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RFU CEO Refuses To Make Concessions Demanded By Southern Hemisphere Rivals

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 09 / 29 / 16

England is "refusing to make big financial concessions" to its "cash-strapped southern hemisphere rivals" and will oppose the idea of sharing the "vast revenues" generated by autumn Twickenham internationals, according to Robert Kitson of the London GUARDIAN. Rugby Football Union CEO Ian Ritchi...

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