What Does the Referee Know?

On October 19, 2017 by Richard Cousins

Every player believes they are right and the referee wrong.  How many times have your matches turned on a referees decision? Well why not test your knowledge of the game and see if you can do any better.

These are a selection of questions from a Grade D referees course.  If you sat the full exam its 80 to pass in 60 minutes open book. You’ll get a sample with this test.  Good luck

Referees Knowledge Check

RULES 11-13: What is the maximum number of players allowed in the goalmouth if there is no ball release device?
RULES 6-10: If the goal judge notices an improper re-entry of a player, what signal should they give?
RULE 20: In a shallow pool a player stands on the bottom to receive the ball. What do you do?
RULE 20: The defending goalkeeper stands to take a free throw inside their 5m area. What do you do?
RULE 21: The white team are attacking but lose possession. a white player then pushes back a blue player around 7m from the blue teams goal, just as the blue team are starting a counter-attack. What do you award and why?
RULE 20: A free throw is awarded and the attacking player to whom it was awarded asks where it is to be taken from in a effort to buy time for their team. What do you do?
RULE 20: A defending player intentionally deflects a pass out of the side of the field of play. What do you do?
RULE 20: An attacker is awarded a free throw. The player nearest the ball swims past the ball to allow a team mate to take the throw. What do you do?
RULES 14-19: Can a player delay taking a free throw for more than a few seconds?
Rule 5: Can the defending teams coach move forwards during play
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