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Rugby Australia chairman pushed to step down after World Cup disaster : PlanetRugby

Rugby Australia chairman Hamish McLennan has been urged to resign from his role after a move was made against his leadership on Friday.

It was led by chairman of Queensland Rugby Union, Brett Clark, and comes after the Wallabies’ worst Rugby World Cup campaign in history, with them exiting at the pool stages for the first time.

The poor tournament culminated in the resignation of Eddie Jones as head coach, who only lasted 10 months of his five-year deal.

Big support against McLennan

Clark contacted McLennan on Friday with the support of ACT Rugby, Rugby WA, NT Rugby, Tasmania Rugby and South Australia Rugby.

McLennan refused and believes the move is “divisive” and does not prioritise unity.

“This is divisive by nature and pits state against state, parochialism over unity and centralisation,” McLennan told The Roar.

Reports suggest a deadline of 5 pm AEST has been given to McLennan and if he does not step down by then the states could call an Extraordinary General Meeting…

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