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Andy Marinos, chief executive of SANZAAR, the organisers of Super Rugby and the Rugby Championship, denies the provincial championship "will never look the same again" if more South African teams join the PRO14.
Southern Kings have debts of R55 million ($3.37 million) and no chance of generating any income this year.
Port Elizabeth-based Kings have faced crippling financial woes in recent months after a failed takeover bid, leading South Africa Rugby to assume control in June.
The South African Government has approved the return-to-play conditions for professional rugby in the country amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
South African rugby will not be left without high-level provincial and international competition because of coronavirus-related concerns, national union chief executive Jurie Roux says.
A 49-strong group of South African rugby players and coaches have come out in support of Lungi Ngidi and the Black Lives Matter movement.
South Africa Rugby will seek to cut spending by 1 billion rand over the next eight months in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and has plans for a new domestic competition to replace Super Rugby and the PRO14 on the 2020 calendar.
SA Rugby plans could see South African franchises and other provincial teams contest a locally-based competition in view of the current suspension of Super Rugby and the Guinness PRO 14.
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
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