The Guinness Pro14 Rainbow Cup long the next weekend and will put to the test the new rules that he proposes World Rugby, which are already in use in Super Rugby Aotearoa Y Super Rugby Australia.
Through an official statement from the Sprinboks, it was confirmed that the Rainbow Cup will be disbanded with three new rules proposed by World Rugby, among which the possibility of replacing a player sent off stands out, after 20 minutes of have seen the red card.
In an effort to make rugby an even more attractive sport, World Rugby is testing new rules, which have already been implemented in Super Rugby competitions in Oceania. Here are the three new rules:
Replacement of players sent off after 20 minutes: The offender must leave the field of play, and his team will play 20 minutes with one less, after that time they will be able to replace the sent off with a player from the substitute bench. The same is true for double yellows.
Captian Challenge: Each team will be awarded one Captian Challenge per game, which can be used in incidents, trys, or any referee decision of the last five minutes of play.
Departure from the ingoal line: In the case of Knock-ons, holds on the ingoal line, or when supported on defense, a start will be made from the ingoal.