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Rugby union - 02 Nov 2005
Franklin Sports Business has been appointed on the re-development of Lansdowne Road Stadium in Dublin as part of the project management team appointed by Lansdowne Road Stadium Development Company and led by Project Management Group, to provide the full range of cost management, procurement and QS services.
Rugby union - 13 May 2005
London Wasps RFC and Wycombe Wanderers Football Club are delighted to announce that Wasps will continue to play their rugby at the Causeway Stadium in 2005-6.
Rugby union - 22 Dec 2004
Round 13 of the Zurich Premiership is set to make sporting history with every single match being played in front of a sold out crowd. Crowds across the country have continued to rise this season with 22 sell outs so far but the weekend of 1st January and 2nd January promises to attract record crowds and over 64,000 people.
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 fans can now watch highlights of Scottish club matches on the internet, thanks to new BT technology being used for the first time in Scotland.
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 - 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
The Welsh Rugby Union increased its revenue, cut its costs and made a net profit of £82,128 in 2003/2004.
Rugby union - 06 Sep 2004
The New Zealand Rugby Union has generated $330,000 for the Fijian, Tongan and Samoan rugby unions as a result of the All Blacks historic test match against the Pacific Islanders.
Rugby union - 06 Sep 2004
The Irish Rugby Football Union has today informed Rugby World Cup Ltd and the French Rugby Federation, the Host Union, that as a result of the redevelopment of Lansdowne Road, the three Tournament matches scheduled to be played at the ground in 2007 cannot be staged in Dublin.
Rugby union - 25 Aug 2004
London, 25 August 2004. Gillette today announced a ground breaking deal with England Rugby Ltd (The Rugby Football Union and Premier Rugby). The world's leading male grooming brand will become the first 'Official Male Grooming Partner' of the World Champions and Premier Rugby.
Rugby union - 20 Aug 2004
The 2004/2005 Zurich Premiership is set to get underway on September 4th in front of a record breaking premiership crowd at Twickenham.
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 - 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 - 22 Jul 2004
Edinburgh Rugby will play their home games this forthcoming season at Murrayfield Stadium.
Rugby union - 28 Jun 2004
More than 47,500 rugby fans turned out to see the world's best young rugby players perform in IRB Under 21 World Championship in Edinburgh, Glasgow and the Borders, surpassing last year's cumulative total by over 17,500.
Rugby union - 28 Jun 2004
After undergoing the most extensive consultation in the history of Scottish sport, Scottish Rugby is planning to make major changes to create a new vision, leadership and winning culture for the game.
Rugby union - 21 May 2004
The 2005 Heineken Cup Final will be staged at the home of Scottish Rugby, Murrayfield.
Rugby union - 04 May 2004
The schedule of matches for the 2005 RBS 6 Nations, published today, reveals that next year's Championship will begin at the Stade de France on February 5th, with the Tournament Champions, France, playing host to Scotland, and will conclude on 19th March, when all six nations will compete in another 'Super Saturday'.
Rugby union - 20 Apr 2004
Scotland will play three provincial matches in addition to three Test matches on their tour to the Antipodes this summer, it was announced tonight.
Rugby union - 30 Mar 2004
Leeds Rugby Limited have today revealed their company vision statement for Headingley Stadium and the company until 2006 which commits the company to the redevelopment of the rugby stadium as well as making the business profitable and forward thinking.
Rugby union - 30 Mar 2004
London Wasps will be playing their rugby at the Causeway Stadium, High Wycombe, for the 2004/05 season. This current contract
Rugby union - 23 Mar 2004
The Parker Pen Challenge Cup final will be staged at the Madejski Stadium, Reading, on Saturday, 22 May (kick-off 12,00 noon).
Rugby union - 03 Feb 2004
NEC Harlequins are pleased to announce they are bringing forward exciting new proposals to improve the Stoop Memorial Ground.
Rugby union - 15 Oct 2003
Rugby fans can watch the World Cup Final live on a big screen at Twickenham Stadium courtesy of Twickenham Experience Ltd. The final on Saturday 22nd November is the defining moment of the sports’ calendar and if you are not one of the lucky few to be watching the game first hand at Stadium Australia in Sydney then this screening at Twickenham is the next best thing.
