Quote of the Day

"My ultimatum to the ARU is this -- reinstate the Force or we'll use every tool at our disposal to get our money back and if that means the ARU goes bankrupt, so be it."
-- Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan, threatening A$100M legal action against the rugby code unless Western Force is moved back into Super Rugby. (AAP, 8/21)
Tuesday August 22, 2017 Vol. 6 — No. 50 Print This Issue

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