NRL could return to one refereeing system

The NRL could go back to using just one referee for the rest of the 2020 campaign, according to reports Down Under.

The change was recommended at a meeting of the NRL’s Project Apollo committee last Friday, with the move being discussed by the ARL Commission this week.

ARL Commission chairman Peter V’landys is supportive of the proposal, which would largely be down to a cost-cutting measure in the NRL.

V’landys told “I’m totally supportive.

“No.1 is because when we did a fans’ survey last year one of the biggest issues was they wanted was one referee.

“But also in this new time and age of cost reductions in the organisation it just saves a lot of money.”

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