Heinz Schenk | Scrap the cap! It's SA Rugby's only chance to somehow stay competitive

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South Africa's rugby franchises are on a hiding to nothing trying to stay competitive in the United Rugby Championship as the overseas clubs continue to pilfer out best stocks. It's time for a last ditch attempt to keep us competitive... scrap the salary cap.

Last week, Bulls director of rugby Jake White essentially raised the - pardon the pun - white flag with regards to replacing his star tighthead Trevor Nyakane with another established player, and said that the franchise would now rather focus on developing the men in their system.

But, in explaining the eminently logical decision, went off on an interesting tangent.  

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