Captains divided on interchange impacts By Chris Kennedy, National Correspondent, NRL.com Sat 27 Feb, 2016, 12:00pm NRL club captains have mixed views on what sort of impact the reduction in interchanges will have this Telstra Premiership season, and whether the figure should have been dropped from 10 straight to six. There has been much discussion through the pre-season on exactly what effects a reduction from 10 to eight interchanges will have, with many noting coaches kept a couple of interchanges in reserve right up until the end of games last season. Cronulla captain Paul Gallen said it would have been better to drop the figure straight to six while Eels captain Tim Mannah praised the safety-first approach, though both agreed the decrease by two is unlikely to have a drastic impact. Click here to read more. .