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NRL announces rule changes to make game more entertaining – NRL.COM

The NRL has announced several rule changes for the 2021 Telstra Premiership season.

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The NRL has announced several rule changes for the 2021 Telstra Premiership season to make the game “faster, more free-flowing, entertaining and unpredictable”.
The changes are:

  • the introduction of a two-point field goal for kicks taken from more than 40 metres out;
  • six-again to be called for 10-metre infringements;
  • penalties for teams if they leave a scrum before a referee calls “break”;
  • a play-the-ball restart if the ball or player with the ball goes over the sideline;
  • The Bunker will now review replays…

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