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NRL 2020: State of Origin, series opener to be quicker and more intense under six-again rule – NRL.COM

The opening State of Origin match at Adelaide Oval on Wednesday night is set to be one of the quickest and most intense matches ever played, with predictions that…

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Origin I is set to be one of the quickest and most intense matches ever played, with predictions that the six-again rule could increase the speed of the game by up to 15%.
While Origin is renowned for being played at a faster pace than NRL matches, the introduction of the six-again rule this year resulted in the speed of Telstra Premiership games being higher than last seasons series between NSW and Queensland.
The NRL finals were a step up again from the regular season, with the average distance…

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