All-Blacks could boycott next World Cup

New Zealand is ready to pull out of future Rugby World Cups unless an International Rugby Board review recommends a new commercial model.

28th September, 2011
All-Blacks could boycott next World Cup
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New Zealand is ready to pull out of future Rugby World Cups unless an International Rugby Board review recommends a commercial model that would address revenue losses for the major teams, the nation’s rugby boss has told Radio New Zealand.

The prospects of the All Blacks going to the 2015 tournament in England are slim unless changes are made, according to New Zealand Rugby Union Chief Executive Officer Steve Tew.

“That’s obviously a last...

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