Super Rugby format bad for SA

2014-05-09 14:02
Super Rugby ball (Gallo Images)
I think the proposed Super rugby format is going in the wrong direction. I much preferred the old format where all teams played each other once a season. Playing strong NZ and Australian opposition is good for SA rugby and I think diluting the field with another weak SA team (and two newcomers) will harm SA rugby.

Adding the sub-standard Kings was a poor politically-based decision. The do not even perform well in the Currie Cup let alone Superrugby.

Hopefully sense will prevail and the public outcry will cause a rethink.

Louis Hildebrand

What To Read Next


Read News24’s Comments Policy publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.
Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter


With the Absa Premiership in full swing, who will be crowned champions when all is said and done? Will Mamelodi Sundowns defend their title? Or can Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates or Bidvest Wits mount a serious challenge? Stay glued to Sport24 to find out!

Latest blogs

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.