2016-17 S2 Results R12

Thursday 11/05/2017

Beached Az 35 def Pink Pirates 34
Sam 27, Susan 12

Clownfish 24 def by Brothers 32
Brett 8, Craig/Liam each 8

Ducks 34 def by Sharks 36
Cole 12, Ellie 18

Sea Snakes 16 def by The Nuts 32
Leah/Pablo each 6, Jemma 22

The ladder and top scoring rankings have also been updated under Statistics.

Rule Highlight of the Week

As described in section 7.4 of the Regulations; if a foul is committed and the player being fouled has the advantage or can even just play on immediately without obstruction, the umpires can choose to call “Advantage – Play On” (with or without blowing the whistle first).

“Play On” can also be called if both players committed a light minor foul on each other and neither was truly disadvantaged. So, more like a neutral ball situation created by two players bumping into each other at the same time while trying to get to the ball.

The umpires should ensure that neither player/team is truly disadvantaged in this scenario, and that should be applied even more stringently when the game is close and in the fourth quarter (this is not a rule, but a recommended interpretation).

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About Water Basketball Tasmania
Water Basketball is a sport developed by The Hobart Aquatic Centre. It involves two teams of 6 players, who pass the ball down the pool to their goal end, which is a hoop similar to basketball. Each player wears flippers (and a cap to identify which team they are playing for). Goals are scored as two or three points depending how far from the goals you are.

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