Rugby ‘D-Day’s coming’: Australia set Kiwis Super Rugby shake-up deadline – Yahoo Sports

‘D-Day’s coming’: Australia set Kiwis Super Rugby shake-up deadline – Yahoo Sports




Canterbury Crusaders celebrate becoming Super Rugby champions last year

Australian rugby officials have set a three-week deadline for New Zealand to accept their demands for a trans-Tasman Super Rugby competition, or they will walk away and set up a domestic tournament.

Rugby Australia interim chief executive Ron Clarke said the issue had gained added urgency because talks with broadcasters over rights to the 2021 season were due to open early next month.

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