Author Topic: Rule Change Needed to Stop Puke Keep-Ball  (Read 43611 times)


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Re: Rule Change Needed to Stop Puke Keep-Ball
« Reply #675 on: June 29, 2022, 09:06:21 PM »
Ditch the mark.
Trial 13 aside and leave it at that.

Take away a sub as well. More space, more running, and less fresh legs from the bench. Games could be absolutely manic in the last 10 /15 mins.
More space means more running and so it will benefit the athletes rather than the ballers.

Fitness will be a factor but no more than it is today.
More space will mean more likely to kick a ball in front of a forward and gives him a chance of winning it rather than it be swallowed up by 2-3 sweepers.
It gives the GK more options for kickouts.
It just generally makes it more difficult to play a blanket defence - which some think has ruined the game.
I don't necessarily agree with that opinion, but if you want faster games that are more high scoring, it's bound to help with that.

Its not the need for fitness Id be worried about so much as the need for raw speed. As someone slower than a cart horse the thought of 13 a side on a full size field brings out horrors.