The following variations to the Rules of Hockey will apply at all Ladies and Men outdoor league structures.
Green Card – Two Minutes Suspension
For any offence, the player may be warned (indicated by a green card).
- Where a green card is issued the offending player shall be temporarily suspended for two (2) minutes.
- During the period of temporary suspension of a player, the team shall play with one less player.
- The umpire shall immediately restart the game after the issue of the green card.
- The offending player must leave the field immediately. If the player interferes with play on the way to the technical table the umpire will further penalise the player under the normal conduct of play provisions.
- The two minute temporary suspension shall commence when the player is seated at the technical table area.
- The timing of the suspension shall be controlled by the technical officials on duty, if in place, at the technical area, or by the umpires officiating the match.