By Tom Home Being someone who has had the privilege of working closely with several Greene King IPA Championship clubs, it genuinely infuriates me to think that some of the league’s incredibly talented and passionate teams may not get the … Continue reading Gallagher Premiership: Why I am against ring-fencing
Castleford Tigers Foundation have launched a unique programme aimed at providing access to jobs and training for the unemployed across the district. ‘Tigers Conversion Project’ is available for residents who are currently unemployed and looking for work. The programme offers … Continue reading Castleford Tigers Foundation launches ‘Tigers Conversion Project’
Black lives matter – and the sport of Rugby League stands in solidarity with players, coaches, fans, volunteers, staff and supporters in the struggle against racism and discrimination. As a sport we have been sharing, reflecting and we have been … Continue reading Rugby League stands in solidarity against racism
Rugby is a sport that is founded on inclusion and being open to all and while there is diversity in rugby, the RFU recognises there is a long way to go to truly reflect society across the whole organisation and … Continue reading The RFU Council has voted to appoint Genevieve Glover as chair of the diversity and inclusion implementation working group.
By Dave Swanton Since lockdown I have been as busy as possible, launching my website, writing a few chapters of my book (and having the content of one chapter legally checked!) and taken part in several Zoom meetings about sport … Continue reading Build it and they will come, or will they?
In this issue: Community news – Thank you #nhsheroes Sponsorship news In Focus – SNAP Sponsorship – Lions Sports Academy Q&A with John Pownall, Chairman at Surrey Rugby Club news Funding news Club Profile – York RUFC Facilities news Opinion Continue reading Summer 2020 Issue – Rugby Blindside
Chris Booy, Professional Game Board Chair said: “I can confirm that the Professional Game Board which incorporates representatives of the Rugby Football Union (RFU) Premiership Rugby, Rugby Players Association (RPA) and Championship Clubs has given provisional authorisation for Premiership and … Continue reading Statement from the Progression Game Board on return training for Premiership clubs
Rugby League World Cup 2021 (RLWC2021) has announced the latest recipients of its large grants for community clubs and organisations. The five successful projects, part of the tournament’s wider InspirationALL legacy initiative, will receive a total funding from RLWC2021 of … Continue reading Latest CreatedBy project grants take total past £2million
Wasps Group has announced that Stephen Vaughan has been appointed as its Group Chief Executive. Vaughan joined the company last year with responsibility for all of its sporting operations and has implemented several major changes, including the appointment of a … Continue reading Wasps Group appoint Stephen Vaughan as Chief Executive
Multi-award-winning Purity Brewing Company has announced that the brewery has agreed a new three-year contract to continue supplying real ale to Wasps Rugby fans. The new partnership agreement will continue to see Purity’s ales served across the concourse and hospitality … Continue reading Wasps announce partnership with Purity Brewing Company
Gloucester Rugby have announced the departure of Head Coach Johan Ackermann, who will be joining Japanese club NTT Docomo Red Hurricanes in July. Gloucester Rugby Chairman Martin St Quinton said “I’d like to put on record our thanks to Johan … Continue reading Gloucester Rugby announce departure of Head Coach
Our industry, like many others, is experiencing an extraordinarily difficult time and with such uncertainty surrounding us, it is the right and responsible decision to take time and pause the Stadium for Bath project. From the outset, Stadium for Bath … Continue reading Bath Rugby stadium project update