G4 Rule Exceptions
Below is a summary of the G4-specific rules. If there is a discrepancy between what is listed below and the operating rules, the operating rules win.
|Time||25 minute halves|
|Offside||Yes, inside attacking 14.|
|Kick-Off||If taken improperly, player is given a 2nd try.|
|Throw-In||As stated in the LOTG, except: If taken improperly, player is given a 2nd try.|
|Keeper Release||If the GK throws, passes, punts, or drop kicks the ball over the halfway line without it touching the ground or another player, IFK to the opposing team where the ball crossed the halfway line.|
|Drop Balls||Given to the team last in possession UNLESS play is stopped inside the attacking 14, in which case the ball is given to the keeper. All players must be 5 yards away from where the ball is to be dropped. Player taking the drop ball may not score unless the ball is first touched by another player.|