"Handling the ball involves a deliberate act of a player making contact with the ball with the hand or arm.
The following must be considered
The movement of the hand to the ball (not the ball to the hand).
The distance beteeen the opponent and the ball (unexpected ball)
The position if the hand does not mean that there is an infringement
The Newcastle penalty should not have been awarded.
With regard to our game, the first season referee Alex King made the following decisions
Santalab yellow - correctly awarded reckless
Llorente yellow - correctly awarded reckless
Brama yellow - incorrectly awarded, serious foul play red card as above the ankle with studs
Risdon yellow - correctly awarded
McGing yellow- see Brama above.