Answer: Illegal contact unless it is a block; over-the-net foul; penalty is loss of rally/point awarded to Team (S). (Rule 9, Sec. 6, Art. 2)
Question: During play on Team (R)’s courtside, is it legal for front row player (CF) on Team (S) to block a ball completely on Team (R)’s side? The ball was falling near the net and no Team (R) member could make a legal play on ball.
Answer: Legal block by Team (S) member; ball stays in play; no net foul calls. (Rule 9-6-4-c)