World Rugby sets time limit for kickers in bid to clamp down on time-wasting

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World Rugby has announced several new measures aimed at speeding up the flow of the game, including a strict time limit for kicking penalties and conversions.

The law tweaks come into effect from 1 January and are intended to reduce time wasting by players, time spent consulting the TMO, and also state that water carriers are permitted to enter the field only after a try. The most notable change may prove to be a new countdown clock for kickers.

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Written by Luke McLaughlin
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2022/dec/22/world-rugby-union-time-limit-kickers under the title “World Rugby sets time limit for kickers in bid to clamp down on time-wasting”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.