The UAR continues in the orbit of being able to include Jaguars XV on the Currie cup, the tournament that brings together different South African teams. The Argentine Rugby Union is talking with its South African counterparts so that the Argentine franchise can join the contest.
Marcelo Rodriguez, President of the UAR, spoke with Scrum and confirmed the intention for Jaguares XV to join the Currie Cup: “What we are going to have is a consolidation of the SLAR in the coming years. It will be our first professional competition at that level. And obviously we are talking a lot with South Africa to be able to insert a team of ours, it would be Jaguares XV in the Currie Cup. We are working very hard on that to give a longer and more complete calendar of competition to this first professional level, “he indicated.
At the same time, the director and President of SANZAAR assured that the intention of the UAR is that as of 2024 a professional Argentine team may once again exist, playing in a world league: “It is a long-term objective, it requires a lot of analysis. and work, but we would like and it will be an important challenge to do so, “he said.
Finally, Rodríguez assured on this subject: “It is a desire that can be achieved. There is no time, first we are going to consolidate our regional competition in the SLAR and work to compete in the Currie Cup, which is supporting us a lot in this regard. 2024 we relaunch in some way with a professional team, it can be an excellent performance plan, “he closed.