Rugby Australia To Curb Foreign Players

Rugby Australia is coming out with a new policy of ensuring that most national players are part of the Super Rugby team in the country. If such a rule is carried out players like Amanaki Mafi would succumb and have an uncertain future in the game. The first change that was implemented was to get Western Force out from Super Rugby. Now the rugby union of the country wishes to limit the participation of foreign players. The rule, if brought into effect, would affect teams like Waratahs, Reds, Brumbies and Melbourne Rebels.

The tournament has expanded in 2006 and consequently in 2011. Hence Australian sides have been looking to fill the void of players by getting foreign players in their teams and to make the game competitive as well. Now that there are only four sides the thinking has changed for Rugby Australia.
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