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The model also ensures the unions and the Springboks work in partnership to develop "players of national interest", and younger players will be offered "commitment clauses" that will reward them for staying in South Africa.
The Southern Kings have added scrumhalf Stefan Ungerer and prop NJ Ooshuizen to their squad for the remainder of the PRO14 season, the union confirmed on Monday.
The Southern Kings' disappointing start to the PRO14 season continued when they were beaten 28-5 by Italian side Treviso in driving wind and rain at the Stadio Monigo on Saturday.
Scarlets overcame a brave first half performance from the Southern Kings to thump them 54-14 in their PRO14 clash on Saturday.
Former Springbok loose-forward Marcell Coetzee rock the shackles with a second-half try to help Irish side Ulster to a 28-7 victory over hosts the Southern Kings in their PRO14
KweséESPN's John Goliath looks at some of the pros and the cons if SA Rugby decides to ditch their southern-hemisphere partners for their northern counterparts.
Worcester have bolstered their options at hooker with the signing of Kurt Haupt.
Leinster captain Isa Nacewa and fellow New Zealander Jamison Gibson-Park have been refused entry to South Africa and will miss their side's upcoming PRO14 fixtures.
Free State Cheetahs and Southern Kings are preparing for the start of a new chapter in their history when they enter the Celtic League's PRO14 competition.
Deon Davids has signed a new three-year deal that will see him lead the Southern Kings into their first PRO14 season.
South African franchise the Cheetahs will get their first taste of PRO14 action on Friday, Sept. 1 as they take on Ulster at Kingspan Stadium.
It is not difficult to see why Celtic Rugby would jump at the chance to breath new life into the rebranded PRO14. But the organisers face issues as they attempt to make the expansion work.
Tuesday brought official confirmation that South African sides the Cheetahs and Southern Kings would, as expected, join an expanded PRO14 competition. But what will the new championship look like?
The PRO12 organisers have confirmed that the competition will expand to include two South African sides from the start of this season.
We're down to the final four in Super Rugby with the semifinal action set down for Christchurch and Johannesburg this weekend. So who will advance to the big dance?
Aviva Premiership champions Exeter Chiefs have signed Southern Kings forward Wilhelm van der Sluys.
After 17 rounds, we've reached the quarterfinals, so who'll come out on top and make it through to the semifinals?
We look at the final round of the home-and-away season: Can the Crusaders finish the campaign undefeated?
Southern Kings coach Deon Davids said his team had nothing to prove in their 31-30 Super Rugby victory over the Bulls at Loftus Versfeld on Saturday, arguably the best result in the team's roller-coaster history in the competition.
Australia's teams re-join the post-June Test Super Rugby action in the penultimate round of the competition.
After a quick Test break of almost three weeks, we return to Super Rugby with just the four games this round, all from the South African conferences.
With just the one game this week, we get treated to an all-Kiwi clash with the Hurricanes hosting the Chiefs. Check out the line-ups for both sides here.
In a shortened round of Super Rugby, we'll see no South African sides, but there'll still be plenty to play for with the Waratahs. They travel to Hamilton knowing their play-off hopes are hanging by a thread. Full Round 15 preview here!
Super Rugby Round 14 kicks off with an all-Kiwi clash between the Blues and Chiefs, while the Waratahs will look to end a run of losses for Australian teams in New Zealand when they face the Highlanders.
The mouth-watering all-Kiwi clash between the Chiefs and Crusaders headlines Round 13 of Super Rugby. Check out all the team news, odds, team lists and tips here.