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Rugby League Players Threaten Boycotts Over NRL Demand For Private Records

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 08 / 22 / 17

Rugby players "flexed their muscle in an extraordinary show of force" on Monday, ramping up talk of a potential boycott of the Dally M medal ceremony and National Rugby League commercial activities during the semifinals "if a new pay deal with the game's governing body is not reached," according to ...

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