CHANGE THE RULES IN RUGBY
In soccer matches, the Referee decides how many minutes are added on due to stoppages during the match 90 minutes.
In Rugby, the rule is that after the match 80 minutes, the ball must be kicked into touch before the match ends.
Recently, Wales played France in Paris for a 6 Nations match. Wales were winning at 80 minutes. The Referee played some 20 minutes extra time because the ball had not been kicked into touch to end the match. In the last minute, France scored a try and conversion and won the match.
This is an unfair situation. I believe that the rules must change.
Rugby should have the same rule as in Soccer.
The Referee should add on for extra time Minutes lost during the game for injury stoppages or a better solution would be to end the game once the 80minutes were up - the clock stopping during the match for injuries and other stoppages.
However, I thought that they did stop the clock for injuries during the match. So, it is a stupid rule to let the game go on until it is kicked into touch.
A new rule is needed for Rugby.
This would be much fairer than the farce in Paris. 20 minutes extra time is ridiculous.
Wake up Rugby......make the rule change soon.