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National Rugby League Weighs Up Transfer Window Along Lines Of Football

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 08 / 28 / 15

The National Rugby League is edging toward bringing in a football-style transfer window "after it emerged a restricted signing period for teenagers" was part of NRL CEO Shane Richardson’s masterplan for the game, according to Brent Read of THE AUSTRALIAN. A signing window "is a key feature of...

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