Cheetahs Invited To Join PRO12?

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5 June 2017

The South African Super rugby union outfit, Cheetahs based in Bloemfontein have denied a BBC report last week that they have been officially invited to join the Pro12 next year although they have not denied discussions with the league.

With SANZAAR cutting Super Rugby from 18 teams to 15 in 2018, the Cheetahs and the Kings have emerged as the favourites to lose their status.

According to a report published on the BBC website last week, the Cheetahs have already been invited to take part in the Pro12.

There have been suggestions that this should be the route that the Cheetahs and Kings may take, but until now there has been no indication that it might happen. The Pro12 is seeking ways to increase its revenue and marketability and has investigated setting up a franchise in the US.

No official statement has yet been made about the South African sides being cut from the Super competition.

See also...

Super 18 Reverts To 15

Pro12 To Become Guinness Atlantic Rugby Champs in 2018-19

Anayi Reveals Pro12 Expansion Plans

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