Rugby union - 01 Oct 2003
The launch of the official Rugby World Cup (RWC) website took place in Sydney today.
Rugby union - 22 Sep 2003
On Monday 22nd September, at an event at Twickenham Stadium attended by 250 rugby officials, media, key opinion formers and government representatives, Zurich and the RFU unveiled the findings of the most comprehensive study into participation trends in rugby union in England.
Rugby union - 01 Sep 2003
Scottish Rugby is delighted to announce that The Royal Bank of Scotland will be the title sponsor of Scotland's match against Ireland at Murrayfield next Saturday (6 September, kick off 1.30pm)
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 - 02 Jul 2003
The hallowed turf of Twickenham Stadium will be available to company teams for the first time ever with the inaugural Twickenham Experience Corporate Sevens on 6th November 2003. Home of the number one team in the world*, this is the first time in 94 years that England’s home ground will be available for corporate use.
Rugby union - 11 Apr 2003
The Council of the International Rugby Board today decided, by a majority of 18 votes to 3, to award the 2007 Rugby World Cup to France.
Rugby union - 25 Mar 2003
Crucial discussions will start this weekend between local people,city council officials and regeneration experts over a new future for the area of Maine Road.
Rugby union - 26 Feb 2003
Welsh Rugby Union Group Chief Executive David Moffett is pleased to announce Welsh Rugby Union Group appointments
Rugby union - 07 Feb 2003
The Six Nations committee has announced that they have appointed Computacenter, a leading European provider of IT infrastructure services, as the official data and statistics partner of the RBS Six Nations Championship.
Rugby union - 09 Jan 2003
Scotland will play three internationals as part of their Rugby World Cup preparations, the IRB has confirmed today.
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 - 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 - 19 Sep 2002
Federal Express Corp. (FedEx Express), the world's largest express transportation company, has signed a sponsorship agreement with Scottish Rugby and the three professional clubs, Glasgow Rugby, Edinburgh Rugby and The Borders, for the 2002/2003 season.
Rugby union - 18 Sep 2002
The International Rugby Board today laid out its timetable for the build up to the inaugural showcase match between top teams selected from the northern and southern hemispheres. The roll out began today with the announcement of the date and venue for the match.
Rugby union - 10 Sep 2002
The Rugby Football Union today unveiled plans to build a new South Stand at Twickenham Stadium. The new stand will replace the existing 21 year old facilities on the ‘fourth side’, making the stadium one of the best in the world.
Rugby union - 28 May 2002
Queensland is set for a massive economic boost, with a quarter of the 2003 Rugby World Cup matches to be played in the State.
Rugby union - 14 May 2002
The Vodafone Wallabies will kick start their Bundaberg Rum Rugby Series campaign in Perth on Saturday June 15 when they do battle with the New Zealand Maori at Subiaco Oval.
Rugby union - 22 Apr 2002
Royal & SunAlliance (R&SA) and the Rugby Football Union (RFU) have today announced a further extension to its SEE U @ RUG B grass roots programme.
Rugby union - 19 Apr 2002
The Council of the International Rugby Board has given unanimous support to the proposal for a match between the North and South Hemispheres to be played at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff on Saturday, November 30th.
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 - 08 Mar 2002
As a result of the New Zealand Rugby Football Union’s decision not to sign the Sub Host Union Agreement with the Australian Rugby Union for Rugby World Cup 2003, and in line with the process laid down by RWC, the ARU has been invited to submit alternative proposals for the staging of the Tournament.
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 - 01 Feb 2002
London – February 2, 2002: The RFU and Sportev, the leading provider of broadband sports solutions, today announced that video highlights of this season’s England home Lloyds TSB Six Nations Internationals will be available on-demand for the first time on-line. Sportev and the Rugby Football Union have reached a deal that sees Sportev become the exclusive online video partner to the RFU, who will be delivering a custom built application to Six Nations fans all over the world.
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.
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