Planning application approved for Northampton Saints to build new indoor training facility

Northampton Saints have confirmed that West Northamptonshire Council Planning Authority have approved the Club’s application for the construction of a new indoor training facility. The ‘Northampton Saints High Performance Centre’ will be based to the south of cinch Stadium at Franklin’s Gardens, on a section of one of the Club’s existing outdoor pitches, and will provide … Continue reading Planning application approved for Northampton Saints to build new indoor training facility

Northampton Saints commit to United Nations Sports for Climate Action Framework

Northampton Saints has announced that the Club is joining the United Nations Sports for Climate Action Framework. The UN Sports for Climate Action Framework aims to promote action on the climate in the sports sector through leadership, collaboration and ambition – this includes measuring, reducing, and reporting greenhouse gas emissions, and using sport as a means to drive … Continue reading Northampton Saints commit to United Nations Sports for Climate Action Framework

Interview with Sarah Saunders Commercial & Marketing Manager at Blackheath Rugby

Sarah explains what her role at Blackheath Rugby involves and the challenges she faces. Can you tell us a bit about your background and how you got involved in rugby? I’ve spent the last 15 years or so working in golf at two high end clubs in Kent. Before that I worked for a company … Continue reading Interview with Sarah Saunders Commercial & Marketing Manager at Blackheath Rugby

Premiership Rugby expands reach of global audience

Premiership Rugby has confirmed a number of new overseas TV contracts that takes the 2021-22 Gallagher Premiership Rugby season to a global audience of more than 158 million households in 145 different territories. Working with media rights agency, Pitch International the new contracts include an exciting new partnership in Australia with Stan, who are the … Continue reading Premiership Rugby expands reach of global audience

Premiership Rugby invest to improve the diversity of women playing sport

Premiership Rugby has announced additional investment in its ground-breaking Project Rugby programme to improve the diversity of women and girls playing rugby regularly. The investment from the Asian Sports Foundation and Sport England will enable Premiership Rugby clubs to specifically target and engage female players from a range of ethnic backgrounds, to transition up to … Continue reading Premiership Rugby invest to improve the diversity of women playing sport

Salary cap investigation into Leicester Tigers concluded

Premiership Rugby have confirmed that it has concluded its investigation into Leicester Tigers’ Salary Cap compliance for the seasons 2016-17 to 2020-21. The investigation was initiated by Premiership Rugby’s Salary Cap Director, Andrew Rogers, using the strengthened powers introduced following a review of the regulations in 2020. In summary, the investigation found that Leicester Tigers, … Continue reading Salary cap investigation into Leicester Tigers concluded