Patsy Reddy was elected president of the federation

Clouds Marion, Media 365: Posted on Wednesday, December 7, 2022 at 4:35 pm.

Patsy Reddy has been appointed president of the New Zealand Rugby Union. Thus, he will succeed the former Governor-General of the country, Stewart Michel.

A great precedent in the history of New Zealand rugby. In fact, for the first time in 130 years of history, a woman will assume the presidency of the Federation in just a few weeks. Because after nine years in this position, Stuart Mitchell has decided to say stop, and so he will be leaving office on January 31, 2023. This Wednesday, After a meeting in Auckland, Patsy Reddy was nominated as his successor. At the age of 68, the former Governor-General of New Zealand is preparing to open a big new chapter in her career, having previously been a tax attorney and recently in 2016 honorary representative of Sovereign Elizabeth II. Until 2021.” It is an absolute honor to be elected President at such a crucial and exciting time for rugby in Aotearoa. (New Zealand in Maori),” she has since responded to the person in question.

An “absolute honour” for Reddy

I want to thank Stewart for his long service to the Board and his leadership over the past two years as Chairman. It leaves rugby in a strong position to seize the opportunities before us and with a diverse and capable board of directors, I couldn’t be more excited about the challenges ahead,” Reddy also added, in a statement posted on the official NZR website. For his part, Mitchell said he wished “all the best” to the new president of the New Zealand Rugby Union. While that Black Fern has just been crowned World Champions At home in November (34-31 against England in the final), the All Blacks are going through a less good period and will try to show a better face in a few months during the 2023 World Cup in France. Ian Foster players, Who stayed tied for England (25-25)so they could allow their country to do the double if they succeeded in France.

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