Rugby’s new law trials could change the game forever


Cape Town – While most of the rugby world has its eyes focused on the lead-up to the Rugby World Cup, a trial of a number of new rugby regulations in Australia’s NRC over the next few months could change the shape of the global game significantly if they are adopted after the World Cup.

According to the website, the new regulations – including the controversial 50-22 rule – are being trialled in the Australian competition to assess their impact on the overall structure of a match and if successful, plans are there to make it part of the game as soon as after the Rugby World Cup and even in Super Rugby from next season.

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