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.
Cheetahs centre Nico Lee will sit out 13 weeks of Pro 14 action after he was suspended for clearing "the contents of his nose" on Connacht's Colby Fainga'a during their clash last weekend.
Munster used both experience and opportunism to come away with a narrow, but valuable, 30-26 win away over the Cheetahs in the PRO14 in Bloemfontein on Sunday.
Scottish club Edinburgh held off a second half comeback from South Africa's Cheetahs to record a 37-21 win at Murrayfield on Friday.
Cardiff Blues came from 11 points down with just 20 minutes left in the match to emerge victorious against the Cheetahs.
Former Wallaby Henry Speight scored a try in a dramatic finish to ensure a draw for Ulster in their PRO14 encounter against the Cheetahs in Bloemfontein on Friday.
Scrumhalf Ali Price scored two tries as Glasgow Warriors continued their 100 percent start to the season with a bonus-point 52-24 victory over the Free State Cheetahs.
The Griquas claimed their first win of the 2018 Currie Cup when they rallied from behind to beat the Free State Cheetahs 52-24 in Kimberley on Saturday evening.
The Ospreys ran out convincing 46-14 winners over the Cheetahs from South Africa in their PRO14 fixture at the Liberty Stadium on Saturday.
A late penalty try wasn't enough for the Cheetahs as they suffered their third successive Currie Cup loss when they went down 29-33 to the Sharks in Bloemfontein on Saturday afternoon.
The 32-year-old hooker will end his 14-year professional career at the completion of the 2018 Super Rugby season.
KweséESPN's John Goliath looks at some of the pros and the cons if SA Rugby decides to ditch their southern-hemisphere partners for their northern counterparts.
Free State Cheetahs and Southern Kings are preparing for the start of a new chapter in their history when they enter the Celtic League's PRO14 competition.
We're down to the final four in Super Rugby with the semifinal action set down for Christchurch and Johannesburg this weekend. So who will advance to the big dance?
After 17 rounds, we've reached the quarterfinals, so who'll come out on top and make it through to the semifinals?
We look at the final round of the home-and-away season: Can the Crusaders finish the campaign undefeated?
Australia's teams re-join the post-June Test Super Rugby action in the penultimate round of the competition.
Cheetahs flanker Paul 'Tier' Schoeman, who has been stuck in New Zealand after developing blood clots on the flight over from South Africa, is expected to fly back home on Friday.
Wasps forward Ashley Johnson hopes a solution will be reached to safeguard the future of the Cheetahs as SA Rugby weighs up which two of their Super Rugby franchises they will disband.
The mouth-watering all-Kiwi clash between the Hurricanes and Crusaders headlines Round 12 of Super Rugby. Check out all the team news, odds, team lists and tips here.
KweséESPN rugby editor John Goliath says 19-year-old flyhalf Curwin Bosch is good enough to play for the Springboks and should be exposed to Test rugby sooner rather than later.
Australian rugby bosses have gone to ground over the prospect of one of the country's Super Rugby teams being cut from the competition.
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- CHE4thPoints Difference 1st Leinster : 227 Points DifferenceLEINS1st54227