A Valke team based in Kuala Lumpur will take part in the inaugural season of the Global Rapid Rugby competition beginning in March 2020.
Former Springbok, Stormers and Force flyhalf Peter Grant has announced his retirement from all rugby.
A seven-point try will be one of four law variations trialled during the Force’s World Series Rugby games.
South African backs Peter Grant and Marcel Brache will play for the Force in Australia’s National Rugby Championship this year.
The parent body of Australia’s Western Force has been forced into voluntary administration due to financial constraints following the team’s axing from Super Rugby.
The Australian Rugby Union will face a state inquiry into its decision to axe the Force from Super Rugby.