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Rugby sevens - 04 Nov 2016 - Events
RICOH ARENA COVENTRY (ENGLAND), 03 NOVEMBER 2016 – The Tropical Rugby International Youth Sevens -- or TROPICAL 7s -- officially launched today at the Rugby Expo convention in Coventry’s Ricoh Arena (England), and has announced that the event is open for team registration.  
Rugby union - 19 Oct 2016 - Events
With less than one month to go before World Rugby Conference and Exhibition 2016 (ConfEx) gets underway at the Hilton London Metropole on 14-15 November, World Rugby has announced the speaking line-up for its "Rugby sevens beyond Rio – the golden opportunity" panel.
Rugby union - 23 Oct 2015 - Events
After the exits of Wales, Ireland and Scotland in the Quarter Finals of the Rugby World Cup at the weekend, it became clear there would be no ‘Home Advantage’ for the home nations’ teams this year.
Rugby union - 15 Sep 2014 - Events
Rugby Expo has today announced a new partnership with Guinness PRO12, the organisation responsible for the leading professional clubs from Ireland, Wales, Scotland and Italy which has confirmed the attendance of senior commercial representatives from the league and all 12 clubs at Rugby Expo 2014.
Rugby union - 10 Sep 2014 - Events
Rugby Expo has announced an extension to its existing partnership with Premiership Rugby which confirms the attendance of representatives from all 12 Premiership clubs at Rugby Expo 2014.
Rugby union - 31 Oct 2013 - Events
CEO's from Premiership Rugby, Edinburgh Rugby, Ospreys and M&C Saatchi take to the stage to debate the biggest game changer for the sport since turning professional.
Rugby sevens - 13 Sep 2012 - Events
Tickets are now on sale for Rugby World Cup Sevens 2013 in Russia and tournament organisers believe that the winning blend of an attractive programme, world-class men's and women's Sevens and the very best of Russian hospitality and culture will make it one of the must-see events of the year.
Rugby union - 02 Sep 2010 - Events
London (1 September 2010) New Zealand is preparing for the BIG countdown. Thursday 9th September 2010 will mark ‘one year to go’ before the opening match of Rugby World Cup 2011 kicks off at Eden Park, Auckland.
Rugby union - 20 Jul 2010 - Events
The 4th edition of the FISU World University Rugby 7s Championship will be officially declared open on July 21st in Porto, Portugal.
Rugby union - 20 May 2010 - Events
Female grace and masculine muscles are the new combination when the national teams, men and women, meet in the City of Odense, Denmark, to compete concurrently in their respective European Sevens Rugby Championship.
Rugby union - 06 May 2010 - Events
Throughout Europe some of the world’s best rugby nations are preparing for the European Sevens Rugby Championships qualification. For Whitsun, the City of Odense is staging sevens rugby on a very high level.
Rugby union - 06 Oct 2008 - Events
There is now only One Week left to submit your entry for the Rugby Business Awards 2008.
Rugby union - 25 Apr 2008 - Television
Eurosport has acquired the rights to broadcast the 2008 HSBC Asian Five Nations (A5N), a newly formed rugby tournament featuring five 15-a-side Asian teams. 
Rugby union - 21 Dec 2007
A joint venture between Sodexho Prestige and the Mike Burton Group has won the contract to market the corporate hospitality and travel programmes for the 2011 Rugby World Cup in New Zealand.
Rugby union - 14 Dec 2007
The British & Irish Lions are delighted to announce the appointment of the Official Licensed Operators (OLOs) for the tour to South Africa in 2009.
Rugby union - 23 May 2007
The British & Irish Lions have appointed the Mike Burton Group to exclusively manage the Official Licensed Operator programme for the 2009 Lions tour to South Africa.
Rugby union - 06 Nov 2006
The International Rugby Board is pleased to announce that the third phase of the RWC 2007 ticketing programme will be launched online on November 9. At 0800 GMT the France 2007 Organising Committee will open sales for individual match tickets for the Tournament.
