After a three-month suspension due to coronavirus, Super Rugby will return in Australia from July 3, albeit in a revamped format.
Kurtley Beale and Luke Jones are returning to Europe to join top 14 heavyweights Racing 92 next year.
SANZAAR chief executive Andy Marinos has described reports over potential alternatives to Super Rugby as "merely speculative."
After weeks of talks, professional players in Australia have agreed a deal over an average 60 per cent pay cut.
While there is still no agreement, talks over restructured salaries for players made "good progress" on Sunday, says Rugby Australia.
A new domestic competition will not take place until May at the earliest, with a huge section of the Rugby Australia workforce stood down.
Rugby Australia has invited Western Force to join the Rebels, Waratahs, Reds and Brumbies in a new competition.
Tom Wright and Solomone Kata scored two tries apiece to lead the Brumbies to their fourth consecutive victory over the Waratahs.
Wollongong set the stage for back-to-back Super Rugby clashes on Friday, with the Brumbies and the Chiefs enjoying victories.
After three consecutive defeats to start the Super Rugby season, the Waratahs finally got off the mark on Friday.