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Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 05 / 02 / 16

The Rugby Football Union reported  ROB ANDREW  resigned as its director of professional rugby and "will step down at the end of the season." Andrew will be replaced in his role by former teammate and former England captain NIGEL MELVILLE , current USA Rugby CEO. Andrew will stay on "until...

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