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Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 07 / 26 / 17

Australian Rugby Union CFO TODD DAY handed in his resignation to take up a role with the Australian Olympic Committee. In May, COO ROB CLARKE , "heir apparent" to CEO BILL PULVER , tendered his resignation. Since Day and Clarke have resigned in the space of two months, "some believe this is a si...

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