The rules don't apply

Super Rugby ball (Gallo Images)
Super Rugby ball (Gallo Images)
Here are some unique rugby rules that do not apply to Polynesian players in games reffed by Polynesian refs:

* Releasing the ball after being tackled
* Entering a ruck or maul from the side (McCaw speciality)
* Leaving one's feet in the ruck (McCaw speciality)
* Deliberately collapsing a scrum or illegally collapsing a maul
* Swimming up the side of a maul
* Being offside and not making an effort to move to an onside position.(McCaw speciality)
* High tackles
* Throwing or knocking the ball forwards, or out of play in any direction.
* Tackling or holding an opponent who is not in possession of the ball.(Speciality)
* Obstructing an opponent from tackling the ball-carrier (Speciality).
* Contesting or dissenting from a referee's decision and using abusive language towards match officials.(Coaches speciality)
* Actions "contrary to good sportsmanship" (such as throwing the ball into opponents faces, exessively congratulating opponent who made a fatal error)
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