Tony Brown says the competition shouldn't be 'watered down' with Aussie teams for the sake of it.
The Tū Kōtahi Aotearoa trophy hasn't made it through the post-match festivities unscathed.
Interim Rugby Australia boss Rob Clark says they won't budge on having five teams in a revamped Super Rugby.
The three-time defending Super Rugby champs have now claimed Super Rugby Aotearoa as well.
"What we have learned from this is the value of the fan," says Blues CEO Andrew Hore.
Coach Scott Robertson refrained from his usual antics, after winning the Super Rugby Aotearoa title.
Newshub understands the tournament would go ahead without the world champions.
Trailing 22-13 with 20 minutes to go, they flicked the switch.
Sam Cane suffered a nasty blow against the Hurricanes in Wellington.