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.
Western Province appears destined to be put under administration after SA Rugby pulled out of the joint advisory committee.
Zelt Marais has laughed off the attempt by disgruntled clubs to table a motion of no confidence in the leadership of the president of the Western Province Rugby Football Union.
The ongoing power struggle within Western Province Rugby has taken a turn for the worse as the antagonism between Zelt Marais and Ebrahim Rasool intensifies.
A joint SA Rugby committee has been appointed to intervene in Western Province’s affairs to assess if any ‘reckless decisions and spending’ have been made.
The Western Province Rugby Union has confirmed that negotiations with American investment consortium MVM Holdings are going ahead following a positive meeting between the parties on Friday.
MVM Holdings could walk away from a potential investment in WP Rugby unless there is a clear willingness to cede majority control.
The investors looking to buy a controlling majority share in WP Rugby could consider expanding the Stormers’ trade name in different rugby leagues around the world.
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.
Western Province Rugby Football Union president Zelt Marais says the WPRFU takes exception to the insinuation that it acted without due consideration over the future of Newlands and the move to the Cape Town Stadium..