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‘D-Day is coming’: Super Eight and state series set to shake up rugby – Sydney Morning Herald

Rugby Australia has unveiled what will be up for sale in its next broadcast rights package, with a State-of-Origin-like concept among the new competitions.

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Clarke has been working for three months to package up rugby content with John Knox, an independent advisor, and alongside a Rugby Australia board sub-committee.
He revealed on Monday RA is keen on the idea of a four-week ‘Super Eight’ mini-competition featuring the top two sides from Australia, New Zealand and South Africa – depending on standings in their own domestic competitions – plus a team from Japan and South America to battle it out.
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