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Rugby Australia boss Phil Waugh not sure if Melbourne Rebels exist in 2025

Rugby Australia boss Phil Waugh isn’t putting a line through the future of the debt-ridden Melbourne Rebels beyond 2024, but concedes the conversation needs to be “accelerated” to given players and coaches certainty.

The Rebels have been guaranteed their place in the Super Rugby competition this season but the outlook beyond that looks grim, with coaching staff put on four-month contracts and CEO Baden Stephenson among 10 staff sacked this week with the club in voluntary administration.

As RA revealed a bumped increase for female players at both a national and state level, he said the contracts the Super W players at the Rebels would be honoured in the same way the men’s deals will be.

But as administrators PricewaterhouseCoopers continue to assess the future of the club, which has just over $17,000 in the bank and debts nearing $20 million, Waugh said the future beyond this…

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