​Rugby: McKie gets Sale Sharks job

January 12, 2014 - 1:33:48 pm

LONDON: Former Scottish Rugby Union (SRU) chief executive Gordon McKie has been appointed chairman of Sale Sharks, the English Premiership club confirmed yesterday.

McKie, who spent six years at the SRU before being appointed chief executive of the Hong Kong Football Association, takes the role with immediate effect.

“I have known Gordon for several years and I believe he is the man to chair the club at this stage,” Sale owner Brian Kennedy said.

“He is highly respected within the game of rugby union and his commercial, organisation and administration experience will be of great benefit to the club.”

McKie added: “I am pleased to take on this new challenge at this stage in my career and become involved again with sport.” AFP