Rugby union - 07 Apr 2006
6 April 2006. Today in Paris Rugby World Cup Limited and the Organising Committee launched the second phase of the public ticket sales programme for RWC 2007.
Rugby union - 06 Dec 2005
Cavendish Hospitality, one of the UK’s longest standing event management company’s, is proud to announce that it has been appointed as an Official Corporate Hospitality Agent for the Rugby World Cup 2007 to be held in France in September-October 2007.
Rugby union - 01 Dec 2005
Rugby World Cup Ltd (RWCL) and Rugby Travel and Hospitality ’07 Ltd (RTH’07) have announced the appointed Official Travel Agents (OTAs) and Official Corporate Hospitality Agents (OCHAs) for Rugby World Cup 2007.
Rugby union - 14 Nov 2005
New Zealand Rugby Union Chairman Jock Hobbs and Chief Executive Chris Moller have paid tribute to the hundreds of New Zealanders directly involved in New Zealand’s Bid to host Rugby World Cup 2011.
Rugby union - 31 Oct 2005
The Japanese RFU are visiting Murrayfield in the latest stage of their historic bid to stage the 2011 Rugby World Cup.
Rugby union - 11 May 2005
10 May - With twelve days to go until the Heineken Cup final, the city of Edinburgh is heating up with anticipation of the fight between the two French rugby giants, Toulouse and Stade Francais Paris for the finale of the 2005 competition at Murrayfield Stadium.
Rugby union - 09 May 2005
With 16 days to go to the first Heineken Cup final to be played in Scotland, when Stade Francais Paris will play double champions Toulouse at Murrayfield on Sunday 22 May (kick-off 3.00 pm), the final countdown to European rugby's showpiece match has begun.
Rugby union - 04 Feb 2005
The International Rugby Board (IRB) has announced that the BBC will be the host broadcaster for the North versus South IRB Rugby Aid Match: ‘Rebuilding After The Tsunami’. The match will take place at Twickenham on Saturday 5th March and will kick-off at 1430.
Rugby union - 02 Feb 2005
The All Blacks will play Ireland in the first match of their 2005 Tour to the United Kingdom, as the team marks the Centenary of the 1905 Tour by the first team to be called the All Blacks.
Rugby union - 28 Jan 2005
New Zealand has taken its bid to host the Rugby World Cup in 2011 to the next stage, the New Zealand Rugby Union announced today.
Rugby union - 24 Jan 2005
New Zealand’s Rebel Sport Super 12 franchises have thrown their support behind New Zealand Cricket’s Tsunami appeal efforts and will be supporting the three One Day Internationals between the Black Caps and the FICA World XI.
Rugby union - 21 Jan 2005
The Black Ferns will play two Tests against England later this year, the New Zealand Rugby Union confirmed today.
Rugby union - 07 Dec 2004
Twickenham Experience Ltd (TEL), the only official hospitality provider within the grounds of Twickenham stadium, has teamed up with the Professional Rugby Players' Association, (PRA), the not for profit welfare trade union that benefits all 420 pro players in England, to create The Players Lounge, the ultimate corporate hospitality event at Twickenham Stadium.
Rugby union - 24 Nov 2004
Rugby World Cup Ltd (RWCL) has announced that the Women’s Rugby World Cup (WRWC) 2006 will take place in Edmonton, Canada.
Rugby union - 19 Nov 2004
Twickenham Experience Ltd, the Official Hospitality provider at Twickenham Stadium; has announced a turnover of £14.08 million for the 2003/04 season. Operating Profit for the financial year ended on 31st July 2004 was £4.326 million and Post Tax Profit was £3.099 million. The results were achieved despite Twickenham not hosting any autumn internationals because of the RWC 2003.
