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Rugby Australia cuts staff by a third

The Australia players stand following their side's defeat during the Rugby World Cup 2019 Quarter Final match against England (by Dan Mullan/Getty Images,)

Rugby Australia is cutting 47 of its 142 full-time staff in a restructure forced by Covid-19. The cuts will come into effect over a period of months, and will cut RA's wage bill by A$5.5m ($3.7m/€3.4m).