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The South African Rugby Union confirmed today (Friday) that the Cheetahs and Southern Kings will be cut from the next season of Super Rugby as the franchise-based rugby union competition downsizes by three teams to 15.

South African Super Rugby teams the Cheetahs and Southern Kings could join the Pro12 pan-European club competition as early as September this year, according to the BBC.

RugbyWA, the governing body of the sport in Western Australia, has agreed to drop its legal action against the Australian Rugby Union (ARU) over the fate of Super Rugby franchise Western Force in favour of pursuing arbitration proceedings.

Super Rugby franchise Western Force has today (Monday) hit out at multiple reports suggesting it will be the Australian team cut as a result of a reduction in size of the southern hemisphere rugby union tournament.