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TRY
2. A try is scored when an attacking player:

 

 

 

 

  1. Is first to ground the ball in the opponents’ in-goal, against the opponents’ goal post or its surrounding padding.
  2. Is first to ground the ball when a scrum, ruck or maul reaches the goal line.
  3. With the ball is tackled short of the goal line and the player’s momentum carries them in a continuous movement along the ground into the opponents’ in-goal, and the player is first to ground the ball.
  4. Is tackled near to the opponents’ goal line and the player immediately reaches out and grounds the ball.
  5. Who is in touch or touch-in-goal, grounds the ball in the opponents’ in-goal provided the player is not holding the ball.

PENALTY TRY
3. A penalty try is awarded between the goal posts if foul play by the opposing team prevents a probable try from being scored, or scored in a more advantageous position. A player guilty of this must be cautioned and temporarily suspended or sent off. No conversion is attempted.