The tap is taken by placing the ball on the ground on the mark, releasing the ball from both hands, tapping the ball with the foot a distance of not more than one meter and retrieving it clearly. Any player from the attacking team may take the tap.
A player/team will be penalised when they infringe rules. When a player/team is penalised the opposing team shall restart play with a tap. The defending team must retire ten metres from the mark until the ball is tapped.
A means of restarting play. Players must perform the roll ball on the mark while facing their opponent’s defending score line by rolling the ball backwards between their legs a distance of not more than one meter. Players must not delay performing the roll ball.
A player is not to pass the ball after a touch has been made.
The dummy half is the person who picks up the ball after a team-mate has performed a roll ball.