WRU chief Steve Phillips battles for guarantees over regions in Champions Cup

WRU boss Steve Phillips is battling to get a two-year guarantee that at least one region will play in the Champions Cup once the four new South African teams join the Guinness PRO14.
The top four teams from each of the two PRO14 conferences qualified for the Champions Cup this season and Wales were represented by the Scarlets and Dragons.
But the concern in Wales is that unless there is a dramatic improvement in the domestic performances by the four regions, the introduction of the four, power-packed South African sides could mean Wales failing to earn a seat at the top table of European ...

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