Do you know what happens if the ball hits the umpire in the middle of a penalty corner? What is the rule for this unique situation?

Hockey Zone shared this instructive video about a situation that doesn’t happen very often, but it can happen from time to time. In this video you will watch a few plays where the ball hits the umpire during a penalty corner…


For any umpire, this would be a very unfortunate and accidental situation, so what should happen next? Play the video to find out…

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By Pablo Mendoza

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