Rule 9.4.1 (vii) A player who falls to the ground while holding the ball must regain footing before playing the ball and release it within 3 seconds of first catching it. Sanction: Free pass.
(viii) A player may not:
(a) Gain possession of the ball while lying, sitting or kneeling on the
(b) Throw or play the ball while lying, sitting or kneeling on the
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