When the tension between New Zealand and Australia started, Aussies CEO Rob Clarke said that if a joint competition did not come to fruition, they would go their own way and organize a new competition.
These days the issue is at the center of the scene. Australia gave New Zealand three weeks to confirm their competition and, if the Kiwis do not participate in all of the Australian teams in the tournament, there will be two different championships.
Australia had ensured that the Jaguars could be included in their tournament if New Zealand does not lead to all five teams. Now it would seem that the future of the Argentine team would not be there.
If an agreement is not reached with New Zealand, the Australian tournament would be made up of the five local teams, a Japanese team and one from the Pacific Islands.
With this new term, a new format for an independent tournament emerged from the competition between New Zealand and Australia, the Super Eight.
The Super Eight would be a post-competition tournament played by both New Zealand and Australia. According to Australian media, this format would include the two best from New Zealand, Australia and South Africa plus a Japanese team and the best team from South America.
If this progresses, everything indicates that Jaguares would play a competition in South America and, if he is champion, he would travel to play the Super Eight with the best SANZAAR casts and a Japanese team.
South Africa and Argentina seem to be in the same situation, without any confirmation of competition and negotiating to define the best possible future for their teams from 2021.