Pacific Force
Posted by: NorthernMaori (IP Logged)
Date: 16 May, 2018 10:51

Recent news broke that NZRU and the NZ gov have looked in to the possibility of a Super rugby franchise being set up on the Islands to protect against "China's growing influence".

1. I hope this happens it should've happened a few years ago when when the Jaguares and Sunwolves were added, particularly in place of the latter.

2. Imagine if they could attract some of the European based players, what a team they would have and what a loss of talent to some clubs!

3. I'm not buying the NZRU and NZ gov doing it for their stated reason, they must surely be considering how can we capture more of that talent.

4. Imagine being an academy player and having the opportunity to go on loan to a super rugby franchise in the Fiji/Samoa/Tonga. What an education!

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