Western Force-d out as ARU chief resigns



Governing body ruled that total teams would be cut from 18 to 15
Australian rugby faced renewed upheaval yesterday when chief executive Bill Pulver resigned only hours after the organisation decided to cut the Perth-based Western Force from Super Rugby for the 2018 season.
The Australian Rugby Union (ARU) hoped to end a period of turmoil when it announced the Force would be cut from Super Rugby next season as Australia reverts from five to four teams.
But the Force responded with a threat of legal action which promised to prolong an already bitter dispute. And Pulver made matters worse when... read more

 
12 August 2017 in Sport, Views: 60
Source: Morning Star
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