Warriors co-owner cold on signing Sonny Bill
MATT NIPPERT, 16/07/2012
The new Warriors co-owner has all but ruled out an attempt to woo Sonny Bill Williams, despite an imminent National Rugby League broadcasting deal that could deliver a windfall to the club.
Monaco resident and New Zealand citizen Owen Glenn bought a half share in the club from former co-owner Mark Hotchin in March but admits he’s new to the sport.
”I enjoy the sport,” he said. ”But I’m a rugby union man, all my life.”
Despite his love for the 15-man code Glenn ruled out participating in the NZRU’s plan to sell ownership stakes in Super 15 franchises due to the restriction placed on potential owners.
”They give you all these handcuffs and shackles. You can’t pick this, we set the games,….”