If Team A commits a foul while in possession of the ball in its Goal Area, the penalty shall be applied from PLS or option.
EXCEPTIONS: Intentional Grounding — Rule 6, Section 4, Article 7
Offside Pass — Rule 6, Section 3, Article 4
Safety Touch — Rule 3, Section 2, Article 3
If the foul is committed outside the Goal Area while Team B is in possession of the ball in its Goal Area, the penalty shall be applied from Team B's 10-yard line or option.
If a team commits a foul in the opponent's Goal Area, the penalty shall be applied as though the foul had occurred in the Field of Play. However, where a yardage penalty would otherwise be applicable in the Goal Area, it shall be applied as follows:
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