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NRL to feature two-point field goal among innovative rule changes for 2021 season – ABC News

Changing the maximum value of a field goal highlights several rule changes announced by the Australian Rugby League Commission, as it chases “more unpredictability…



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A two-point field goal for successful shots beyond 40 metres will be introduced in the next NRL season as one of multiple rule changes endorsed by the Australian Rugby League Commission (ARLC).
Key points:

  • The rule changes are designed to speed up the game
  • The ARLC is hoping for “less stoppages, more unpredictability”
  • The rule changes follow consultation with stakeholders and supporters

The field-goal rule tweak will be introduced in an effort to increase the chance of a result changing in the final…

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