Next weekend the Super Rugby Trans-Tasman will start and the organization of the contest announced the regulations that will be implemented in the matches. While nor there will be more the captain’s referral, the rules of the ingoal’s own drop exit and the replacement of a player sent off after 20 minutes are maintained.
Ingoal’s own drop-out rules and the replacement of a player sent off after 20 minutes are the two innovations tested by New Zealand Rugby (NZR) and Rugby Australia (RA) that will carry over to the Trans-Tasman Super Rugby competition. which starts this weekend.
If not, the two law innovations used in Super Rugby Aotearoa that will not carry over to the new six-week event are the captain’s referral and the Golden Point overtime.
“SR Aotearoa’s statistics indicate that abandoning the goal line has served its purpose of speeding up play and getting the ball back into play faster than a 5m scrum, while we believe the replacement rule The red card maintains the integrity of matches for players and fans alike when a player has been sent off, “said Mike Anthony, New Zealand Rugby High Performance Director.
In addition, it was agreed that the matches tied at full time will end in a tie with the two teams sharing the competition points, that is, two points for each. Although, the final will be the exception, as it will follow “the same extension protocols as the Super Rugby Aotearoa final.”
On the other hand, the innovations of the Super Rugby AU that will not carry over to the Trans-Tasman Super Rugby either are the 22/50 and 50/22 kicking law that rewarded tactical kicks.
The SR Trans-Tasman kicks off at Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin on Friday May 14 when the Highlanders and Reds play the first game of the tournament involving the Hurricanes, Blues, Crusaders, Chiefs, Brumbies, Waratahs, Rebels and Western Force.