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7. When a try is scored, it gives that team the right to attempt a conversion, which may be a place-kick or drop-kick.

8. The kicker:

  1. Uses the ball that was in play unless it is defective.
  2. Takes the kick in the field of play on a line through the place where the try was awarded, parallel to the touchlines.
  3. Places the ball directly on the ground or on sand, sawdust, or a kicking tee. The kicker may be assisted by a placer. Nothing else may be used to assist the kicker.
  4. Takes the kick within 90 seconds (playing time) from the time the try was awarded, even if the ball rolls over and has to be placed again.
    Sanction: Kick is disallowed.

9. The kicker’s team, apart from a team-mate holding the ball, stay behind the ball when it is kicked and do nothing to mislead their opponents into charging too soon. Sanction: Kick is disallowed.

10. If the ball falls over before the kicker begins the approach to kick, the referee permits the kicker to replace it. While the ball is replaced, the opponents remain behind their goal line.

11. If the ball falls over after the kicker begins the approach to kick, the kicker may then kick or attempt a dropped goal.

12. If the ball falls over and rolls away from the line through the place where the try was awarded and the kicker then kicks the ball over the crossbar, the conversion is successful.

13. If the ball falls over and rolls into touch after the kicker begins the approach to kick, the kick is disallowed.