In a poll run by SA Rugby magazine, the overwhelming majority voted in favour of SA Rugby prioritising a full-strength Currie Cup over taking part in the Rugby Championship with limited game time.
It’s hoped that a one-off internal South African match could take place at the start of October as part of rugby’s resumption in the country.
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Springbok flyhalf Handre Pollard had to be stretchered from the field after suffering a suspected knee injury in Friday’s Top 14 game for Montpellier.
Coach Jacques Nienaber has likened the Springboks’ wait for Test rugby’s return to ‘a jet standing on the runway without fuel’.
Editor Craig Lewis provides a quick wrap of the top news doing the rounds in the rugby world, including the latest on the Rugby Championship and our interview with Rabz Maxwane.
SA Rugby has welcomed confirmation that the Rugby Championship would be held in 2020, but Jurie Roux cautioned that the Boks’ participation still had to be confirmed.
Sanzaar has confirmed the Rugby Championship is set take place in Australia, in November and December this year.
It’s been confirmed that a new eight-team international competition – featuring Georgia and not the Boks – will be played in November and December.