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Roy Masters

Roy Masters is a Sports Columnist for The Sydney Morning Herald

Former referee: Peter Betros.

Betros gets nod as ARLC contender

The first of the official non independents seeking a position on the ARLC was decided on Thursday when the QRL board met and agreed president Peter Betros, a former referee, would be the state's representative.

Stepping down: Graeme Samuel, a former AFL commissioner and head of ACCC, will not stand for re-election at the ARLC's ...

ARLC commissioners resign from eight-man panel

Disappointed at the direction the ARLC has taken in the past 18 months, particularly the recent surrender by chairman John Grant to NRL clubs over funding, two of Australia's most prominent businessmen have resigned as commissioners.

Authority: Cameron Smith will join the RLPA board.

Smith to join RLPA as board member

Australian, Queensland and Storm captain, Cameron Smith, will join the RLPA as a board member, adding further authority and status to a body growing in membership and credibility.

Experience and dignity: John Quayle has the right credentials to become the ARLC chairman.

Rugby league needs the values of John Quayle

A covert push for John Quayle to become ARLC chair became overt on Thursday morning when multi-media's Matty Johns declared on Triple M radio that the "Canon", after a 20-year absence as boss, should replace John Grant immediately.