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Rugby league - 27 Aug 2003
Carat Sport has negotiated a twelve-month sponsorship deal on behalf of the Department for Transport for their ‘Think! Road Safety’ Campaign. The package includes sponsorship of the Great Britain Rugby League team for matches including the forthcoming three-Test match series against current world champions Australia and the five-match Australian tour of Great Britain during October and November.
Rugby league - 02 Jun 2003
The Scottish Rugby Union has reacted with disappointment to today's announcement that the Powergen Rugby League Challenge Cup Final will once again take place at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff in 2004.
Rugby league - 30 May 2003
The Powergen Challenge Cup Final will be played at Cardiff's Millennium Stadium on Saturday, 15 May 2004.
Rugby league - 11 Apr 2003
Powergen was today announced as the title sponsor of the inaugural Rugby League Champion Schools Cup.
Rugby league - 03 Mar 2003
The Rugby Football League is delighted to announce that Kukri Sports have become the official ball supplier for National Leagues 1 and 2.
Rugby league - 10 Feb 2003
Following the meeting of the Rugby League International Federation, the Rugby Football League is delighted to announce that it will act as host for a Tri-Nations tournament in 2004.
Rugby league - 10 Feb 2003
Powergen today announced that they are to sponsor all rugby league Match Officials for the next year in a deal worth £100,000 with an option for a further year.
Rugby league - 10 Feb 2003
Sponsorship income generated by the forthcoming Rugby League World Club Challenge between St Helens and Sydney Roosters has reached record levels (for the event) - with total revenue approaching a six figure sum.
Rugby league - 05 Feb 2003
Wakefield Wildcats confirmed today that Sainsbury's, a leading UK and US food retailer, are continuing to support the club as the main Club and shirt sponsor.
Rugby league - 28 Jan 2003
Today Powergen has announced that Rugby League’s leading knockout tournament will be known as the Powergen Challenge Cup.
Rugby league - 20 Dec 2002
The Rugby Football League has appointed TWI as media consultants.
Rugby league - 05 Dec 2002
The Rugby Football League have appointed Chris Green as their new Marketing Director and he will start his new job with the sport on 2 January 2003.
Rugby league - 20 Nov 2002
Sports law expert Maurice Watkins is to join the Rugby Football League as a non-executive Director.
Rugby league - 24 Oct 2002
The Rugby Football League is delighted to confirm that the Department for Transport's (DfT) road safety campaign 'Think!.....Don't Drink Drive' is to sponsor the Great Britain team.
Rugby league - 12 Aug 2002
Commercial Director Glenn Baker will be leaving the Rugby Football League at the end of August.
Rugby league - 25 Jul 2002
The 2002 Northern Ford Grand Final will be staged at Halton Stadium, the home of Widnes Vikings who won promotion after taking the Premiership's major trophy at the end of the 2000 - 2001 campaign.
Rugby league - 03 Jul 2002
The Rugby Football League today announced a new three-year sponsorship of the Challenge Cup by leading energy supplier, TXU Energi.
Rugby league - 19 Jun 2002
The Rugby Football League (RFL) is pleased to confirm that it has entered into a period of exclusivity in negotiations with TXU Energi in respect of the title sponsorship of the Challenge Cup competition.
Rugby league - 01 May 2002
The Rugby Football League today announced that Ian Edwards BA (Hons) and Tony Gartland have been appointed as non-Executive Directors to the RFL Board of Directors and, at the same time, confirming the appointment of Nigel Wood as the new Finance Director.
Rugby league - 30 Nov 2001
Kellogg's is kicking off its biggest sports sponsorship to date after signing a prestigious seven figure agreement with the Rugby Football League.
Rugby league - 23 Nov 2001
Russia is set to become the 11th full member of Rugby League's International Federation.
Rugby league - 20 Nov 2001
The World Club Challenge between reigning Tetley’s Super League Champions Bradford Bulls and current NRL Telstra Premiers Newcastle Knights will take place on Friday 1st February 2002.
Rugby league - 29 Oct 2001
Guinness, owned by international drinks giant, Guinness UDV will sponsor next month's three Test match series against World Champions Australia and have become the new sponsors for the Great Britain team.
Rugby league - 03 Sep 2001
At their meeting in Huddersfield today, the 12 Super League clubs unanimously agreed that they would object to any proposal to transfer London Broncos' membership of Super League to Leigh Centurions RLFC or any other northern based club.
Rugby league - 10 Aug 2001
Leeds Rhinos have today announced that they have agreed a world record fee with Cardiff RUFC and the Welsh Rugby Football Union for their captain Iestyn Harris, 25. Harris, who has been ruled out for the rest of season with a hand injury, will join Cardiff with immediate effect.
Rugby league - 09 Aug 2001
This year’s Northern Ford Premiership Grand Final winners Widnes Vikings will be promoted to the Tetley’s Super League for the 2002 season.
