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London Welsh avoid winding-up order and secure new investment

London Welsh have returned their historic Old Deer Park home, above, having spent three seasons at Oxford’s Kassam Stadium. Photograph: Dougie Allward/JMP/Rex/ShutterstockLondon Welsh, one of the oldest and most storied clubs in English rugby, received a boost in their bid to secure their long-term survival when a winding-up order was dismissed at the high court shortly before the club announced an imminent takeover by a California-based investment group.London Welsh are doomed without equal share of Premiership money | Paul ReesRead moreRepresentatives of Revenue & Customs told the court on Monday the club’s outstanding tax bill – the size of which was not disclosed – had been paid in full. The case was immediately dismissed with costs.The takeover by the unnamed group is still subject to approval from the RFU but in a statement London Welsh said: “The financial security which will be afforded the club as a result of this new investment will now enable it to plan for the fut..