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National Rugby League Side Parramatta Eels Set To Lose More Than $8M

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 10 / 25 / 16

National Rugby League side Parramatta Eels will lose more than A$11M ($8.36M) -- including A$1.24M ($940,000) in legal advisers and consultants’ fees -- for its "disastrous 2016 season in what is understood to be the biggest single-year loss in NRL history," according to Nick Tabakoff of the S...

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