Rugby league - 01 Aug 2001
At their meeting on Wednesday 8th August at Halifax, the 12 member clubs in the Tetley’s Super League are to discuss the principle of putting in place an independent Board of Directors, following a proposal from the London Broncos club.
Rugby league - 01 Aug 2001
The Rugby League Council today received a preliminary report from the Strategic Planning Committee concerning the future structure of the sport.
Rugby league - 26 Jul 2001
Sir Rodney Walker, the chairman of the Rugby Football League, today indicated that he might be prepared to seek a governmental intervention to prevent the loss of the sport’s star players to Rugby Union.
Rugby league - 19 Jul 2001
The Chairman of the Rugby Football League, Sir Rodney Walker, today responded to reports emanating from Australia that top Super League clubs could switch to play rugby union in the near future.
Rugby league - 13 Jul 2001
The Welsh Rugby Union is delighted to announce 'the biggest and best' domestic television and radio rights deal in its history.
Rugby league - 11 Jul 2001
The National Rugby League Partnership Executive Committee has agreed to maintain existing funding levels of $2.5million per club in the 2002 competition.
Rugby league - 04 Jun 2001
The Rugby Football League has appointed Specialist of Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, to be their official travel agent. The Board of Directors gave clearance for the sports travel specialists to be responsible for the RFL's overseas and domestic travel arrangements.
Rugby league - 25 May 2001
Yorkshire Television won the Regional Sports Programme of the Year – Entertainment award with their programme ‘Rugby League Raw’ at the Royal Television Society Awards 2000 at the Hilton Park Lane Hotel, London last night.
Rugby league - 23 May 2001
The Origin Game between Yorkshire and Lancashire is receiving tremendous sponsorship support from a number of major companies.
Rugby league - 18 May 2001
The Rugby Football League has been forced to switch the first and second Test match venues for November’s showdown with reigning World Champions Australia.
Rugby league - 09 May 2001
Emirates Airline today (09.05.01) announced their sponsorship of the London and Wales Sevens at Twickenham. The two UK legs of the International Rugby Board's World Sevens Series, will be known as the Emirates Airline London Sevens and Emirates Airline Wales Sevens.
Rugby league - 29 Mar 2001
Classic Sportswear- a Sydney based manufacturer since 1934 has arrived as a player on the highly competitive global sports apparel market after having secured a long term, exclusive supply agreement with the Great Britain’s Rugby Football League (RFL). This landmark agreement covers both the official on field apparel and official training gear as well as the exclusive retail sales of all authentic merchandise.
Rugby league - 13 Mar 2001
England’s Under 21 stars will have a chance to cut their international teeth when they play South Africa in a two-match series later this year.
Rugby league - 13 Mar 2001
Sportal Australia has confirmed its status as Australia's leading online sports content provider by launching leading-edge Internet sites for two of Australia's leading football clubs.
Rugby league - 12 Mar 2001
Wigan's JJB Stadium will host its first Silk Cut Challenge Cup semi-final on Saturday, March 31 when reigning Tetley's Super League champions and World Club Challenge winners St Helens face last year's beaten Murrayfield finalists Leeds Rhinos.
Rugby league - 02 Mar 2001
Tonight’s thrilling local derby between Wigan Warriors and Warrington Wolves at the JJB Stadium (Kick Off 8.00PM) is now the opening match of Tetley’s Super League VI after the game between Bradford Bulls and St Helens was postponed earlier this morning due to a frozen pitch.
Rugby league - 16 Feb 2001
Super League (Europe) Limited is pleased to announce that, at the Annual General Meeting of clubs held today in Halifax, Shane Richardson has been elected to the company’s Board of Directors.
Rugby league - 08 Feb 2001
Sydney, Australia, February 2nd, 2001 – The National Rugby League (NRL), today has announced that it has signed an agreement with Allsport, the world’s premier sports photograph resource, as its official photographic agency. Under this agreement, Allsport will provide NRL with photographic services from every NRL premier, state of origin and international match for a minimum of the next three seasons.
Rugby league - 07 Feb 2001
Following talks between Greg McCallum, the Rugby League’s Director of Rugby, and representatives of the French Federation in London yesterday, French clubs are to be allowed to take home advantage from the Silk Cut Challenge Cup in 2002.
Rugby league - 06 Feb 2001
The Rugby Football League has collected a major award from Sportsmatch, the government sports sponsorship agency, for its work in development at grass root levels.
Rugby league - 02 Feb 2001
Super League (Europe) Limited (SLE) have moved into new offices in Leeds city centre - and they will be shortly joined there by members of the Rugby Football League’s (RFL) Marketing Department.
Rugby league - 30 Jan 2001
BBC have completed their selection of ties from the Silk Cut Challenge Cup fourth round draw for broadcast over the weekend of February 10-11.
Rugby league - 27 Nov 2000
Tetley’s Bitter Super League VI Begins March 2001
Rugby league - 23 Nov 2000
Scottish Rugby Scores £2m TV Deal with SMG
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