New Zealand planning for life after Super Rugby

New Zealand planning for life after Super Rugby

Details of a domestic Super Rugby competition that would conclude with an old-school All Blacks trial match are emerging, as NZ Rugby plots a return from coronavirus shutdown.

Professional rugby came to a grinding halt in March, when New Zealand closed its borders to limit the spread of COVID-19, quickly followed by every other sporting code.



But according to NZME, the national body is pencilling in a mid-June start date for a five-team competition among the local Super Rugby franchises. Reports suggest that the potential of having Australian and Fijian based sides but none from South Africa and Argentina

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