Bill Beaumont pledges World Rugby review in chairman re-election bid

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  • Manifesto offers shake-up with emphasis on emerging nations
  • Former England captain faces challenge from Agustin Pichot

Bill Beaumont has pledged to organise a major review of the way World Rugby is run if he is re-elected as chairman next month. The former England captain faces a challenge for the role from his vice-chairman, Agustin Pichot, who is campaigning on a reform ticket.

Beaumont published his manifesto on Tuesday – supported by the French Rugby Federation chairman, Bernard Laporte, who is running for vice-chairman. It proposes a major administrative shake-up with greater emphasis on emerging nations.

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Written by Paul Rees
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