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Fewer scrums, more action expected after rule changes | The Daily Advertiser

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Following changes in the NRL, there is set to be less scrums in Group Nine this season. Now when play is stopped because the ball or a player in possession of the ball has entered touch in general play, other than a restart (kick-off, goal-line drop-out, 20-metre drop-out or 20-metre optional restart) or a 40/20, play will restart with a play-the-ball by the non-offending team. The play-the-ball will be 20 metres from the touchline but no closer than 10 metres from a goal line. There is also new rules over breaking early from scrums. Now a full penalty, rater than a deferential, will be awarded if any player leaves the scrum before the referee’s call of break. The team receiving the penalty will have the option of…



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