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ARU welcomes Sevens funding boost

Friday June 9, 2017 by  

Australia Rugby Union (ARU) has welcomed today’s announcement by the Australian Sports Commission (ASC) and AIS of the Commonwealth Government’s $122 million investment in national sporting organisations for 2017/18.

The Australian Women’s Sevens team, Gold Medallists at the Rio Olympic Games in August last year, have been bolstered by a $500k (65% increase) in funding for their program ahead of the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

Total ASC support for the Women’s Sevens program will be $1.265m for the coming year. Read more