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Rugby Australia ‘to reject’ New Zealand’s Super Rugby proposals

Kieran Read of the All Blacks secures the high ball during the 2019 Rugby Championship Test Match between the New Zealand All Blacks and the Australian Wallabies at Eden Park on August 17, 2019 in Auckland, New Zealand. (Hannah Peters/Getty Images)

Rugby Australia has said it will reject New Zealand Rugby’s plans for a revamped Super Rugby competition, and is said to be speaking to the rugby unions in Argentina and Japan about alternative models.

NZR recently revealed its future model for Super Rugby based on the results of the Aratipu Report, which recommended a competition between eight and 10 teams which will feature the five NZR franchises.

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