ARU seek further representation in Super 12
January 30, 2000
The Australian Rugby Union is hopeful of fielding a fourth Super 12 side based in either Melbourne or Perth in 2001.
CEO John O'Neill has told the Sydney Morning Herald that initial overtures to the NZRFU and SARFU had ben well received.
He was also keen to dampen speculation about thefuture of the Brumbies, that their operation might be uprooted and moved to either Melbourne or Perth.
The ARU clearly feels that now is the time for the expansion of union in Australia, following the Wallabies' second World Cup triumph in Cardiff.
In the blink of an eye, a winger can go from a hero to villain. Hugh Godwin talks to Zac Guildford and David Strettle about life on the flank
Munster, No.8s, the imploding Australians, wonderful Glasgow and Lancaster's dilemma - it is Monday Maul time
As Ewen McKenzie exits stage left, the ARU remains under huge pressure, with CEO Bill Pulver feeling the brunt of Australian rugby's displeasure, Greg Growden writes
The latest Week in Pictures takes in the remarkable events in Brisbane and the first round of the European Rugby Champions Cup