Talks about a possible match-up between the winners of the Northern and Southern Hemispheres most prestigious tournaments have been around for a while, but Top 14 club Toulon’s president Mourad Boudjellal has said that he wants to make it a reality.
Boudjellal explained that he wants the winner of the Super Rugby tournament to meet with the victors of the Heineken Cup in a two-match spectacle.
Boudjellal said that he hopes to create the “World Cup of Clubs”, and has even applied for the name with the INPI (French Nation Industrial Property Institute).
“We will try create this match on an economical model that will benefit both clubs – especially the players,” said Boudjellal.
The challenge that has existed in the past was to schedule the fixtures, as both hemisphere’s respective competitions take up a lot season.