The 2014/15 GUINNESS PRO12 season kicks off with two games on Friday night, Munster entertaining Edinburgh at Thomond Park and Benetton Treviso are the visitors to Swansea where they will face the Ospreys.
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: