>:>Goal kicks waste time
>Why dont we just abandon goal kicks, kick offs, kicks for touch, kicks in
>play, scrums, play-the-balls, penalties, any and all forwardpass/knock-on
>rules and any other stopages.
There may be a case for dropping scrums but my main gripe about
goal-kicking is the time wasting especially the conversions where the
clock could easily be stopped. I'm not trying get rid of kicking (except
.Mr Davies obviously hasnt got enough time
>to watch rugby league...Lets change the rules so he can just watch the
I've got plenty of time i just want to see more football action and less
posing and time-wasting.
>Sports have rules and because of these rules, the games have more facets
>than JUST running up and down a 100 yard field. Because of these rules
>Teams are different...some teams riding on a strong forward pack, others
>with a mobile and proficient backline...others with a balanced team with
>a genius goalkicker to tip rthe balance...
Because of these rules and the lack of application of them by some refs
we also have ... Pseudo-scrums, Camera-hogging goal kickers, slow
play-the-balls, head-high tackling, brawling.
>the more you homogenize a game, the more you stifle the variety and
>e***ment of that game.
Are you now arguing for a return to Union?
>If you dont like rugby league, stop watching it...start your own code and
>call it "no-foot-ball" or something
If i have given anyone the impression that i don't like RL merely because
i see the need for change then let me assure everybody that it ain't so.
The game doesn't enjoy the world-wide domination you see in NSW & Qld.