Business of Sport: shakeups afoot in Super Rugby ... again

Business of Sport: shakeups afoot in Super Rugby ... again
Rugby Australia chief executive Phil Waugh. (Image: Getty)
Trevor McKewen
The shakeups keep coming for Super Rugby’s troubled alliance. Rugby Australia (RA) is poised to take ownership of the Waratahs and Brumbies franchises. The Sydney Morning Herald reported RA wants to take over the contracting of all players and head coaches at the Super Rugby level as part of a “strategic reset” driven by creating a centralised system like New Zealand and Ireland’s. Under financial stress, it seems the state unions in New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory are prepared to cede...

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