Restriction previously placed on team time outs limiting their use to one per half has been removed.
Each team shall be granted two time outs per game and will be permitted to use them at any point during regulation time, subject to the following:
Instant Replay — Not Reviewable Plays
Field Goal attempts and kicked Concert attempts have been added to the list of automatically reviewed aspects of play, regardless if they are ruled successful or not by the on-field officials.
Sentence added to Reviewable Play Types:
All scoring plays will be automatically reviewed by the Replay Official in the command centre. This shall include attempts of Field Goals and kicked Converts that have been ruled unsuccessful.
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