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Use the Sin Bin: It Works! — Part II
More infractions to consider or reconsider

Other parts in this series:
  Use the Sin Bin: It Works! — Part I — An introduction and investigation into obstruction
  Use the Sin Bin: It Works! — Part II — More infractions to consider or reconsider
  Use the Sin Bin: It Works! — Part III — Serious infringements and dangerous play

Are they or aren't they?

Anyone reading this article who has played or officiated even one rugby game understands the brutal nature of the sport and realizes that aggression and ruggedness are essential to survival on the pitch. But the Laws do not condone play that might delay the action or possibly result in an injury or fight. The Sin Bin is a vital tool for any rugby official, but it should always be used in moderation. Although you may want to stick 'em in the hole, there are several infractions where an official should be careful about penalizing with a 10-minute sit-out.

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