Originally Posted by woodrow1029
Yes. The coaches vote on these rules. This one, I am guessing is to help deter players from taking a medical timeout at "convenient" times of the match. And umpires and coaches are not doctors, and sometimes it's hard for a trainer to determine if its legit, so the best way is to make it across te board.
I was NOT arguing whether the rule was sensible or NOT.
I was just trying to understand the rule.
I am a bit slow some days.
I understand that Div 2 and 3 still follow the "old" rule/no point penalty
Is it correct ?