Gym chain owned by rugby star’s father trims losses to €16.5 million

Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer @whytebarry
16th June, 2019
Josh van der Flier, Ireland rugby star and son of Dirk van der Flier David Fitzgerald/Sportsfile

A gym run by Dirk van der Flier, the father of Ireland rugby star Josh van der Flier, trimmed back its losses slightly, from €17.1 million to €16.5 million in 2018, accounts show.

This left Prime Fitness, the company behind the Gym Plus chain of gyms in Dublin, with a shareholders’ deficit of €780,613, down from €1.2 million the year before.

Dirk van der Flier is a shareholder in the company, along with Abbey International...

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