Forrest Meet ‘Positive’ But Force Set For Super Rugby Axe

In 2018, the force may not be in the Super Rugby, but the exceptions of them living in some way seem stronger than ever, this is the believe off according Andrew Forrest the billionaire backer.


Forrest recently met with Cameron Clyne the ARU chairman and Brett Robinson the deputy chairman in Adelaide. The purpose of the meeting was a bit to invert their verdict to axe the side from the game Super Rugby.

It is assumed that the businessman of WA has offered an amount to the national body to tune of $50 million for an investment of grassroots to keep the Force alive. However, so far, no figure of the dollar has been confirmed officially, nevertheless the representatives of ARU have turned him down.

The ARU and RugbyWA will face off in the Supreme Court of NSW on Wednesday as the state authorities apply to demand the arbitration decision that comes in the favor of ARU a few times ago.

Meanwhile, on that decision, the national body didn’t move. In a statement released by Forrest recently, it is mentioned that the governing body of the game is dedicated to help the side crafted a new international competition, which involves the Pacific region.

In the statement he said, “The ARU is interested and developed to work with the Western Force, in-order to develop a new competition of international level. This will be located in the Western Australia, and the focus will firmly remain in the region of Indo Pacific and the time zone shared by the WA.”

He further added that, “This region contains 60 percent of the population of the world, which has a hunger to participate in the sports of international level; we are ready to forward all our support.”

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