NZRUNew Zealand Rugby Union
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The NZRU confirmed Naholo's departure to English rugby at the end of 2019.
Sevens Wellington is expected to make a significant return on investment to its 'owners'--the NZRU, and its partners - but the seemingly insatiable demand for event tickets that initially sold out in minutes, then hours, then days, no longer exists.
No financial details of the sponsorship deal were disclosed, though the NZRU said they believed it to be "the second most valuable rugby sponsorship" in the world.
Chiefs coaches Dave Rennie and Wayne Smith would also appear at the news conference, the NZRU said.
Tew revealed the NZRU had been pushing the IRB to change the commercial arrangements since the 2003 World Cup and had gone public to try to ensure the issue was finalised."
"These principles mean the premier division of our domestic provincial competitions will feature fewer teams," NZRU chief executive Steve Tew said on Tuesday.
"I have signed a new contract with the NZRU until 2010," he said.
The New Zealand Rugby Union's (NZRU) policy is to only pick players plying their trade in their own country.
The New Zealand Rugby Union (NZRU) said it was disappointed to lose a coach of Deans's calibre but confirmed he would continue to coach the Crusaders in the 2008 Super 14 competition.
Subsequent to that authorisation, at least in the eyes of the now New Zealand Rugby Union ('the NZRU'), the rugby environment and the markets for rugby players have changed dramatically, largely due to the increasing professionalism of all aspects of the game worldwide.
There had been a threat that if the players did not sign up to the NZRU deal, the selectors would have been forced to put out a weaker side or even have been eliminated.
The news that Hansen will leave following his attempt to guide a team to a third straight World Cup triumph could see the NZRU try to get Schmidt to change his mind on his short-term plans.