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Opinion: Changing The Penalty Kick Would Encourage More Attacking Rugby

LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 17: Dan Biggar of Wales lines up a kick during the 2015 Rugby World Cup Quarter Final match between South Africa and Wales at Twickenham Stadium on October 17, 2015 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

With the ability of goal kickers progressing and three points becoming increasingly important in matches, is this something World Rugby need to address? Firstly credit must go where credit’s due – to the players who have developed their own goal kicking skills and made a penalty inside the opposition half an (almost) guaranteed three points. This doesn’t come without putting …

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