If all states close their borders, which could happen in the next few days, it might all be a bust.
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But at least they have given us something to be optimistic about, so I am staying positive about it and here are a few ideas.
I know we are short on detail, but since teams need to play in empty stadiums, why not move all the franchises to say Sydney and Canberra for training purposes, and play all the games at one stadium (GIO or Parramatta) and have a so-called Super studio set up for the broadcasts.
Each round could be a double header, with the Force going second, to make up for the time difference.
Brumbies captain and Wallabies prop Allan Alaalatoa doesn’t support a scrum clock innovation, but likes the idea of a sent off player being replaced after 20 minutes. Both measures are among those being considered for the Super Rugby AU tournament set to start on July 3. A scrum clock has been mooted as a way […]
Three significant boxes were ticked over the last few days, as Australia’s domestic Super Rugby replacement for the 2020 season edges closer to its yet-to-be-announced but widely accepted July 4 start date.
As the magnets continue to be shuffled around different whiteboards in different countries to work out if and how and when a resumption of professional rugby might be possible for this year, attention is also being cast forward to see if workable solutions for 2021 can also be found.