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South Africa Rugby Announces 23.3M Rand Loss For Last Financial Year

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 03 / 28 / 17

Paying 60M rand more annually for player insurance and image rights as well as 336M rand to keep the 14 provincial unions "afloat" are two reasons South Africa Rugby announced a 23.3M rand loss in the last financial year, according to Craig Ray of TIMES LIVE. The organization made the announcem...

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