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Lions shuffle deck-chairs as Mitchell edges towards exit


Written by Rob Otto (robdylan)

Posted in :Lions, Original Content on 23 Nov 2012 at 12:54
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According to reports on Twitter, John Mitchell has terminated his contract with the Lions.

It seems like a bit of an interesting “middle finger” is being shown by the former All Black coach, after having his name dragged through the mud by the GLRU, only to be exonerated on all charges that led to his suspension almost 6 months back. Persistent rumours of a role with Sale appear to be well-founded and the latest shenanigan will apparently see Mitchell act in a consultant role for both the Sale Sharks and the Lions.

The big winner here, I’m sure, is Virgin Atlantic.

It is further alleged that Johan Ackermann will now be confirmed as Lions head coach, with Mitchell on hand to assist him. Kind of. When he’s not too busy with other stuff. Erm…



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