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Retiring from ruck, maul, scrum or lineout

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8. A player who is offside at a ruck, maul, scrum or lineout remains offside, even after the ruck, maul, scrum or lineout has ended.

9. The player can be put onside only if:

a. That player immediately retires behind the applicable offside line; or
b. An opposition player carries the ball five metres in any direction; or
c. An opposition player kicks the ball.

10. An offside player may be penalised if that player:

a. Fails to retire without undue delay and benefits from being put onside in a more advantageous position; or
b. Interferes with play; or
c. Moves towards the ball.

Sanction: Penalty.