However, SARU have come out in support of SARL saying that they are a completely different sport
What they are saying is RL can not become an associate member of the SARU ,as directed to by the Olympic committee because they are a different sport.
The same happened in Holland the League was directed to become a associate member of the Dutch union.
The Olympic committees tell the union to take league under their wing ..the union tell them it is impossible..this then becomes a deadlock ....as stated previous no recognition = no funding and difficulty in getting insurance ...effectively killing of the game.
WE all know this can not be done, so how come people who sit on MAJOR sporting bodies (ie Olympic committees) don't know the difference between the two codes.
If this is the case can we put League teams out in the Olympic 7's as the IOC think league and union are one and the same
Edited by yanto, 21 June 2013 - 04:14 PM.