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IRB: Bernie's won, Bill's gone and Oregan's in Underline 13 December, 2011
Bernard Lapasset - IRB Chairman for another 4 year term. Photo courtesy of irb.com
International Rugby Board Chairman Bernard Lapasset has been re-elected for a second consecutive term in office by members of the IRB Council at its reconvened Interim Meeting in Los Angeles, USA, on Monday.

Lapasset, who faced opposition from current Vice Chairman Bill Beaumont, secured a majority of 14-12 from the 26 members of the Council after one round of voting.

South Africa Rugby Union (SARU) Chairman Oregan Hoskins was elected IRB Vice Chairman.

Hoskins, who faced opposition from current Vice Chairman Bill Beaumont, was elected after securing the Chairman’s casting vote following two rounds of voting which were tied 13-13.

Lapasset and Hoskins will begin their term in office on January 1, 2012.

Details of the IRB Executive Committee election will follow shortly along with full meeting reaction.

Article courtesy of irb.com.
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