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Scottish Rugby Union Plans To Recruit Potential Int'l Players

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 10 / 23 / 17

The Scottish Rugby Union announced a "bold plan" to recruit potential int'l players "from all around the world" and said that England would be the "biggest battleground," according to Owen Slot of the LONDON TIMES. The competition for Anglo-Scottish talent officially commenced when the SRU employed ...

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