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Super Rugby Pacific locked in until 2030

Richie Mo'unga of the Crusaders kicks a goal during the round 10 Super Rugby Pacific match against the Melbourne Rebels (Photo by Graham Denholm/Getty Images)

Rugby Australia (RA) and New Zealand Rugby (NZR) have sealed a deal securing the long-term future of Super Rugby Pacific following a year in which the club competition has been called into question amid splits between the two bodies on issues such as revenue sharing.

RA and NZR announced the continuation of the Super Rugby Pacific concept through to 2030 in Sydney today. The partnership ensures Super Rugby will continue for the foreseeable future, introducing a new board to oversee the venture that includes members from NZR, RA, New Zealand Rugby Players’ Association (NZRPA) and Rugby Union Players’ Association (RUPA). This will be governed by an independent chairperson.

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