Questions of commercial ownership in sport governance : the Super Rugby journey
Meiklejohn, Trevor; Ferkins, Dr Lesley; Bruffy, Katherine; Karg, A.; Rowe, K.; Shilbury, D.
Citation:Meiklejohn, T., Ferkins, L., Bruffy, K., Karg, A., Rowe, K., and Shilbury, D. (2014, November). Questions of commercial ownership in sport governance: The Super Rugby journey. Paper presented at 20th Anniversary Sport Management Association of Australia and New Zealand Conference, Melbourne, Australia.
Permanent link to Research Bank record:http://hdl.handle.net/10652/3903
Establishing governance structures for Super Rugby in NZ • How to position its involvement in the newly established Super Rugby competition given its allocation of five teams (franchises). • Establishing governance structures for each franchise and Super Rugby in general. • …and how would these five franchises be linked (or not at all) to the existing 27 affiliated provincial rugby unions? NZRU’s approach to Super Rugby Some rationale for the change What was the NZRU looking for? Board composition of new licensees What does this all mean? Our framing so far How will we approach this study? Final thoughts