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Tries worth 6 points in NPC 2016

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Cape Town - Tries will be worth six points in New Zealand's national rugby championship (NPC) next year, according to the Stuff website.

The changes will also include penalties being reduced from three points to two points.

There will also be a new offside line that will be moved one metre back from a redefined ruck, where the confusing "gate" will be ditched and the rights of the tackler reduced.

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