10 Dec, 12:23
Ireland's John Lacey will referee his first ever RBS 6 Nations match in February, while Alain Rolland is also included in the Elite Panel in what is his last season.
Balls are placed behind the goal-line between the posts. Player punts 3 with his right & 3 with his left. The median (middle) distance with each foot is recorded. The ball must not be kicked on the field of play (i.e. behind the goal-line). Markers are placed at 5m intervals (30m) from the goal-line. [Half-way line is "0" with +1 and -1]
Record the median distance achieved with either foot i.e. minus 2 is approx. 10m line.
Minimum of 1 player (preferably 2).