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  •   Home > News > Sports > Rugby

    A number of changes have been approved for the next NRL season

    A number of changes have been approved for the next NRL season


    Two tactical changes have been made with a 20/40 rule introduced, while teams will also be given an option to select the lateral scrum position either 10 or 20 metres from touch or in line with the black dot on the cross bar.

    Rules around tackling players in midair have also been strengthened.

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