playing rules – slashing

Rule 79. Slashing

(a) A 4 minute minor penalty or, at the discretion of the Referee, a Major penalty and a Game Misconduct penalty shall be assessed any player who impedes or seeks to impede the progress of an opponent by “slashing” with her stick.

(b) A Major penalty and a Game Misconduct penalty will be assessed to any player who injures an opponent with a “slash”.

(c) A “slashing” penalty shall be assessed any player who swings her stick at an opponent (whether out of range or not) without actually striking her, or who, on the pretext of playing the ball, makes a wild swing at the ball with the objective of intimidating her opponent.

Note: Any player who takes a careless golf like swing at the ball whether the player makes contact with the ball or an opponent within a sticks length of the offending playing is to be penalized under this rule.

(d) A Match penalty shall be assessed any player who deliberately attempts to injure or deliberately injures an opponent with a slash.

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