Issue 37/22                                                                                20th October 2022

BAFRA Newsflash

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QUALIFIED - JON FRANKLIN

Congratulations to Jon Franklin on completing all of the requirements necessary to become Qualified.

Thanks to Robin Boyd and all those who are helping with Jon’s training.

James Ford-Bannister – Director of Training

training@bafra.info

DISCIPLINARY CASES

NAME

#

TEAM

CODE

Q

OFFENCE

SUSPENDED

New this week

Previous weeks

Ion Caus

10

ARU Rhinos

FUC

1

With 4:55 remaining in the first quarter; #10 was tackled, then got up, took off his helmet, and spiked it near the player who had tackled him.

30th October 2022 v Nottingham Green

Jordan Lee

57

DMU Lions

FGT

4

After the play was over, #57 was seen head-butting opposition player.

30th October 2022 v Keele Crusaders

Jordan Raheem

99

DMU Lions

TUF

3

Player received his first UC penalty in the first quarter for shoving an opponent clearly after the whistle and clearly not part of game action. He received his second for making an abusive gesture towards the opposition sideline.

30th October 2022 v Keele Crusaders

Ridge Avit

44

Greenwich Mariners

TGT

2

With 0:20 remaining in the first half, #44 was involved in a tackle on the Bournemouth QB. As the tackle was made, #44 lowered his head and attacked with forcible contact with the crown of his helmet

6th November 2022 v KCL Regents

Jamie McGee

45

Leicester Longhorns

NOR

3

During the third quarter, the coach advised the Referee that two players were swapping jersey numbers. On inspection of the roster it was found that neither player appeared on the roster.

30th November 2022 v Cambridge Pythons

Max Phillips

57

Leicester Longhorns

NOR

3

During the third quarter, the coach advised the Referee that two players were swapping jersey numbers. On inspection of the roster it was found that neither player appeared on the roster.

30th November 2022 v Cambridge Pythons

Simen Schjolberg

94

LJMU Fury

OTH

-

Failure to pay fine on time

30th October 2022 v Sheffield Sabres

Louis Gallagher

53

SGS Pride

FPF

2

With 1:41 remaining in the second quarter, #53 was seen to deliberately, and flagrantly, step on the ankle of a prone opponent

29th October 2022 v Birmingham Lions

Thomas Rees

54

Swansea Titans

TUF

4

Player committed two UC fouls. The first was for making a taunting gesture towards the opposition sideline, the second was for taunting an opponent.

30th October 2022 v Southampton Stags

GAME MANAGEMENT REPORTS

HOME TEAM

REPORT

NEXT HOME GAME

New this week

NFL Academy

(The Grove)

Well-marked 100-yard field with NFL markings. IFAF-depth inbounds short yard line extensions were also marked as well as nine-yard marks and three-yard marks. NFL inbounds markings and try markings were faded but still visible. No team area or limit lines. One red marking down the length of the field.

Each team provided their own balls and it was agreed that all blocks below the waist would be treated as illegal. Scoreboard and visible game clock provided with operators.

James Ford-Bannister #479

Unknown

NFL Academy

(Loughborough)

Team areas marked with cones. Game abandoned by mutual consent of both head coaches with 3:15 remaining in the fourth quarter due to an injury of a Team Scotland player.

Brian Yates #29

Unknown

SGS Pride

Game was played as a pre-season scrimmage with a series of scripted play scenarios as agreed between the two head coaches.

Peter Parsons #321

29th October 2022 v Birmingham Lions

Outstanding items from previous weeks

END ZONE

PLAY OF THE WEEK:

New this week

Play: 2nd & 8 at Team’s B 40-yard line. 1:56 remains in the second quarter. A66 snaps the ball high to quarterback A10 who has to jump to control the snap. Whilst still airborne at Team B’s 45-yard line, A10 pitches the ball forwards to A88 who has run across the front of A10. A88 runs wide to the right and runs out of bounds at Team B’s 30-yard line. During A88’s run, B24 blocks A73 below the waist 6 yards beyond the neutral zone.

What is the next down and distance? What is the game clock status?


Ruling?

Last week

Play: Team A are leading 30-0 in the third quarter, Team A scores a touchdown to make the score 36-0. When does the clock stop and when does it restart?


Ruling: 

MECHANICS:

New this week

Game Situation: What are the 3 categories of Offensive Holding?


Answer next issue…

Last week

Game Situation: The opening kick-off of the game results in a Touchback, on the ensuing play from scrimmage Team A complete a pass for 9 yards. Team A substitute their Wide Receivers to bring in extra Running Backs, Team B make matching Substitutes. The Umpire moves towards the snapper and instructs him not to snap the ball. The Quarterback calls out the cadence and the snapper, snaps the ball.

Answer: As this is a first offence suit the play down and issue Team A with a warning, for any subsequent instances by the same team, they should be penalised for Delay of Game (M3.4.1.e).


CALENDAR

Date

Event

Contact for details

2022

12th November (Sat)

BAFRA Board Meeting

secretary@bafra.info

2023

1st April (Sat)

BAFRA Ltd. AGM

secretary@bafra.info

1st-2nd April (Sat-Sun)

BAFRA Convention

secretary@bafra.info

BAFRA Directors

President

David Parsons

president@bafra.info

General Secretary

Richard Moger

secretary@bafra.info

Finance

Stuart Tabberer

finance@bafra.info

Operations

Roger Goodgroves

operations@bafra.info

Recruitment

Susannah Taylor

recruitment@bafra.info

Training

James Ford-Bannister

training@bafra.info

Director without Portfolio #1

Peter Parsons

dwp1@bafra.info

Director without Portfolio #2

Steve Tonkinson

dwp2@bafra.info

The opinions expressed in this Newsflash are those of the contributors, and not necessarily of BAFRA or its Directors.

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Editor: Ben Griffiths - Email: newsflash@bafra.info

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