Rollball
  7. 7. Player steps over the ball or rolls it gently between feet The Rollball
  8. 8. The ‘Half’ <ul><li>The attacking player that gets the ball after a rollball is called the ‘Half’ </li></ul><ul><li>The ‘Half’ may run or pass </li></ul>Following the rollball...
  9. 9. It is a rollball when: <ul><li>A touch occurs </li></ul><ul><li>Teams get 6 touches before ball turns-over </li></ul>
  10. 10. It is a turnover rollball when:
  11. 11. <ul><li>The ‘Half’ is caught in possession </li></ul>It is a turnover rollball when:
  12. 12. The ‘Half’ is caught in possession It is a turnover rollball when:
  13. 13. <ul><li>Ball goes to ground or is knocked on </li></ul>
  14. 14. Ball goes to ground or is knocked on The ‘Half’ is caught in possession It is a turnover rollball when:
  15. 15. <ul><li>Half places ball in Touchdown zone </li></ul>
  16. 16. The ‘Half’ is caught in possession Ball goes to ground or is knocked on Half places ball in Touchdown zone It is a turnover rollball when:
  17. 17. Other reasons for rollball The ‘Half’ is caught in possession Ball goes to ground or is knocked on Half places ball in Touchdown zone Incorrect rollball Half places ball in Touchdown zone Ball goes out of play Incorrect tap
  18. 18. At the rollball <ul><li>All defenders must retire at least 5 metres </li></ul>
  19. 19. Penalties
  20. 20. Obstruction or interfering with play Defenders offside at rollball / at tap Excessive force in the touch Forward pass Touch and pass Performing rollball prior to contact being made Defending team must retire 10m Penalties
  21. 21. Penalties Shepherding (using players or ref) Delaying play Misconduct Falsely claiming a touch Rollball off the mark Defending team must retire 10m
  22. 22. The Tap <ul><li>Ball placed on the ground and is tapped with either foot before picking up </li></ul><ul><li>Defence must retire 10m </li></ul>
  23. 23. Scoring
  24. 24. Touchdown <ul><li>When an attacking player places the ball on or over the scoreline </li></ul><ul><li>One point scored for each touchdown </li></ul>
  25. 25. The team with the most scores at the end of time, wins!
  26. 26. Summary 6-a-side on a 70m x 50m pitch 6 chances to score before turnover Immediate rollball following a touch Defence retires 5m at rollball ‘ Half’ can pick up and run or pass Penalties for forward pass, touch and pass, defenders offside Score on or over scoreline

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