The NRL are reportedly considering a shock rule change that would extend play past 80 minutes to avoid teams exploiting the six again rule at the end of games.
The Daily Telegraph reported the NRL will explore the option for teams having to play out their set of six even if the game clock has expired.
That would mean teams would be allowed to play out their set of six even beyond the 80 minute mark and potentially before halftime as well to avoid negative tactics from defensive teams.
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The rule change would mean the half or match will end after the last tackle of the set or if the attacking team gives away possession.
The potential change to the laws is aimed at stopping defending teams from intentionally giving away set restarts…