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Rugby union - 16 Mar 2009 - Agency
Rugby Travel & Hospitality (NZ) Limited (RTH) has been appointed by Rugby World Cup Limited to manage and implement the official travel programme for Rugby World Cup 2011 in New Zealand.
Rugby union - 04 Mar 2009 - Agency
Essentially Group Limited, the AIM listed full service sports marketing, media, management and professional services group today announces that it has been appointed by European club rugby tournament organiser ERC on an exclusive basis in the UK and Ireland territories, to market and sell partnerships for Europe’s biggest club rugby competitions - the Heineken Cup and the European Challenge Cup.
Rugby union - 25 Aug 2005
The IRB Under 19 and Under 21 World Championships for 2005, held in March and June respectively, saw a record number of doping controls conducted, all of which returned negative.
Rugby union - 25 Nov 2004
The IRB has put in place an extensive global Out of Competition testing programme to support its already rigid anti-drugs regime in a further effort to keep rugby free from doping.
Rugby union - 19 Oct 2004
Scottish Rugby is delighted to announce today two senior management appointments which form part of the continuing restructuring process. That process, when completed, will result in a strategically structured, more efficient organisation, with a more accountable management team.
Rugby union - 08 Oct 2004
The International Rugby Board's association with Octagon CSI in relation to the production of the weekly World of Rugby television programme has come to an end.
Rugby union - 20 Sep 2004
London, 20 September, 2004 – The New Zealand Rugby Union (NZRU) today announced the appointment of Global Sports Management (GSM), a London based sports management and marketing agency as its exclusive representative for the Event sponsorship rights of the British and Irish Lions’ Tour of New Zealand in June – July 2005.
Rugby union - 20 Jul 2004
The Borders' economy received a significant boost from the recent International Rugby Board Under 21 World Championship, according to independent research commissioned by Scottish Enterprise Borders (SE Borders).
Rugby union - 07 Jun 2004
Rugby World Cup Ltd. (RWCL) has reappointed IMG and its television arm TWI as its commercial brokers for the next two Rugby Worlds Cup, the tournaments to be held in France in 2007 and for RWC 2011.
Rugby union - 21 May 2004
The 2005 Heineken Cup Final will be staged at the home of Scottish Rugby, Murrayfield.
Rugby union - 01 Apr 2004
Copyright Promotions Sport (CPS), the worldwide licensing agency for the RFU has scored an excellent profile for England Rugby on the UK High Street.
Rugby union - 08 Dec 2003
England's Rugby heroes now have even more to celebrate with a special Royal Mail Rugby World Cup stamp issue released on Friday 19 December
Rugby union - 15 Aug 2003
Celtic Rugby have a new major partner for the revamped and upgraded Celtic League and the new Celtic Cup tournaments. The first company worldwide to have put pen to paper with the Celtic Rugby organisation was Kukri, who are a UK based sports kit manufacturer.
Rugby union - 12 Aug 2003
SuperOdds has been appointed Official Betting Agency of the forthcoming Rugby World Cup 2003. SuperOdds UK Ltd, which recently launched a fully licensed UK website and telephone betting service was appointed by Rugby World Cup Ltd in association with the sport's premier event.
Rugby union - 07 Aug 2003
Lloyds TSB has recently announced its sponsorship of Rugby World Cup 2003 in Australia. The deal was negotiated on behalf of Lloyds TSB by Frontiers Group UK Ltd, Lloyds TSB's retained sponsorship agency.
Rugby union - 05 Aug 2003
Rugby World Cup 2003 today announced it is teaming up with the World Food Programme - the world's largest humanitarian organisation and the emergency food-aid arm of the United Nations - to draw attention to the plight of 800 million people around the globe who are chronically hungry.
Rugby union - 04 Aug 2003
Celtic Rugby is still actively searching for a major title sponsor for the Celtic League and Celtic Cup tournaments, which kick-off next month.
Rugby union - 14 Jul 2003
Lighthouse Communications, the London based sponsorship agency has been appointed by British Airways to handle its Rugby World Cup activity in Australia. Lighthouse Communications will be handling British Airways 'on the ground activity' which will include overseeing all British Airways contractual rights and being the main interface for British Airways with the Rugby World Cup organisers. Lighthouse Communications will also be working closely with British Airways on their Marketing and Public
Rugby union - 01 Jul 2003
Premier Rugby today confirmed that Jon Varney has been appointed as Commercial Director with responsibility for developing all commercial areas of the professional game
Rugby union - 28 Feb 2003
AOL Broadband is to be the sole sponsor of www.scrum.com's Six Nations coverage following an agreement between specialist digital sports agency Aura Sports and AOL UK.
Rugby union - 06 Feb 2003
KooGa has continued to build on its position as the leading rugby brand in the UK and Europe by appointing top sports marketing agency, Benchmark Sport, to handle it’s PR account during this all important World Cup year.
