Author Topic: Gaelic Football - Rules & Regulations discussion/clarification  (Read 27288 times)

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« Reply #255 on: September 14, 2019, 08:11:01 PM »
Another one here that might surprise people. You are only allowed take 4 steps in between bouncing/soloing the ball.

After today’s replay, surely it’s time just to scrap the four steps rule altogether?

I mean, what’s the point? Sure it’s rarely enforced.

While they’re at it, scrap the pick up as well. It’s rarely enforced either.

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« Reply #256 on: September 14, 2019, 08:22:09 PM »
Should it be changed to 6 steps seeing as that is the average amount taken and be a lot stricter on over-carrying. On the pick up thing, I find its actually slower to pick the ball of the ground than it is to put your toe under it and lift in correctly

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« Reply #257 on: September 14, 2019, 08:36:45 PM »
Another one here that might surprise people. You are only allowed take 4 steps in between bouncing/soloing the ball.
Gone beyond a joke these days.
They might as well abolish the rule and allow the man to be tackled like in the 2 Rugbys and Aus Rules.
At least then the rule book could be adhered to.
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« Reply #258 on: September 15, 2019, 12:19:01 AM »
So, the two bounces rule.

Ball played to Paul Mannion. Before catching it, he bounced with both hands, caught it, then another bounce and into the hands again.

Is that classified as two bounces? As technically he hadnt had the ball in his hands on the first bounce?

Page 63 of the rule book.

1.5 When the ball has not been caught, it may be bounced more than once in succession.

Legit by Mannion.

This does mean that a player could receive a pass and bounce it the length of the pitch as long as they didn't catch hold of it.

On that basis a player could control the ball with one hand and play it basketball style as far as he wants? It would be much easier than soloing so how come we don't see it?   The reason I expect is that 'caught' does not infer with both hands?

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« Reply #259 on: September 15, 2019, 12:32:50 AM »
Another one here that might surprise people. You are only allowed take 4 steps in between bouncing/soloing the ball.

Without rules there's anacharcy. Has to be a rughy like system that calls back play.  Goal should not have been allowed

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« Reply #260 on: September 15, 2019, 01:22:26 PM »
Kevin McStay alluded to this, after O’Callaghan fouled Morley bearing down on goal. There needs to be appropriate punishment for preventing a goal scoring opportunity, like there is in soccer (red card).

Kerry only got a point from the Morley foul, and if Moran had pulled back Murchan in the same way, a yellow card and a point would be all that happened. As it turned out, the Murchan goal changed the game. A Morley goal for Kerry might have changed the game too.