Referee's Signal Number 6 - Safety


When used

This signal is used to denote the concession of a safety (2 points).

How executed

The hands should start at the waist and be extended until they meet over the head in an unhurried motion.

It should be accompanied or preceded by a loud blast on the whistle. If you are the on-field timekeeper, stop the watch before making the signal.

Maintain the signal until eye-contact has been established with the Referee, who will then turn and confirm the score by making the same signal to the press-box.