Referee's Signal Number 31 - Illegal Batting/Kicking of the Ball

Illegal Batting<br /> Illegal Kicking

When used

This signal is used by the Referee to indicate that the ball has been illegally batted or kicked.


For batting a ball forwards either when in player possession or a backwards pass, this is a 15 yard penalty from the basic spot. For batting or kicking a loose ball it usually also attracts a Loss of Down (

How executed