New guidelines, old mode: South Baden’s handball players start the season this weekend – Lahro

Whoever throws the spherical phrase in the face will obtain a two-minute penalty in the future. Photo: Eibner (Symbol Photo)

It’s beginning another time: in the third division the handball season is already two match days old, the courses under additionally start the spherical. It will probably be performed once more in tried and examined mode. Minor modifications have been made to the rule e-book.

He was born out of the Corona emergency and did not simply have mates: the mode through which Southern Baden handball players accomplished their rounds final season. For this the leagues have been divided, and in the finish the championship and relegation rounds determined the destiny and mourning of the golf equipment. This yr, the tried and examined mode is again. On the pitch, although, little issues change. Overview of the start of the handball season.


The profit was clear: by splitting leagues, sport dates have been saved, so sport planners had extra flexibility in timing of coronavirus cancellations. For some golf equipment that had barely reached the championship spherical, after that the season was just about over – relegation was secured, the remaining video games kind of meaningless. Overall, as the affiliation acknowledged in the spring, most golf equipment want to see a return to the tried-and-examined “all people in opposition to everybody” system. So the new season begins once more in regular mode, the individuals accountable are pleased. But it additionally implies that as much as 26 video games have to be performed by the spring of 2023, and there will not be many free weekends.

New Rules

When the seventh-area participant rule was carried out in 2016, handball modified – even in the decrease courses. The new guidelines which have come into pressure from this season might not go that deep. However, one or the different onlookers will in all probability watch questionably if a shooter has to sit down in the penalty field for 2 minutes after throwing a goalkeeper in the face. Because this rule is designed to guard the keeper. Meaning: If a area participant throws the ball straight in entrance of the opposing goalkeeper throughout a free throw – with out a defender between the thrower and the keeper – there’s a time penalty. Even if the goalkeeper walks.

The timing sport rule has additionally been adjusted. As the referee raises his hand as a warning for idle play, the attacking staff now solely has 4 passes – up from six – earlier than they must throw a aim. The referee blows the whistle for the fifth cross, and play continues with a free throw for the defence.

The third innovation issues face-to-face. Whereas beforehand the participant was required to maintain one foot on the line when executing a faceoff, there may be now a circle, mentioned to be 4 meters in diameter, positioned at the middle of the midway line. The throw may be performed whereas transferring after the aim, which may pace up the sport a bit.

area groups

Rather a lot stays the identical in the new season, just a few issues have modified. Competition from TuS Schutterwald and the nursing house has swapped locations in the Oberliga. Seven of Ried will play in the fourth league in the future, with Schutterwald aiming for promotion to the Southern Baden League. In the girls’s southern Baden league, Teuss is holding the flag of the Ottenheim area, TV Frisenheim is now lively in the nationwide league after relegation and meets some native rivals there.

On the different hand, in the Landesliga-Süd-Staffel, the girls of SG Altdorf/Ettenheim and the males of Tus Ringsheim start. A protracted journey to Lake Constance awaits each groups. On the different hand, TuS Nonnenweier, who’ve been promoted to the Landesliga, have much less distance to cowl. There are some derbys once more in the northern season.


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