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More whacky NRL rule changes adopted today!

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by Brissie Kid, May 21, 2013.

  1. Brissie Kid

    Brissie Kid Well-Known Member

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    :p wtf? Scrum penalty you can kick at goal from? A phasing in of rule changes? If both teams fail to turn up for the scrum then a penalty goes to one anyway & they can kick for goal!!!

     
  2. MissKate

    MissKate Well-Known Member Premium Member

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    What about the time wasting refs that are obsessed with getting the players to pack scrums exactly how they want them packed and stand there yelling at the players to stand back and re-pack the scrum 3-4 times,
     
  3. WESTIE

    WESTIE Well-Known Member

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    teams will get tired running to the scrums to avoid the penalty..are these guys f-in serious
     
  4. nodd

    nodd Well-Known Member

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    Are you serious??
     
  5. SeaEagleRock8

    SeaEagleRock8 Sea Eagle Lach Staff Member Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    The reduction of time allowed before a goal line drop out will help teams that have forced the line drop-out, and it will hinder teams that are based on a brick wall defence to defend repeat sets - such as us.

    Therefore we'd better practice getting a few more drop-outs ourselves, because the change will make defence even harder.
     
  6. dowdz

    dowdz Well-Known Member Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Why don't they just stop the clock for kicks at goal instead? They waste more time than anything else.
     
  7. manlyfan76

    manlyfan76 Parra Trolls are the best. Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    They should also slow teams to take an immediate drop out and if any players are off side they must retreat to the in goal before getting involved in the play.
     
  8. MadMarcus

    MadMarcus Local Lunatic 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Another rule change because of us... Our defence is too good obviously...
     
  9. DSM5

    DSM5 Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    The scrum one will result in players feigning injury, as in union. What's the problem at the moment. I don't detect a groundswell of noise demanding these ridiculous changes. Christ I detest these idiots who demand change for changes sake.
     
  10. SeaEagleRock8

    SeaEagleRock8 Sea Eagle Lach Staff Member Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    DSM5 is 100% correct. Players who are good actors will become more valuable.
     
  11. wombatgc

    wombatgc Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    About time. ****s me to tears when one side is trying to take an advantage and the other are ball and chaining it. Get the stick out.
     
  12. castle eagle

    castle eagle Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    sowards value has just increased in that case.:D
     
  13. deadlyeagle

    deadlyeagle Member

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    I actually dont mind it for viewing purposes. Lets be honest, without fa'aso, king and gnulovao our team is relativly small and mobile so should be able to handle this.

    All this aside a quick game is a good game :)
     
  14. globaleagle

    globaleagle Où est mon chapeau Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Could potentially make captains complain even more to the ref's to get them to blow time off to give players extra time to get to the scrums/rest.
     

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