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Rule changes you'd like to see for next season

Discussion in 'NRL' started by taste2taste, Nov 2, 2019.

  1. JamesRustle

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    All commentators to 1) retire from calling the game at age 55 and 2) mandatory 2x 2 week breaks during the year so they don't get stale and it gives the promising up and comers experience and creates some competitive pressure amongst the ranks.
     
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  2. JamesRustle

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    Now that Gal has joined Miles in retirement, we can bring back punching.
     
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  3. Bandwagon

    Bandwagon Moderator Staff Member

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    Poor merkin'll get RSI.
     
  4. Legion

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    Warren is so bad that he makes Rex Mossop look good by comparison.
    Can't remember players names.
    Game goes too fast for him to follow.
    Waffles on about irrelevant nonsense during play.
    Unable or unwilling to interpret why a penalty is given.
    Totally useless AND he's a moron.

    How on earth did he ever get the gig?
     
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  5. betcats

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    I swear he kept calling Isaac Liu JWH in the gf or one of the semis, I mean wtf they are not similar at all.
     
  6. LineBall

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    I'd actually rate Mossop in his prime a better commentator than Warren.
     
  7. Legion

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    By a long shot. At least Mossop understood & could follow a game.
    Warren keeps pulling out the rule book yet still gets confused.
     
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  8. Mr Angry

    Mr Angry Not a Referee

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    I would simply ask the coaches to deny egos.

    Number the players as they should be

    No change, just name them correctly

    Section 4-3

    LINK
     
  9. T-Boon

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    There should be a libero position like in volleyball.
    The libero (meaning "free") should be able to defend anywhere behind the advantage line so could cut off hit ups or mark the best attacking threat....but they cannot touch the ball in attack.
     
  10. footy75

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    Technology being used to overturn dodgy calls. Something like the NFL model where Coaches get two challenges per game if they need them.
     
  11. blue bags

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    agree . fuuuuk the golden point bbuulshitt , a draw is a draw
     
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  12. T-Boon

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    Are people ready to admit the captains challenge has been a big success? It really hasn’t even been used strategically as people feared.
     
  13. T-Boon

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    An incorrect play the ball should not be a penalty but should be the equivalent of a 6again where the penalty is have to play it again and you lose 5 metres.
    They have come back into the game in a big way and I have seen 2 tries that should have been disallowed even allowed after the video ref has reviewed. The video ref should automatically check it for every try and they should notify the ref if they see one.
     
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  14. Bring back John Fifita

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    6 players allowed on the bench, but maintain the number of interchanges per game.

    HIA the main reason. Teams can be quickly down a number of players through no fault of their own...

    If someone gets taken off for HIA, sit them out for the game. Takes care of the player but also would stop the rorting of the free HIA interchange.

    Allows for a mix of forwards and some attacking player options on the bench. So the spectacle should at least be maintained, if not improved. Loads of people talk of “fatigue” in the game improving the game quality and this is maintained, or at least counter-balanced by more attacking player options that can come on.
     
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  15. Sphagnum

    Sphagnum First Grade

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    I’d like to see a rule that relegates all the qld teams when they are stinking the season up like they are this year.

    it devalues the game.

    send them to the English super league where the absolute garbage they are dishing up will be acceptable.
     
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  16. Legion

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    Hmm, need to think about that ......

    Agree that any player taken off for HIA should sit out the game.

    Having 6 players on the bench sounds reasonable in principle [4 interchange + 2 reserves to replace a player who has come off due to HIA] but I can see where that could be rorted.

    For example; say the coach isn't happy with how a player is performing or where one is really fatigued after 60-70 minutes of play.
    A coach could give orders through a trainer for that player to 'go down' with a head knock so that he could be replaced with a fresh player.
     
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    To requalify... a HIA counts as a replacement. I perhaps should have made that clear/clearer.
     
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  18. Whip Whitaker

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    Unlimited cash and gifts to Cameron Smith and the family for their humble and honest contributions to the nrl.
     
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  19. blue bags

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    free boats for everyone involved aswell
     
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    Get the markers straight.
     

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