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1. When a player and an opponent are running for the ball, neither player may charge or push the other except shoulder-to-shoulder.

2. An offside player must not intentionally obstruct an opponent or interfere with play.

3. A player must not intentionally prevent an opponent from tackling or attempting to
tackle the ball-carrier.

4. A player must not intentionally prevent an opponent from having the opportunity to play the ball, other than by competing for possession.

5. A ball-carrier must not intentionally run into an off-side team-mate to obstruct the
opposition.

6. A player must not obstruct, or in any way interfere with an opponent while the ball is dead.
Sanction: Penalty.