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WP rugby woes: legends speak out

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Corne Krige (Gallo Images)
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Cape Town - Iconic Newlands rugby figures have reacted with anger, more than surprise, over Sport24 revelations of financial and governance turmoil in WP Rugby.

We reported on Thursday that WP Rugby had projected to make a loss of more than R11-million this year, was fighting a potentially devastating legal battle over commercial rights - Aerios demands immediate payment of R72-million from them - and had also seen four independent directors resign citing concerns over transparency and administrative competence.

Declining gate and season-ticket sales, and unsold suites at the stadium, are also contributing to the bleak picture.

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