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Rule 606 | Butt-Ending

Rule 606 | Butt-Ending

(Note) Butt-Ending is the action whereby a player uses the shaft of the stick, above the upper hand, to check an opposing player in any manner or jabs or attempts to jab an opposing player with this part of the stick.

(a) A major plus a game misconduct penalty shall be assessed to any player who “butt-ends” or attempts to “butt-end” an opponent.

An attempt to “butt-end” shall include all cases where a “butt-end” gesture is made regardless of whether body contact is made or not.

(b) A match penalty for attempt to injure or deliberate injury to an opponent may also be assessed for butt-ending.