Stormers coach John Dobson sat down with SA Rugby magazine and implored clubs to vote for the equity deal that saves the game in the province.
The proposal by a group of former players to have Newlands rugby stadium declared a heritage site could bring an end to Western Province rugby, according to administrators of the union.
SA Rugby is believed to be putting measures in place to ensure there can be no legal challenges should a decision be made to place the Western Province Rugby Football Union under administration.
The Western Province Rugby Football Union has stated it will ‘not become involved in a war of words’ after Raymond van Niekerk resigned as a member of the board.
Former Western Cape premier and ex-South African ambassador to the United States, Ebrahim Rasool, has been appointed as chairman of the Western Province Rugby Football Union.
The Western Province Rugby Football Union has suspended all competitive rugby until 25 April at the earliest in response to the global coronavirus pandemic.