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Marinos will step down from his position at the federation

Posted by Guillaume Marion, Media365 on Monday, May 01, 2023 at 3:30 pm.

Andy Marinos will step down as director of the Australian Rugby Federation in June, with a role from 2021. Bill Wah’s name is coming strong in his place.

Two years into his tenure, Andy Marinos (50) will step down from the Australian Rugby Union with a sense of duty. In fact, through a press release, Rugby Australia (RA) announced next June that he would be leaving “to pursue new opportunities.” In no time, the concerned person allowed a new face to appear in the physical financial position. Because, if the federation was hit hard by Covid-19, the accounts are now back in the green and have gone from a deficit of around 16 million euros to a profit of around five million euros in 2020. Euros in 2022. I leave knowing that RA is in stronger shape than when I arrived., Marinos replied that I am proud of what was accomplished during my mandate. (…) I look forward to the next golden decade of Australian rugby. »

Ex-Wallabies to replace him?

On the Australian Federation side, Hamish McLennan’s work was also lauded. ” Andy was instrumental in turning the company around. She will leave the RA after completing a number of key projects, including completing the 2027 and 2029 Rugby World Cups, hosting the British and Irish Lions tour in 2025, planning a new contract model for the professional game and implementing a strategy to professionalize women’s rugby union. A new four-year joint contract for our male and female professional players,” the RA president, in particular, said of Marinos. While he initially confirmed the change, Bill Waugh, who led the Sansar coalition for five years, could be replacedAccording to the local press, the Wallabies’ former 3rd line.

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