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Rugby union - 09 Dec 2005
The New Zealand Rugby Union has reaffirmed it concerns regarding the Australian Rugby Union’s decision to not support New Zealand’s Bid to host Rugby World Cup 2011.
Rugby union - 17 May 2005
The International Rugby Board today announced that Mark Egan has been appointed Head of its new Rugby Services Department.
Rugby union - 24 Feb 2005
The International Rugby Board (IRB) has announced that the second phase of its modernisation programme has begun with an internal management restructure.
Rugby union - 20 Jan 2005
The Scottish Rugby Union announces today the appointment of three new Non-Executive Directors who will take up their posts with immediate effect. Their appointment is initially for the period leading up to the AGM on Friday 24 June 2005.
Rugby union - 20 Jan 2005
The Scottish Rugby Union announces today the appointment of three new Non-Executive Directors who will take up their posts with immediate effect.  Their appointment is initially for the period leading up to the AGM on Friday 24 June 2005.
Rugby union - 17 Jan 2005
The International Rugby Board (IRB) today announced that the second phase of its modernisation programme was underway. This key milestone centres on an internal management restructure that will allow the IRB to better manage and implement the strategic plan on behalf of the game’s stakeholders.
Rugby union - 13 Jan 2005
Fred McLeod has tonight also assumed the post of Scottish Rugby's interim Chief Executive in addition to the post of interim Chairman.
Rugby union - 12 Jan 2005
The Scottish Rugby Union has received a letter today (Tuesday 11 January) confirming the resignations of the three Non-Executive Directors on the Scottish Rugby Executive Board. The three Directors are: Fraser Livingston, Andrew Flanagan and Eric Hagman.
Rugby union - 22 Nov 2004
RFU President Malcolm Phillips said today, 'There is no truth in recent speculation that a motion of no confidence in the RFU Chief Executive, Francis Baron, is to be discussed at the scheduled RFU Management Board meeting on Wednesday.
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 - 23 Aug 2004
London Wasps Rugby Club would like to announce the appointment of David Davies as the club's new Chief Executive Officer. Davies, the former Queens Park Rangers Football Club CEO, takes over from Alistair McLean.
Rugby union - 16 Jul 2004
Scottish Rugby today announced the creation of a new position of Director of Professional Rugby. The new position will replace the existing three pro-team Chief Executive Officer positions and will be principally responsible for the success of franchising professional rugby in Scotland and delivering targets for the three Scottish professional teams in the forthcoming season.
Rugby union - 05 May 2004
The New Zealand Rugby Union has appointed Brian Finn to the new position of Communications Manager. Brian has worked in corporate communications, public relations and journalism for the past 18 years in New Zealand, Australia and Asia.
Rugby union - 29 Mar 2004
Scottish Rugby's Chief Executive, Phil Anderton, has been awarded Scottish Sport Sponsorship Personality of the Year by Sport Scotland just days before the final of the Scottish Marketing Awards in which not only is he up for Marketeer of the year but Scottish Rugby has been nominated for its Discover Rugby Campaign.
Rugby union - 23 Feb 2004
Phil Anderton has been appointed Chief Executive of the Scottish Rugby Union with immediate effect.
Rugby union - 19 Nov 2003
At the Interim Meeting of the IRB Council held in Sydney today, Dr. Syd Millar (Ireland) was elected unopposed as Chairman of the International Rugby Board. The appointment will be for a term of not less than 3 years.
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 - 30 Jun 2003
The Scottish Rugby Union is pleased to announce the appointment of David Mackay as the new Chairman of its Executive Board.
Rugby union - 07 Apr 2003
Irish Rugby Football Union Committee member, John Hussey, has been appointed chairman of the Celtic League Association.
Rugby union - 11 Dec 2002
Peter Deakin will be formally stepping down as Chief Executive of Saracens so that he can concentrate full time on getting back to full fitness, a task in which we all wish him well. Thankfully, he’s not going to be lost to Saracens, as he’ll still be there to support the club and assist with the Saracens Foundation and enable Saracens to take advantage of his tremendous enthusiasm over the years ahead.
Rugby union - 15 Nov 2002
As neither of the bids submitted by England and France for the hosting of RWC 2007 complied with the tender document, both Unions have been instructed to provide bids which are in compliance.
Rugby union - 11 Nov 2002
(9 November, 2002) Colorado Springs, CO -- Veteran sports executive Doug Arnot was named USA Rugby's first Chief Executive Officer today.
Rugby union - 01 Nov 2002
The Welsh Rugby Union Group Ltd is pleased to announce that David Moffett has been appointed as its first Group Chief Executive.
Rugby union - 17 Oct 2002
Leeds Rugby Ltd today announced that Managing Director David Howes is to leave Headingley at the end of November to launch his own sports marketing consultancy.
Rugby union - 16 Sep 2002
The International Rugby Board today announced that Dr. Syd Millar has been appointed Vice-Chairman of the Board and of Rugby World Cup Ltd.
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 - 22 May 2002
Premier Rugby, the umbrella organisation responsible for the 12 elite rugby clubs in England, announced today (Wednesday 22nd May) that Tom Walkinshaw will retire from his position as Chairman of the Premier Rugby Board.
Rugby union - 15 May 2002
We are pleased to announce the appointment of Alistair McLean as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of London Wasps.
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 - 06 Mar 2002
Saracens is pleased to announce that Peter Deakin has joined Saracens from Sale Sharks as Chief Executive Officer with immediate effect.
Rugby union - 04 Dec 2001
London Irish has announced the appointment of Richard Sanderson as Chief Executive with immediate effect.
Rugby union - 12 Sep 2001
The annual International Rugby Summit will be hosted between 19 and 20 November at the Jurys Ballsbridge Hotel in Dublin, Ireland.
Rugby union - 05 Jun 2001
The Welsh Premier Clubs Association has appointed the following four delegates to act as their directors on the new joint Management Board with the Welsh Rugby Union to run and administer the professional club game in Wales:
Rugby union - 18 Apr 2001
Bristol Rugby today ecured one of the largest sponsorship deals in the history of Rugby Union, highlighting the growing attraction of the game amongst major corporate organisations.
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 - 05 Mar 2001
Premier Rugby announced today that this season's winners of the Zurich Premiership will be the English Champion Club and will qualify as number one seed for the new end of season Zurich Championship play-offs.
Rugby union - 07 Nov 2000
Octagon's Paul Vaugan Moves to English Rugby
Rugby union - 10 Oct 2000
Scottish Rugby Union Appoints Sportsworld
Rugby union - 17 Mar 2000
Rugby union - 08 Mar 2000
Rugby union - 10 Feb 2000
Rugby union - 19 Jan 2000
Rugby union - 04 Nov 1999
Rugby union - 07 Sep 1999
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