Currie Cup

Sharks executive suspended

2014-09-15 12:01
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Cape Town - A top Sharks executive has been suspended amid reports of maladministration at the union after a forensic investigation of its financial affairs.

According to The Mercury, internal procedures are under way between the Sharks and the official, who has been with the franchise for more than 21 years.

News of maladministration at the Sharks surfaced earlier this year when auditing company KPMG was called upon to investigate matters.

The allegations were believed to revolve around unauthorised benefits being handed to at least one senior staff member.

KwaZulu-Natal Rugby Union president Graham Mackenzie confirmed the official’s suspension, but could not disclose any details.

An inquiry is currently on the go and the official has the right to appeal against an unfavourable ruling.

Meanwhile, the Sharks are currently fourth on the Currie Cup log after a 30-30 draw with the Free State Cheetahs in Bloemfontein at the weekend.

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