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February 3, 2017

In Brief: Manly settles court battle with former sponsor, SANZAAR and much more

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Wrapping up the working week with the news in brief.

Rugby League: Following on from yesterday’s announcement of Manly’s deal with Lottoland, the club has settled its dispute with FAL Healthy Beverages, the parent company of the club’s former major sponsor Coco Joy.

The settlement has added another boost to the Manly’s bottom line following the Lottoland deal.” While the terms “remain confidential,” it is understood the outcome has “resulted in a significant settlement for the club.”

Rugby Union: The following is a statement from SANZAAR:

SANZAAR has noted with interest the ‘campaign’ led by former Fiji Sevens coach Ben Ryan to develop a Super Rugby team in Fiji. However, SANZAAR would like to state categorically that there has been no direct approach whatsoever from Ben Ryan, or anyone else, on his proposal.

“It seems strange that there is a campaign being led by Ben Ryan, mainly in the press, that could impact directly on Super Rugby and yet SANZAAR the tournament owner is completely in the dark about the proposal,” said SANZAAR chief Andy Marinos.

“SANZAAR would welcome a conversation and is very open to talking with Ben or any of his associates on his proposed plan should he choose to engage with us,” Marinos added.

Commonwealth Games: Australian clothing company Hard Yakka will be the official uniform provider for the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.

Hard Yakka will supply work wear uniforms for the Games’ 15,000 volunteers as well as participants in the 2018 Queen’s Baton Relay.

Motorsport: Tekno Autosports has secured backing from Woodstock Bourbon for five of this year’s Virgin Australia Supercars Championship events.

The Will Davison driven Holden will sport Woodstock colours at the Clipsal 500, Townsville 400, Sandown 500, Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 and the Gold Coast 600.

Source: Supercars


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