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Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 02 / 11 / 16

National Rugby League side South Sydney CEO JOHN LEE "has emerged as the frontrunner" to take over as the new CEO at NRL rival Sydney Roosters. Lee has "caught the eye" of Roosters Chair NICK POLITIS , who is "on the look-out for an experienced administrator to lead the club" following ...

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