What we learnt from Raelene Castle’s first press conference as Rugby Australia boss

THE first woman, and the first New Zealander.

To many, Rugby Australia made a bold call by appointing “outsider” Raelene Castle as its new chief executive.

But RA chairman Cameron Clyne instead painted a picture of a safe pair of hands as he introduced Castle to the media on Tuesday in Sydney at her first press conference.

Here are some of the key takeaways from Castle’s presser.

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