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London Irish Owner Mick Crossan Responds To Report Of £3.5M Buyout

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 01 / 17 / 18

Premiership Rugby side London Irish Owner Mick Crossan "responded to claims" that the club accepted a £3.5M ($4.8M) buyout deal, according to the IRISH POST. Crossan, who also serves as club president, "reaffirmed his long-term commitment to the Exiles," but said that the club "had been speaki...

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