Six-team Indo Pacific Rugby Championship unveiled by Andrew Forrest

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  • Mining magnate wants new competition to revive Australian rugby
  • ARU says it is working with Forrest and ‘exploring all options’

Mining magnate Andrew Forrest has launched the new Indo Pacific Rugby Championship to kick off next year. Forrest is in negotiations with the Australian Rugby Union to ensure players who compete in his competition will also

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Indo-Pacific rugby league takes shape with ARU help

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Indo-Pacific rugby league takes shape with ARU help

Australian and Indo-Pacific rugby chiefs are working to collaborate on a new league initiated by mining magnate Andrew "Twiggy" Forrest that will allow Super Rugby stars to feature, it was announced on Wednesday.

Plans for the competition were flagged by the billionaire founder and chairman of Fortescue Metals this month after Western Force lost an

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Global leaders commit to eradicating modern slavery

Global leaders commit to eradicating modern slavery

SYDNEY: Global business tycoons and politicians from 48 countries committed to ending human trafficking, forced labour and modern slavery on Friday at a landmark gathering of high-profile leaders in the Australian city of Perth.

The forum, launched last year to expand public-private partnership to eradicate these crimes, saw participation from

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Western Force to get billionaire backing as arbitration with ARU begins

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  • Andrew Forrest to fund under-threat Super Rugby franchise’s campaign
  • Arbitration begins in Sydney this week to decide fate of Force

Billionaire mining magnate Andrew Forrest will pour millions of dollars into the “Own the Force” campaign if the Perth-based franchise survives the axe, with RugbyWA and the ARU beginning arbitration in Sydney on Monday

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