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Field Hockey

All rules are referenced to the Rules of Hockey 2009 edition:

  • New rules limiting the playing of the ball at a free hit (rule 13.2, specifically sections 'e' and 'h').
  • Alterations to rules concerning goalkeepers and the way they tackle or save shots (rule 10.3a, particularly the subnote).
  • Clarification of the rules concerning the raised ball, including while being raised, in flight, on landing/reception and where in the field it occurs (rules 9.8, 9.9, 9.10, ).
  • Rules preventing players using their sticks in a dangerous way, and ensuring the stick itself is safe (rules 9.2, 9.6 and 9.7; rule 4.7 sections 'a' and 'd').
Ice Hockey
  • Crackdowns on checking and dangerous physical contact.
  • Any other rule additions or alterations should be added here..
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