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Re: England team for wales
Posted by: shipwrecked
Date: 10/02/2018 21:36
The definition of grounding the ball
The ball can be grounded in in-goal:

1) By holding it and touching the ground with it; or

2) By pressing down on it with a hand or hands, arm or arms, or the front of the player’s body from waist to neck.

I can't say he's holding the ball and, implicit in part 2, contact is not considered holding it. Is he pressing down? There's at least doubt.

On that basis he is not pressing down on it with a hand, fingers at best, so good spot.

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