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    SANZAAR hold 'productive' talks on future

    2018-07-04 10:58

    Cape Town - The SANZAAR joint venture partners met in Singapore this week to hold a meeting on the future of Super Rugby.

    The current SANZAAR broadcast deal for the competition expires at the end of the 2020 season and, depsite the tournament scaling back from 18 to 15 teams this season, where the competition is heading is not clear at this stage. 

    There have been reports of an effort to break into the United States market, while South Africa's franchises are often linked with moves to European competitions like the PRO14. 

    A SANZAAR statement released on Tuesday did not give anything away in terms of what exactly was discussed at the meeting.

    "The SANZAAR joint venture partners met in Singapore this week for a very productive meeting on the future of its competitions," the statement read.

    "The discussions are challenging due to the complexities of the four individual markets across multiple time zones and the jurisdictions in which we operate, however we are making strong progress."

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    Fixtures

    Friday, 31 January 2020
    • Blues v Chiefs, Eden Park 08:05
    • Brumbies v Reds, GIO Stadium 10:15
    • Sharks v Bulls, Jonsson Kings Park Stadium 19:10
    Saturday, 01 February 2020
    • Sunwolves v Rebels, Fukuoka Hakatanomori Stadium 05:45
    • Crusaders v Waratahs, Trafalgar Park 08:05
    • Stormers v Hurricanes, Cape Town 15:05
    • Jaguares v Lions, Estadio Jose Amalfitani 23:40
    Friday, 07 February 2020
    • Highlanders v Sharks, Forsyth Barr Stadium 08:05
    • Brumbies v Rebels, GIO Stadium 10:15

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