The Sportsground erupted at the finish as Connacht held on to defeat defending PRO12 champions Leinster and end their 11-match losing streak in Irish interprovincial derbies.
The offside Laws are designed to create space for the team in possession, and are key to providing positive attacking options. The referee’s role is to preserve this space.
Referees must be fully aware of all the Law relevant to off-side in all the Game areas – ruck, maul, scrum, line-out and in general play.
The current focus for referees is to ensure that: