Major / Minor Fouls <15m of goal

Officiating minor / major fouls within 15m of goal

Defence foul stops play

Level 2 umpires do not use the flag so the (FLAG) columns can be ignored,  however Level 3 and above should be aware of the differences when a flag is / is not used.

Where Placement Minor Foul Major Foul (NO FLAG) Immediate Whistle Major Foul (FLAG) Scoring Play ends without subsequent foul(s) Major Foul (FLAG); Scoring Play ends with subsequent foul(s)
Below Goal Line Extended Ball Free Position set behind goal, 11m from centre of goal in line with the foul Free Position set behind goal, 11m from centre of goal in line with the foul Free Position set on the 11m mark on goal line extended Free position set on 11m hash mark (nearest to most recent foul) within the Marking Area (first inside).
Below Goal Line Extended Offender 4m away in the direction from whence she came. 4m directly behind ball carrier 4m directly behind ball carrier 4m directly behind ball carrier
Below Goal Line Extended Others 4m away from Free Position (stick and bodies) 4m away from Free Position (stick and bodies) Clear Penalty Lane (stick and bodies) Marking Area and Penalty Lane cleared
Within the PIE Ball Free Position set at spot on 15m Fan in line with foul. Free position set on the nearest 11m hash mark. (hanging / outside) Free position set on the nearest 11m hash mark. (hanging / outside) Free position set on 11m hash mark(nearest to most recent foul) within the Marking Area (first inside).
Within the PIE Offender 4m away in the direction from whence she came. 4m directly behind ball carrier 4m directly behind ball carrier 4m directly behind ball carrier
Within the PIE Others 4m away from Free Position (stick and bodies) Clear Penalty Lane (stick and bodies) Clear Penalty Lane (stick and bodies) Marking Area and Penalty Lane cleared
In Marking Area Ball Free Position set at spot on 15m Fan in line with foul. Free position set on 11m hash mark (nearest to most recent foul within the Marking Area Free position set on 11m hash mark (nearest to most recent foul within the Marking Area Free position set on 11m hash mark (nearest to most recent foul) within the Marking Area
In Marking Area Offender 4m away in the direction from whence she came. 4m directly behind ball carrier 4m directly behind ball carrier 4m directly behind ball carrier
In Marking Area Others 4m away from Free Position (stick and bodies) Clear Marking Area and, if necessary, Penalty Lane Clear Marking Area and, if necessary, Penalty Lane Clear Marking Area and, if necessary, Penalty Lane
Between 11m and 15m Ball Free Position set at spot on 15m Fan in line with foul. Free Position set at spot of the foul. Free Position set at spot of the foul. Free position set on 11m hash mark (nearest to most recent foul) within the Marking Area
Between 11m and 15m Offender 4m away in the direction from whence she came. 4m directly behind ball carrier 4m directly behind ball carrier 4m directly behind ball carrier
Between 11m and 15m Others 4m away from Free Position (stick and bodies) 4m away from Free Position (stick and bodies) 4m away from Free Position (stick and bodies) Clear Marking Area and, if necessary, Penalty Lane

Attack foul stops play

Where Placement Minor Foul Major Foul (NO FLAG) Immediate Whistle Major Foul (FLAG); Scoring Play ends with attack foul
Below Goal Line Extended Ball Free Position set behind goal, 11m from centre of goal in line with the foul Free Position set behind goal, 11m from centre of goal in line with the foul Throw is taken outside the 15m area
Below Goal Line Extended Offender 4m away in the direction from whence she came. 4m directly behind ball carrier Throw is taken outside the 15m area
Below Goal Line Extended Others 4m away from Free Position (stick and bodies) 4m away from Free Position (stick and bodies) 4m away from throw (stick and bodies)
Within the PIE Ball Free Position set at spot on 11m Fan in line with foul. Free Position set at spot on 11m Fan in line with foul. Throw is taken outside the 15m area
Within the PIE Offender 4m away in the direction from whence she came. 4m directly behind ball carrier Throw is taken outside the 15m area
Within the PIE Others 4m away from Free Position (stick and bodies) Clear Penalty Lane (stick and bodies) 4m away from throw (stick and bodies)
In Marking Area Ball Free Position set at spot on 11m Fan in line with foul. Free Position set at spot on 11m Fan in line with foul. Throw is taken outside the 15m area
In Marking Area Offender 4m away in the direction from whence she came. 4m directly behind ball carrier Throw is taken outside the 15m area
In Marking Area Others 4m away from Free Position (stick and bodies) Clear Marking Area and, if necessary, Penalty Lane 4m away from throw (stick and bodies)
Between 11m and 15m Ball Free Position set at spot on of the foul. Free Position set at spot of the foul. Throw is taken outside the 15m area
Between 11m and 15m Offender 4m away in the direction from whence she came. 4m directly behind ball carrier Throw is taken outside the 15m area
Between 11m and 15m Others 4m away from Free Position (stick and bodies) 4m away from Free Position (stick and bodies) 4m away from throw (stick and bodies)

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