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‘Didn’t expect it to be this magnitude’: V’landys floats return of under 20s to fix blowout scores – Fox Sports

The National Youth Competition could make a return as part of a “future strategy” being worked on by the ARL Commission in a bid to stop blowout scores.



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ARLC Chair Peter Vlandys is of the belief that the lack of a stepping stone for young players to progress to the NRL could be playing a role in the lopsided scores weve seen in the opening four weeks, but in particular Round 4.
In 2018, Jersey Flegg and Hastings Deering Colts NSW and Qld-based under 20s competitions returned after 10 years of the National Youth Competition. Under the NYC, all 16 NRL clubs had a direct under 20s team which would play interstate teams just like the top grade, usually…

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