Super League announce broadcasting deal with Channel 4

Super League has announced a landmark deal which will see Channel 4 broadcast Betfred Super League matches in 2022. This initial two-year partnership will see matches broadcast free-to-air for the first time in the competition’s 26-year history. Channel 4 will broadcast 10 live games each season, starting with eight-time Champions Leeds Rhinos hosting Warrington Wolves on … Continue reading Super League announce broadcasting deal with Channel 4

Premiership Rugby partners with Ticketmaster Sport

Premiership Rugby has announced a ground-breaking new long-term partnership with Ticketmaster Sport. This innovative partnership, the first of its kind in the UK, will see Ticketmaster Sport become the Official Ticketing Partner for Premiership Rugby. As the official ticketing partner, Ticketmaster Sport will deliver ticketing technology and marketing solutions for the next five years. Mark … Continue reading Premiership Rugby partners with Ticketmaster Sport

The Rugby Football Union (RFU) Annual Report has been published

Read the full report here.  Reported revenues for the year are £97m (£167m in previous year) and profit to reserves £20.5m (loss of £27.1m in prior year). Revenues in the year were nearly £120m less than pre-COVID forecasts with an underlying loss to reserves of £21.3m (c£30m worse than pre-COVID forecasts).       The underlying loss … Continue reading The Rugby Football Union (RFU) Annual Report has been published

Saracens renew partnership with Cavendish Brooke

Saracens has announced the renewal of their partnership with Cavendish Brooke for another year. The Financial Management Company sponsors the Women’s team at StoneX Stadium and features on the back of the home and away playing kits. They are a traditional, forward-thinking firm of Financial Planning Consultants who have earned a solid reputation in the … Continue reading Saracens renew partnership with Cavendish Brooke

World Rugby launch Brain Health Initiative

World Rugby, national unions and International Rugby Players have launched the Brain Health Initiative, a global education campaign to increase understanding of the importance of brain health within the rugby family.  Initially aimed at current and former professional players, this groundbreaking campaign is being launched at the World Rugby Medical Commission Conference in London. It reflects World … Continue reading World Rugby launch Brain Health Initiative

Rugby Blindside magazine – Autumn 2021 issue

AVAILABLE NOW: Rugby Blindside magazine – Autumn 2021 issue This issue focuses on club and game development. We have articles from Prenton RUFC and Old Illtydians RFC showcasing the different ways in which their club is growing within their communities. There is also an interview with Dan Cottrell, Editor and Head Coach at Rugby Coach Weekly. He … Continue reading Rugby Blindside magazine – Autumn 2021 issue

September Mailbag

A huge thanks to those that have sent their questions in for the first ever Rugby Blindside Mailbag, September edition. We received a range of questions on different topics so let’s get stuck in… What is the financial impact on Premiership Rugby clubs this coming season now there are 13 clubs instead of 12? – … Continue reading September Mailbag