Swimming and Watermanship

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Macmillan, 1918 - Swimming - 136 pages
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Page 134 - OUT OF PLAY. Should a player send the ball out of the field of play at either side, it shall be thrown in any direction from where it went out by one of the opposing side, and shall be considered a free- throw.
Page 127 - The goal-scorers shall stand at the side near each goal, and when they consider that the ball has passed through the goal, at their respective ends only, they shall signify the same to the referee by means of a red flag. They shall not change ends, and shall keep the score of goals of each team at their respective ends.
Page 133 - The goal-keeper is exempt from clauses (a), (c\ and (f) in rule 14, but he may be treated as any other player when in possession of the ball. Except when injury or illness compels him to leave the water (when Rule 23 shall apply), the goal-keeper can only be changed at half-time.
Page 128 - A free throw, shall be such as, in the opinion of the referee, allows all players to see when the ball leaves the hand of the thrower. In the event of illness or accident or of one or more players from each team committing a foul so nearly at the same moment as to make it impossible for the referee to distinguish who offended first, he shall have the ball out of the water and throw it in as nearly as possible at the place where the foul occurred, in such a manner that one member of each team may...
Page 130 - The player to whom a penalty throw is awarded shall proceed to any point on the four yard line and await the signal of the referee by whistle. In the case of a penalty throw, it shall not be necessary for the ball to be handled by any other player before a goal can be scored, but any player within the four yard line may intercept a penalty throw.
Page 134 - Play,—Should a player send the ball out of the field of play at either side, it shall be thrown in any direction from where it went out by one of the opposing side, and shall be considered a free throw. The player nearest the point where the ball leaves the field of play must take the throw. Should a ball strike an overhead obstruction and rebound into the field of play it shall be considered in play, but if it lodges on or in an overhead obstruction it shall be considered out of play, and the...
Page 127 - A goal shall not be scored after starting or re-starting until the ball has been handled (viz., played with the hand below the wrist) either by two members of one team, in which case the scorer shall be within half-distance of the goal attacked, or by a player of each team.
Page 127 - Captains. — The captains shall be playing members of the teams they represent ; they shall agree upon all preliminaries, and shall toss for choice of ends. If they are unable to agree upon any point, the referee shall decide for them. 12. Starting. — The players shall enter the water and place themselves in a line with their respective goals. The referee shall stand in a line with the centre of the course, and, having ascertained that the captains are ready, shall give the word " Go," and immediately...
Page 126 - ... bell. 4. Field of Play. — The distance between the goals shall not exceed 30 yards, nor be less than 19 yards, the width shall not be more than 20 yards and shall be of even width throughout the field of play. The goal posts shall be fixed at least one foot from the end of the bath, or any obstruction.
Page 133 - The goal-keeper may stand to defend his goal, and must not throw the ball beyond half-distance; the penalty for doing so shall be a free throw to the opposing side from half-distance at either side of the field of play. The goal-keeper must wear a red cap.

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