Thank you to everyone for your patience and understanding. The revised NTL and Elite 8 draws have now been released: 2018 Updated NTL Draw
The conditions of the fields and the weather are improving hour by hour so we’re looking forward to games commencing at 8am tomorrow (Thursday 8th March)!
Info on game formats:
All preliminary-round matches on Thursday and Friday will be played under a 30-minute touchdown turnaround format.
Games will revert to 2 x 20-minute halves on Saturday for finals.
Touchdown Turnaround Format (Preliminary Rounds):
- All preliminary-round matches on Thursday and Friday will be 30 minutes in length
- Teams will turnaround after each touchdown scored, i.e. they will defend the score line they just scored on
- There is no half-time
Saturday Matches (and all Finals):
All finals and play-off matches will remain as 2 x 20-minute halves with a 5-minute half-time (unless further weather impacts)
- The Women’s T-League Quarter Finals on Friday will be played as 2 x 20-minute halves