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Rugby union - 04 Mar 2016 - Sponsorship
Technology Company Ricoh has been today announced as an Official Partner of GUINNESSS PRO12 side Glasgow Warriors.
Rugby union - 10 Nov 2010 - Sponsorship
London, 10 November 2010 – Marsh, the world’s leading insurance broker and risk adviser, has broadened its already close association rugby in England by becoming the official insurance broker of the Rugby Football Union (RFU) and a sponsor of the RFU’s extensive Community Rugby programme.
Rugby union - 23 Jul 2010 - Sponsorship
Couchmans LLP, the leading specialist sports law firm, has acted for insurance and financial services giant Aviva in its groundbreaking deal to become title sponsor of Aviva Premiership Rugby.
Rugby union - 08 Oct 2009 - Sponsorship
Irish Rugby players emerged as the most marketable sports stars in Ireland in 2009, with Brian O’Driscoll identified as Ireland’s most admired sports personality in a new study carried out by leading marketing consultants Onside Sponsorship.
Rugby union - 15 Jan 2007
The British & Irish Lions today announced the appointment of Accelerate as their exclusive commercial broker and sponsorship managers for the 2009 tour to South Africa.
Rugby union - 02 Nov 2006
Rugby World Cup Limited has begun the tender process for a Broadband Subscription Services provider for the IRB Rugby World Cup 2007.
Rugby union - 02 May 2006
The International Rugby Board (IRB) today announced that Vediorbis, a leading recruitment company in France, has been appointed as Tournament Sponsor of Rugby World Cup 2007.
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 - 07 Mar 2006
The SRU Chief Executive, Gordon McKie addressed a Special General Meeting at Murrayfield yesterday and updated the clubs present on how the governing body is modernising as a business and becoming more accountable to all its key stakeholders.
Rugby union - 07 Feb 2006
The International Rugby Board (IRB) announced today that it has appointed Frontier Group (UK) to oversee all implementation and management of their Emirates Airline 3-year multi-million pound sponsorship deal that sees the Dubai based airline become the first official shirt sponsor of the IRB international referees.
Rugby union - 27 Jan 2006
Specialised digital sports agency Aura Sports and Mindshare Interaction, today announced that they had reached agreement for Land Rover to sponsor a free-to-enter Six Nations Fantasy game, hosted on Rugby Union website, <A href=""></A>
Rugby union - 13 Jan 2006
The International Rugby Board today announced the format of the Pacific Five Nations tournament that will involve the national teams from Tier 2 Unions Fiji, Japan, Samoa, and Tonga plus a NZ representative side.
Rugby union - 05 Oct 2005
Land Rover is proud to announce the renewal of their long-standing sponsorship of England Rugby and Premier Rugby for a further three years.
Rugby union - 12 Sep 2005
The new partnership between Scottish Rugby and VisitScotland is continuing with the launch of a Scotland Rugby presence on the tourist board’s stand at London’s Heathrow Airport.
Rugby union - 16 Aug 2005
Professional rugby in Scotland was given a boost today when VisitScotland announced a three year, six figure sponsorship deal with Scottish Rugby.
Rugby union - 12 Aug 2005
CAPE TOWN – SA Rugby has paid tribute to supporters, sponsors and players for helping the Springbok brand attain Superbrand level – giving it iconic commercial value status among its peers around the world.
Rugby union - 20 May 2005
Land Rover has announced their sponsorship of the British &amp; Irish Lions Rugby Union team in a deal that will see the iconic four-wheel drive manufacturer installed as the ‘Official Vehicle to the British &amp; Irish Lions’ for their eagerly anticipated summer tour of New Zealand.
Rugby union - 08 Dec 2004
Scottish Rugby is proud to announce a tie up with menswear fashion label Eden Park to dress the Scotland team in formalwear.
Rugby union - 22 Nov 2004
Saracens, one of the top English Premiership rugby clubs, have announced a sponsorship agreement with Saab Great Britain Ltd – one of the UK’s leading car manufacturers.
Rugby union - 09 Nov 2004
Scottish Rugby has secured another significant partnership. Real Radio, Scotland's No 1 commercial radio station, is today announced as the official radio partner of the Scotland rugby team.
Rugby union - 04 Nov 2004
British Airways has today been named as the official airline of the Scotland international rugby team.
Rugby union - 22 Oct 2004
Premier Rugby and Zurich today confirmed that Zurich has given an early indication to Premier Rugby that it is to end its eight year association as main sponsors of the Zurich Premiership when its current contract ends (end of 2005/06 season).
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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 03 Sep 2004
Saracens, one of the major English Premiership rugby clubs, and SG Warrants part of the Equity Derivatives business of the Corporate and Investment Banking arm of the Société Générale group, announced a major three-year club sponsorship agreement.
Rugby union - 01 Sep 2004
Lloyds TSB Scotland was today announced as the sponsor for Scottish Rugby's under-18 youth league cup - a competition vital for nurturing the adult rugby players of tomorrow.
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 - 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 - 05 Aug 2004
Saracens have signed a two-year sponsorship agreement with UniBond. As part of the deal, the UniBond logo will appear across the back of the Zurich Premiership club's playing and replica shirts for the next two seasons.
Rugby union - 26 Jul 2004
The Borders are delighted to announce GB Telecom as their new main sponsor for the 2004/05 season. GB Telecom is a Galashiels based telecommunications company that has been involved as associate sponsors with The Borders since their inception in 2002.
Rugby union - 20 Jul 2004
Saracens, one of the top English Premiership rugby clubs, have announced a major three-year club sponsorship agreement with Man Group plc, the leading global provider of alternative investment products and solutions as well as one of the world’s largest futures brokers.
Rugby union - 07 Jul 2004
Edinburgh Rugby is delighted to announce that Magners Original Irish Cider will become its main sponsor for the coming season 2004/05.
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 - 21 Jun 2004
The enthusiasm of the Scottish public for the IRB Under 21 World Championship was confirmed in style this afternoon when the cumulative attendance at last year's tournament in England was surpassed - by the end of the pool matches.
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 - 02 Jun 2004
Fixtures are confirmed today for Scotland's three Test matches this autumn in a series sponsored by Abbey.
Rugby union - 26 May 2004
Scottish Rugby is delighted to announce that Intelligence Finance will sponsor the IRB U21 World Championship to be held in Scotland next month.
Rugby union - 21 May 2004
The 2005 Heineken Cup Final will be staged at the home of Scottish Rugby, Murrayfield.
Rugby union - 21 May 2004
Toyota Ireland - Ireland's leading motor vehicle distributor - is delighted to announce it is to take over the sponsorship of the Munster senior provincial rugby team for the three year period starting in June 2004.
Rugby union - 11 May 2004
Scottish Rugby is delighted to announce today that it has secured a new substantial seven-figure sponsorship deal with The Famous Grouse, which will see the country's No 1 whisky brand continue to back the Scotland rugby team for the next three years through until the 2007 Rugby World Cup.
Rugby union - 28 Apr 2004
A record income, significant achievements on the field, and the undertaking of several important projects were the highlights of the 2003 year for the New Zealand Rugby Union.
Rugby union - 26 Apr 2004
Zurich announced today that they are to be the official shirt sponsor for next summer's British & Irish Lions' Tour to New Zealand.
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 - 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 - 25 Mar 2004
The Welsh Rugby Union is delighted to announce a new four year extension to its contract with kit manufacturers Reebok. The new deal will run through the next World Cup campaign in 2007 and up to 2008.
Rugby union - 22 Mar 2004
March 22, 2004, London:- NIG, one of the UK's leading insurance providers, is to become an Official Partner of the England Sevens Team.
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