Rugby union - 16 Dec 2002
The RFUW (Rugby Football Union for Women) have appointed Perfect Motion Sports Marketing to act on their behalf with regards to all sponsorship matters.
Rugby union - 29 Oct 2002
Scotland's economy benefits to the tune of £20 million from one Six Nations international at Murrayfield.
Rugby union - 09 Oct 2002
London – UK, 9 October 2002: Digital Sports Agency, Aura Sports, has been appointed by Scrum.com, the worlds’ leading Rugby website, to head up it’s sales and sponsorship programme in the led up to next years Rugby World Cup. The World Cup, which takes place in Australia in September 2003, is the biggest prize in the sport.
Rugby union - 30 Sep 2002
Jean-Pierre Lux, Chairman of ERC, the tournament organisers, today (Monday) made the venue announcement at the launch of the Heineken Cup 2002 / 2003 tournament, held at Welford Road, Leicester.
Rugby union - 04 Sep 2002
Jacques Laurans (62), Vice President of the Federation Française du Rugby, was today elected Chairman of the Six Nations’ Committee. His three-year term of office begins with immediate effect.
Rugby union - 08 Aug 2002
The International Rugby Board is pleased to announce the first ever appointment of an Anti Doping Manager. He is Tim Ricketts, an Australian, who was formerly Co-ordinator of Doping Control for the Sydney Olympics.
Rugby union - 11 Apr 2002
The International Rugby Board today announced a number of major new appointments to its Dublin based executive team. These include Mike Miller, the former Controller of BBC TV Sport, as Chief Executive Officer, and the former Australian international Michael Lynagh who will be undertaking a global development and promotions role for the sport.
Rugby union - 11 Apr 2002
England Rugby has announced a five year deal with Opta to become the official statisticians to the RFU and Premier Rugby. Opta will manage and distribute team and player performance statistics for England, England A, the Zurich Premiership, Zurich Championship and Powergen Cup games. The deal takes effect from August 2002 and runs to the end of the 2007 RWC.
Rugby union - 30 Jan 2002
The Welsh Rugby Union (WRU), proudly announces today that is has launched the first two stages of its new network of online web sites packed full of services for the Welsh rugby supporter, player, and club official.
Rugby union - 22 Jan 2002
The Six Nations Committee, has announced that it has launched a new Lloyds TSB Six Nations Web site for this years premier rugby tournament.
Rugby union - 19 Nov 2001
The Rugby Football Union (RFU) has announced that it has awarded leading sports magazine publishers TRMG Ltd a three-year licence to publish its official magazine - England Rugby.
Rugby union - 29 Oct 2001
Octagon Movie & Media, the sports sponsorship and media sales agency, has been re-appointed by the RFU (Rugby Football Union) to handle Twickenham’s advertising signage opportunities. In addition, Octagon Movie & Media has invested in a new advertising rotational panel system to enhance the stadium’s advertising impact and appeal.
Rugby union - 22 Oct 2001
Octagon has been appointed by Parker Pen to help them leverage their £3,000,000 investment in European Club Rugby.
Rugby union - 30 Aug 2001
Leicester Tigers have appointed sports public relations agency Vision Sports PR to maintain and boost their national and international PR.
Rugby union - 04 Jul 2001
The Rugby Football Union (RFU), today announces that has appointed LSsport.com, a division of LS Technologies, as its website sponsorship agency. LSsport.com will act as exclusive agent to the RFU in relation to all online sponsorship and advertising on their official website, www.rfu.com.
Rugby union - 30 Apr 2001
Sports marketing and sponsorship consultancy John Taylor International has been appointed as London Wasps exclusive agency to find a new Club Sponsor to replace Ericsson for next season.
Rugby union - 02 Apr 2001
The Rugby Football Union (RFU), MBNA Europe Bank Limited (MBNA) and leading global licensing agency Copyright Promotions Licensing Group (CPLG) today announced the launch of the official England Rugby Visa Card.
Rugby union - 26 Mar 2001
The world's favourite airline is flying the Springboks, after SARFU awarded British Airways the high-profile contract as its official carrier.
Rugby union - 14 Mar 2001
At telephone conference meetings on Friday 9th and Tuesday 13th March, the 6 Nations Committee continued to review the implications of the foot and mouth epidemic to the Championship.
Rugby union - 13 Mar 2001
Dr Ismail Jakoet, the South African Rugby Football Union's Medical Consultant, has been appointed onto the World Anti-Doping Agency's Ethics and Education Committee. This appointment underlines the high regard in which Jakoet is being held worldwide and by other sports authorities.
Rugby union - 07 Nov 2000
Octagon's Paul Vaugan Moves to English Rugby
Rugby union - 21 Aug 2000
EventsCorp secures A$25m Rugby Matches for Perth
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