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England rugby chairman details terrifying hostage situation as a child in war-torn Uganda

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Tom Ilube was appointed the new head of England’s Rugby Football Union in June, marking a triumphant move to the peak of the sport despite a difficult start to life under the rule of dictator Idi Amin

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New Rugby Football Union (RFU) chairman Tom Ilube has revealed he was held as a hostage during Idi Amin’s dictatorship of Uganda long before he was assigned the top job in English rugby.

Ilube officially started work as the new head of the RFU in August, and he’s hoping his own rise from obscurity can encourage others of all origins to succeed against the odds.

The 58-year-old has replaced Andy Cosslett…



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