SARU have requested a re-scheduling of their planned presentation to SANZAR on an expansion of Super Rugby to 16 teams in 2013 in order to prepare more options for consideration.
The request was made following a meeting of the franchise representatives with SARU's SANZAR delegates, Mr Mark Alexander (deputy president) and Jurie Roux (CEO) on Wednesday.
Four representatives of the six franchises were due to travel to Australasia this weekend, but they have asked for more time to ensure that their pesentation is more convincing.
Alexander and Roux will continue with their scheduled SANZAR meetings as well as discuss with their partners in Australia and New Zealand the principles of expansion in advance of the formal presentation.
"This is an important issue for South African rugby and we need to ensure that we have covered all bases," said Roux. "We have two options for our partners to consider but are completing work on a further two. If that takes a week or two more then we’re happy to take that time."
Roux said that no new date had been set but that an announcement would be made in due course.
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