Golf equipment overwhelmingly approve Welsh Rugby Union reforms… with solely seven votes towards proposals to nominate impartial representatives and extra feminine administrators to a 12-person board following a collection of allegations
- Golf equipment have broadly voted to approve reforms to the Welsh Rugby Union
- The WRU will appoint impartial representatives and extra feminine administrators
- It follows a number of allegations of racism, sexism, homophobia and misogyny
Welsh Rugby Union member golf equipment have voted overwhelmingly in favour of governance reforms.
Of the 252 votes forged, solely seven didn’t vote in favour, which means the 75 per cent majority wanted was comfortably exceeded.
The WRU will now appoint an impartial non-executive director as chair and recruit two additional impartial representatives to their 12-person board.
The plan is for no less than 5 of the administrators to be ladies. Interim chief government Nigel Walker stated: ‘That is just the start of a journey which is able to see the belief and religion of a nation in Welsh rugby restored and revitalised.’
The governing physique confronted allegations of sexism and misogyny following a BBC Wales investigation in addition to accusations of racism and homophobia.
Chief government Steve Phillips resigned following criticism of the dealing with of these allegations.
Welsh Rugby Union golf equipment have overwhelmingly voted in favour of governance reforms
The WRU’s interim chief government Nigel Walker stated: ‘That is just the start of a journey’