It is understood that SA Rugby have now settled on a full-blown Currie Cup packed with the country’s Springboks, starting on August 28 and comprising seven or eight teams
Tomkinson's 82nd-minute try levelled the scores at 31-31 before Mitchell Hunt slammed over the match-winning conversion to consign the Chiefs to a record-equalling sixth successive loss.
New Zealand Rugby’s announcement that their Super Rugby future lay within the Australasia-Pacific region paves the way for SA Rugby's move to Europe.
SA Rugby CEO Jurie Roux insisted that there is a very legal agreement in place for Super Rugby which needs to be acted within.
Jordie Barrett's conversion upstaged older brother Beauden, who was making his first appearance for the Blues at Wellington Regional Stadium after he moved north this year following nine seasons with the Hurricanes.
New Zealand has been confirmed as the preferred hosts of a centralised Rugby Championship later this year.