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Andrew job scrapped

Rob Andrew is considering whether to apply for a new job at the Rugby Football Union after his current position as England's director of elite rugby was scrapped.

The RFU's new chief executive John Steele has looked to strengthen the organisation's management structure by merging Andrew's elite department with the union's community rugby arm.

Andrew (47) has been invited to apply for the role of rugby operations director, which includes many of his current responsibilities.

"I am very excited about the future of the game in England, and the restructuring that will place rugby at the heart of everything the RFU does," Andrew said.

"I will be considering the role of rugby operations director in the coming weeks."

Irish Independent