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NRL's Bid To Nab Australian Football League Chief Fails, Timing 'Suspicious'
Published September 5, 2012
UNANSWERED QUESTIONS: In Sydney, Brad Walter wrote that league officials "were left questioning" whether McLachlan "ever really seriously considered an approach" to be the game's new CEO. Meanwhile, AFL CEO Andrew Demetriou had spoken publicly several times "about how he did not want to lose McLachlan" and understood why the ARLC had made him its No. 1 target. One official said, "You have to wonder whether he has just been stringing us along all the time and was never going to take the job. The timing is suspicious" (SYDNEY MORNING HERALD, 9/5).