No.1 fan turned majority shareholder

Russell Crowe has teamed up with businessman Peter Holmes à Court to buy a 75% share of the South Sydney “Rabbitohs” rugby league club. A lifelong supporter of the Rabbitohs, Crowe has contributed large sums of money to the community-owned club in the past. His $3 million bid to win the majority share was successful after more than the required 70% of shareholders voted in its favour. “He wanted us to win a premiership last year, he wants us to win a premiership this year, and the year after … Russell just can’t stand losing anything,” says Holmes à Court, who will act as executive chairman.


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Annaleese Jochems’s Debut Novel Alive and Squirming

Annaleese Jochems’s Debut Novel Alive and Squirming

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