The Springboks’ match against Wales in Washington DC on 2 June may not take place.
According to the Daily Mail, ticket sales for the Test have been poor and the company staging the fixture, Rugby International Marketing, has been haemorrhaging money.
Both teams have reportedly had their original match fee of £720,000 (R12.4-million) reduced to £540,000 (R9.3-million), which reportedly does not concern SA Rugby too much.
It is understood the Test may need around 27,000 supporters to turn up at the 46,000-capacity RFK Stadium to break even, but only a handful of tickets have been sold to date.
The Daily Mail says there have been high-level discussions at USA Rugby about changing the date, venue and even the teams for the Washington DC fixture – with Wales or the Boks playing the USA instead.
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