The Australian Rugby League Commission has approved the rules surrounding its ‘no-fault stand down policy’.
A new, automatic ‘no fault’ stand down rule has now been officially added to the NRL rules, giving effect to the policy that was announced last month.
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It comes just three days before Dragons star Jack de Belin returns to the Federal Court to argue the legality of the policy.
De Belin, Rabbitoh’s Dylan Walker and Panther’s Tyrone May have now been formally stood down pending the outcome of their court cases.