Sanzaar CEO Andy Marinos says there were just too many barriers to overcome with regard to the Sunwolves’ proposed continued participation in Vodacom Super Rugby.
Sanzaar CEO Andy Marinos has praised New Zealand Rugby and Rugby Australia for successfully reconstructing their respective domestic Vodacom Super Rugby seasons amid the coronavirus pandemic.
SA Rugby CEO Jurie Roux says they are still committed to Sanzaar despite recent reports linking South African teams with a move to the northern-hemisphere competitions.
Bryan Habana has thrown his support behind a global calendar, but questioned the practicality and feasibility of SA Rugby’s prospective move away from Sanzaar to join northern-hemisphere competitions.
Sanzaar has denied rumours that a trans-Tasman tournament between New Zealand and Australian teams could replace Vodacom Super Rugby in the future.
Rugby Union Players’ Association president Damien Fitzpatrick has called on Sanzaar to think outside the box to save Super Rugby.
Former All Blacks coach Steve Hansen says the Covid-19 pandemic has given rugby the opportunity to ‘start on a blank page’ and bring nations together.
World Rugby has announced the details of a dedicated Covid-19 relief strategy to mitigate the overall impact of the pandemic on the sport.
Agustin Pichot says World Rugby doesn’t have the funds to bail out cash-strapped Sanzaar nations that have hit financial difficulty amid the global coronavirus pandemic.
Sanzaar CEO Andy Marinos has proposed a radical idea that could have the Rugby Championship and Vodacom Super Rugby run concurrently to ensure a finish to both seasons.