Sport SA to turn back on Super Rugby?

03:00  07 may  2018
03:00  07 may  2018 Source:   radionz.co.nz

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Luther Obi of Cheetahs.© Ramsey Cardy/Sportsfile via Getty Images Luther Obi of Cheetahs. British and Irish media are reporting that South Africa are set to pull out of Super Rugby and align with Celtic tournament the Pro 14.

Super Rugby discards the Southern Kings and Cheetahs joined the Pro 14 competition, that features Irish, Welsh and Scottish teams, this year and it's being reported that the Sharks will join next, followed by the Bulls, Lions and Stormers by the start of the 2020/21 season.

The reports suggest South African rugby has grown increasingly disillusioned with Super Rugby.

The South African Rugby Union believe their sides are handicapped due to the different time zones in the Super Rugby competition and the unfair composition of the conferences.

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South African rugby has watched plenty of its top players leave for lucrative contracts in Europe in recent years and it the reports claim the union hopes moving teams to the Pro14 can help stop that trend.

The Irish Times reported that Super Rugby bosses have drawn up plans for expansion of their own should South Africa turn their back on the competition.

The reports claim two more South African sides will enter the Pro14 for the 2019/20 season with another jumping on board for the campaign after.

Last week a document published by SANZAAR was leaked to the Sydney Morning Herald touting the addition of an American conference to the competition.

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