The NRLs recent decision to change the requirements in terms of when clubs announce their intended squads for upcoming matches has me a little baffled.
It appears that nothing has actually changed. Clubs must announce their 21-man squad by a certain time mid-week and then finalise their squad one hour before kick-off on game day.
Essentially things remain the same and the new regulations dont appear to appease the concerns of the public who have grappled with clubs playing ducks and drakes over team selection for decades.
Those concerns seem to stem from two basic sources. The first is the social NRL tipping competition; something which millions of Australians partake in and enjoy. NRL tipping is socially engaging,…
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