Jake White says it’s time to consider scrapping the rule that forces teams to announce their match-day squads at least 48 hours before kick-off.
The Sunwolves are set to be dropped from Vodacom Super Rugby just four years after being added to the tournament.
Rasta Rasivhenge is set to turn his full attention to fifteens officiating and will make his last appearance as a sevens referee at this weekend’s tournament in Cape Town.
A bid to set up a Super Rugby team from the Pacific Islands has been turned down.
Sanzaar has confirmed that next year’s Super Rugby tournament will be played across 21 consecutive weeks between 15 February and 6 July.
A group of investors has offered US$4.5-million to have an independent Hawaii-based team in Super Rugby from 2020.
Sanzaar is considering a Rugby Championship schedule change in 2021 that may benefit the Springboks.
Jake White says it’s time for South Africa to seriously consider leaving Super Rugby for a move north.
World Rugby is examining the excessive use of the TMO and could effect changes as early as November to return power to the on-field referees.
The desire of officials to prioritise player safety should be commended, but it should not come at the expense of common sense, writes CRAIG LEWIS.