RWC 2019 sets new broadcast records and inspires new audiences

Rugby World Cup 2019 in Japan was the most watched rugby event ever with more than 857 million people around the world watching the action via World Rugby’s network of rights-holding broadcast partners, an increase of 26 per cent from the previous tournament in England. Most-watched rugby event ever inspires a new audience for rugbyMost-watched … Continue reading RWC 2019 sets new broadcast records and inspires new audiences

IRFU launch Women in Rugby Leadership Programme

The IRFU has launched a new Women In Rugby Leadership Programme. 30 places have been made available on the three-day residential course taking place May 14th to 16th. The female specific iteration of the Leadership Development Programme was unveiled at the LiveWIRe: Women In Rugby Conference on International Women’s Day. Speaking at the event, IRFU Spirit of Rugby Programme … Continue reading IRFU launch Women in Rugby Leadership Programme

Castleford Tigers smash fundraising target for local hospice

Castleford Tigers have smashed the club’s target for fundraising for charity partner The Prince of Wales Hospice.  In 2019, the team hoped to raise one day of running costs for the Hospice, a target they have nearly doubled. This month, The Prince of Wales Hospice announced the fundraising total from last year's partnership with Castleford … Continue reading Castleford Tigers smash fundraising target for local hospice

Northampton Saints partner with London Northwestern Railway

Northampton Saints have announced a new partnership with London Northwestern Railway, which means supporters will be able to skip the traffic jams, dodge the roadworks and arrive relaxed and ready in time for kick-off. As official rail partner for Northampton Saints, London Northwestern Railway – which operates between Liverpool and Birmingham via London Euston – will be providing … Continue reading Northampton Saints partner with London Northwestern Railway

Wigan Warriors partner with Preston for alternative kit match

Wigan Warriors will make their first appearance in the 2020 alternative kit this Friday when they face Salford Red Devils at the AJ Bell Stadium (K.O. 7:45pm). The Club, in partnership with Principal Club Partner Prestone, have released the specially-designed hummel limited-edition shirt to raise awareness of the superb work of the North West Air … Continue reading Wigan Warriors partner with Preston for alternative kit match

RFU Statement: Important update for Clubs – CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)

The RFU’s advice is that clubs use government and Public Health England’s guidance to inform their knowledge as the latest information is available on the government’s website and is updated daily. Click here. As tour season is approaching we advise clubs to monitor the government’s website for an update on your proposed tour destination. Click here. The … Continue reading RFU Statement: Important update for Clubs – CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)

St Helens partner with The Hightown Group

St.Helens R.F.C have signed an Official Club Partnership agreement with The Hightown Group. The partnership sees the leading construction group feature advertising in the East Stand of the Totally Wicked Stadium, pitch side and on the cross bars of the posts. Hightown Group Managing Director, Carl Pilkington said: “I am delighted to be supporting such a … Continue reading St Helens partner with The Hightown Group

David McMillan re-appointed as an independent Non-Executive Director

The Board of Scottish Rugby has announced that David McMillan has been re-appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director for a further three year period. This unanimous decision to extend his tenure was intimated to Scottish Rugby’s Council on 27th February 2020.  David is a seasoned international executive and CEO with extensive business and corporate governance … Continue reading David McMillan re-appointed as an independent Non-Executive Director