The CARFU Referee Society is the local referee organization (LRO) serving the greater Chicagoland area (including northwest Indiana) and other parts of Illinois.

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When is the ball out?

From USA Rugby High Performance Manager Richard Every If the ball is on the ground, and a player in the scrum half position is holding the ball, with one or two hands, the ball is not out, unless the ball is clear of the ruck from a bird’s eye view. If the player picks up […]