The 2019 NRL season was one of the most competitive on record. The below questions have been prepared to gather your feedback on the current state of the game and topical issues, the results of which will be used for research purposes and presented to the NRL Competition Committee in November. The survey should take no longer than 10 minutes to complete.

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* 1. What is your gender?

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* 2. Which range includes your age?

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* 4. How many games did you watch during the 2019 Telstra Premiership season?

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* 5. How do you rate the standard of football overall in the 2019 Telstra Premiership season?

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* 6. To what extent do you believe that the Telstra Premiership is currently delivering continuous and free-flowing football?

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* 7. To what extent do you believe that the Telstra Premiership equally rewards skill and power on the field?

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* 8. Please rank from 1 - 5 (where 1 = highest; 5 = lowest) each of the following aspects of Telstra Premiership matches in terms of which you find most entertaining

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* 9. In 2019, there was a significant decrease in total penalties awarded by referees. Do you agree that the revised officiating philosophy placing more emphasis on allowing the game to flow lead to a better product on the field?

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* 10. In 2019, there was a significant increase in the number of 'one on one' steals in the tackle. Do you believe this has been a positive change?

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* 11. Do you believe there should be fewer scrums in the game if the rules catered for this?

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* 12. Would you support restarting play with a play the ball or tap-kick (rather than a scrum) for minor infringements (e.g. knock-on; forward passes)?

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* 13. Currently, following a missed penalty goal attempt which goes dead in-goal play restarts with a 20m drop out. Would you support the non-kicking team restarting play with a 20m tap kick following a missed penalty goal which goes dead in-goal?

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* 14. Would you support more interventions by the Bunker if it meant getting more decisions correct?

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* 15. Would you support the introduction of new technology to help Bunker officials determine offside from kicks in point scoring situations?

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* 16. Currently, drawn games during the regular season are decided by golden point.  Would you support any of the following changes to the way drawn games during the regular season are currently decided?

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Maintain existing golden point system
Mandatory 10 minutes of extra time
First team to score a try wins
Each team should get the opportunity to possess the ball
Matches should be drawn after 80 minutes

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* 17. Would you support the game re-introducing the 5 minute sin bin for some offences?

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* 18. The NRL's objective for introducing changes to the Judiciary Code in 2017 was to deliver a fairer and simpler system using fines to ensure players would not miss matches for minor offences. Do you agree that the NRL has achieved this objective?

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* 19. Do you agree that repeat offenders should be dealt with more harshly than first time offenders?

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* 20. Do you believe the Judiciary Panel should only be made up of ex-players?

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* 21. Would you support Judiciary hearings being live streamed on NRL.com to increase transparency?

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* 22. Do you consider wrestling to be a major issue in our game?

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* 23. Would you support any move to reduce the time trainers spend on the field during matches?

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* 24. If you could introduce one rule innovation to make the game more unpredictable and entertaining, what would it be?

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* 25. How many regular season matches should each team play?

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* 26. What is the optimal scheduling model for State of Origin?

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