Rugby union - 12 Nov 2004
New Zealand rugby fans need to get in quick if they want to guarantee themselves a ticket to any of next year’s British and Irish Lions matches, with official hospitality for the Series close to selling out.
Rugby union - 12 Oct 2004
Investec, the international specialist banking group, is delighted to announce that in conjunction with the RFU it will be continuing its sponsorship of the Investec Challenge, the England autumn international games played at Twickenham.
Rugby union - 01 Oct 2004
The IRB confirms that expressions of interest in respect of the hosting rights for RWC 2011 have been received from three countries - New Zealand, South Africa and Japan. Mike Miller, Managing Director of RWCL, said, 'It is very encouraging that three of our member Unions have shown an interest in hosting the world's premier rugby event, and it reflects the growth in popularity of the game world wide'.
Rugby union - 09 Sep 2004
Scottish Rugby is delighted to announce today that Scotland will play World Cup finalists Australia at Hampden Park, Glasgow as part of the Abbey Autumn Tests.
Rugby union - 07 Sep 2004
Lions Hospitality 2005, the company operating the official hospitality programme for the British and Irish Lions Series next year, today released their official packages. Lions Hospitality 2005 is a joint venture between New Zealand’s two leading hospitality companies, Capital Events and Corporate Host.
Rugby union - 07 Sep 2004
The British and Irish Lions rugby tour of New Zealand next year is set to generate millions of dollars of tourism revenue for the country and send thousands of advocates for New Zealand back to the UK.
Rugby union - 07 Sep 2004
The British and Irish Lions will play an additional match on their tour of New Zealand next year, against the Auckland provincial side, the New Zealand Rugby Union confirmed today.
Rugby union - 07 Sep 2004
New Zealand rugby fans are to be given the best chance of getting to see the British and Irish Lions play on their tour of New Zealand next year, with the New Zealand Rugby Union today announcing a public ballot for match tickets. The NZRU released details on the ballot at a launch in Wellington today, with NZRU Deputy CEO Steve Tew saying the tour would be 'one of the biggest sporting events ever seen in New Zealand'.
Rugby union - 07 Sep 2004
Scottish Rugby is pleased to announce today that the Scotland v Japan international, part of our Autumn Test series, sponsored by Abbey, will be played at McDiarmid Park, Perth.
Rugby union - 06 Sep 2004
Over 82,000 people enjoyed the opening weekend of the 2004/05 Zurich Premiership including a record breaking crowd for the innovative London Double Header at Twickenham.
Rugby union - 25 Aug 2004
The 2003-4 IRB Sevens season, widely regarded as the finest yet, also enjoyed best-ever television viewing figures.
Rugby union - 19 Aug 2004
Scottish Rugby's Chief Executive Phil Anderton today welcomed Heart of Midlothian Football Club's announcement that they are to seek shareholders' approval to play all their league, cup and European matches at Murrayfield from the start of the 2005-06 season.
Rugby union - 18 Aug 2004
New Zealand’s two leading corporate hospitality companies are to jointly operate the official corporate hospitality programme for the British and Irish Lions tour next year, the New Zealand Rugby Union has announced.
Rugby union - 16 Aug 2004
In response to the International Rugby Board's Press Release on Friday regarding the 'Maximising Rugby's Value' proposal, it is correct to state that this is not an officially sanctioned review of the future direction of the sport.
Rugby union - 13 Aug 2004
A proposal has been put forward to the IRB and major national unions of the world to establish a new Global Super Rugby competition.
Rugby union - 13 Aug 2004
A proposal has been put forward to the IRB and major national unions of the world to establish a new Global Super Rugby competition.
Rugby union - 06 Aug 2004
The official tournament report on the IRB Under 21 World Championship - held in Scotland in June - has praised Scottish Rugby's organisation of the event and endorsed Scotland's ability to host future world-class tournaments.
Rugby union - 22 Jul 2004
Edinburgh Rugby will play their home games this forthcoming season at Murrayfield Stadium.
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