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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.

THE OPPOSING TEAM AT A CONVERSION
14. All opposing players retire to their goal line and do not overstep that line until the kicker begins the approach to kick. When the kicker does this, they may charge or jump to prevent a goal but must not be physically supported by other players in these actions.

15. The team must not shout during a conversion attempt.
Sanction: If the opposing team at a conversion attempt infringes but the kick is successful, the goal stands. If the kick is unsuccessful, the kicker retakes the conversion and the opposing team is not allowed to charge. When another kick is allowed, the kicker may repeat all the preparations. The kicker may change the type of kick.

16. If the ball falls over after the kicker begins the approach to kick, the opponents may continue to charge.

17. If the opposition touches the ball and the kick is successful, the goal stands.