SANZAR confirms law variations for 2016 Super Rugby season

SANZAR has confirmed two law variations ahead of the 2016 Super Rugby season in the hope of creating more attacking and competitive rugby. Simliar to the NRC, teams will earn a bonus point by finishing three or more tries ahead of their opponent, replacing the current four try bonus point system. Teams will also be able to kick for touch after the full time siren and take a line-out. "These law amendments, while subtle in nature, will help Super Rugby's continuing evolution as the best provincial competition in the world," SANZAR CEO Andy Marinos said. "The change to the bonus point, which has been widely discussed throughout the past week as one potential innovation, has now been formally approved by the ExCo for the 2016 season." As seen through the NRC, both laws ensure teams are forced to play out the 80 minutes each and every week, adding further excitement to matches that would have previously seemed all but over. "By implementing this change, we expect to see more attacki
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