Another sponsor to jump Aussie ship?
REACTION: As the proverb goes: It never rains but it pours!
This is certainly true for an embattled Rugby Australia.
The RA on Sunday reacted to reports that Foxtel could dump them despite a two-decade-long relationship.
The Sydney Morning Herald report that the corporation has withdrawn a five year deal with RA.
The loss of a lucrative contract would be a massive blow for the sport in Australia, whose TV deals already lag far behind the NRL.
TV revenue is by far Rugby Australia’s biggest revenue spinner and it effectively underwrites Super Rugby and the Wallabies.’
Rugby Australia statement: