Scott Johnson looks poised to leave his role of director of rugby with the SRU to take up a similar position with Rugby Australia.
Reports in Australia claim Sydney-born Johnson is returning home as part of a shake-up by the game’s governing body down under.
Wallabies coach Michael Cheika looks set to survive and lead Australia to next year’s Rugby World Cup in Japan. That is despite a disappointing year for the Australian national side which has seen them lose an unprecedented nine Tests in the past season.
The board of Rugby Australia met for the final time this year in Sydney on Monday.