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Was the Flop removed from the rules?

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by Dan, Sep 4, 2014.

  1. Dan

    Dan Administrator Staff Member Administrator 2017 Tipping Competitor 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    It has been going on all year but last week against the Panthers was horrible and this week it looks like its the same thing. But have they removed the flop as a rule, the amount of players that jump in well after the tackle is complete with a player on the ground is crazy
     
  2. silvertail

    silvertail Well-Known Member Premium Member

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    Agreed. No need for the third player to come in on most occasions.
     
  3. master blaster

    master blaster Well-Known Member

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    same with the grapple tackle too,walker did one in the first half,and no action taken
     
  4. eggson

    eggson Well-Known Member

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    They'll both come back soon when it happens more frequently, and whatever crackdown going on lately vanishes.
     
  5. Technical Coach

    Technical Coach Well-Known Member

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    Same game same speed nothing has really changed---the odd speed improvement in certain tackles but all this talk about a faster game has been exaggerated all year.

    Teams that are seen to be "bigger and stronger" are given more latitude to slow the play the ball as they give off the perception that they "must" be dominating the tackle.
     
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    • Dan

      Dan Administrator Staff Member Administrator 2017 Tipping Competitor 2016 Tipping Competitor

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      Precisely, the NRL can't help but consistently contradict themselves
       
    • cherry_poppins

      cherry_poppins Well-Known Member

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      If the flop was always penalized Nathan Hindmarsh would have only made 6 legal tackles throughout his career
       
    • Fluffy

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      It does seem to be getting worse
       
    • manlyfan76

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      It seems mandatory these days.
       

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