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Rugby union - 24 Jan 2003
The Fiji Rugby Union said Tuesday it had secured the agreement of Carlton Brewery Fiji Ltd that the brewery would immediately withdraw all forms of advertising that 'were misleadingly suggesting to consumers' that CBF was a sponsor of the FRU.
Rugby union - 14 Jan 2003
Scottish Rugby is delighted to announce a new three-year six-figure sponsorship agreement with Carlsberg-Tetley.
Rugby union - 16 Dec 2002
The RFUW (Rugby Football Union for Women) have appointed Perfect Motion Sports Marketing to act on their behalf with regards to all sponsorship matters.
Rugby union - 03 Dec 2002
Leading menswear brand Hackett has introduced a new limited edition Rugby Football Union 'England Rose' clothing range.
Rugby union - 05 Nov 2002
The Welsh Rugby Union today announced a major and significant new three-year sponsorship deal with banking giant Lloyds TSB.
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
Premier Rugby, the umbrella organisation responsible for the 12 elite rugby clubs in England, today confirmed that they will not be supporting the IRB Northern v. Southern Hemisphere match being played at Twickenham on 30th November 2002.
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 - 12 Sep 2002
The Sunday Times has signed an exclusive agreement to become the Official Newspaper of England Rugby - the joint venture between the Rugby Football Union and Premier Rugby. The three year deal takes immediate effect and underlines England Rugby's objective of seeking ground breaking opportunities in the sponsorship industry.
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 - 04 Sep 2002
Jacques Laurans (62), Vice President of the Federation Française du Rugby, was today elected Chairman of the Six Nations’ Committee. His three-year term of office begins with immediate effect.
Rugby union - 04 Sep 2002
The world's best-known hotel brand becomes the first hotel company to 'tackle' sponsorship of the RFU by signing a deal worth in excess of £1m.
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 - 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.
Rugby union - 01 Nov 2001
The Rugby Football Union and Mentzendorff & Co. Ltd. have announced a five year deal which makes Champagne Bollinger the sole champagne for all the major matches at Twickenham.
Rugby union - 29 Oct 2001
Octagon Movie & Media, the sports sponsorship and media sales agency, has been re-appointed by the RFU (Rugby Football Union) to handle Twickenham’s advertising signage opportunities. In addition, Octagon Movie & Media has invested in a new advertising rotational panel system to enhance the stadium’s advertising impact and appeal.
Rugby union - 22 Oct 2001
Octagon has been appointed by Parker Pen to help them leverage their £3,000,000 investment in European Club Rugby.
Rugby union - 26 Sep 2001
The South African Rugby Football Union today appointed Mr Mveleli Ncula as its new Chief Executive Officer. This appointment was made by the SARFU Executive Committee at its meeting held in Cape Town this morning.
Rugby union - 12 Sep 2001
Guinness and London Irish RFC have announced a new three-year partnership which sees the famous black brew continue as the Club’s official beer.
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 - 07 Aug 2001
The South African Rugby Football Union (SARFU) has approved the establishment of a business arm to manage all of its commercial activities locally and internationally.
Rugby union - 06 Aug 2001
The RFU and Premier Rugby announce that, following completion of the eight year agreement between them establishing England Rugby as their partnership company for managing professional rugby, they have now reached agreement with Sky Sports and BBC Sport over the terms of a new TV agreement covering England’s internationals (other than Six Nations), the Zurich Premiership, the Zurich Championship, the National Cup and other RFU Competitions and matches.
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 - 14 May 2001
Premier Rugby today released the fixture list for the 2001/2002 season. The fixture list has been made public earlier than in recent years and sees an end to scheduled midweek matches.
Rugby union - 08 May 2001
The Rugby Football League have reached agreement with the Scottish Rugby Football Union to play the 2002 Challenge Cup Final at Murrayfield.
Rugby union - 26 Mar 2001
The world's favourite airline is flying the Springboks, after SARFU awarded British Airways the high-profile contract as its official carrier.
Rugby union - 21 Mar 2001
Premier Rugby and the Professional Rugby Players Association (PRA) today announced a new joint venture company called the 'Premier Rugby Partnership'.
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
Following a number of inquiries from supporters, the SRU would like to confirm that the Scotland v Italy match in the Lloyds TSB Six Nations Championship on Saturday 17 March at Murrayfield (kick-off 4pm) is ON.
Rugby union - 23 Feb 2001
DURBAN - Marriott has teamed up with the South African Rugby Football Union (SARFU) to sponsor South Africa's rugby referees for the next three years. The new sponsorship was announced in Durban today.
Rugby union - 06 Feb 2001
Patrick Wolff, vice-Chairman of Ligue Nationale de Rugby, was today elected as chairman of the European Professional Club Rugby Association - the body formed to allow the top European clubs to share ideas and best practices and discuss the way forward for the club game in Europe.
Rugby union - 11 Jan 2001
English Rugby Union in Rosy Garden Claim
Rugby union - 14 Dec 2000
Top European Rugby Clubs Form New Association
Rugby union - 06 Dec 2000
Premier Rugby Signs Sportscard as Credit Card Sponsor
Rugby union - 06 Dec 2000
Australian Rules Football Club Teams up With Sportal
Rugby union - 05 Dec 2000
NTL in Programme and Sponsorship Deal With British Lions
Rugby union - 10 Oct 2000
Scottish Rugby Union Appoints Sportsworld
Rugby union - 27 Sep 2000
Volkswagen in South African Rugby Sponsorship Deal
Rugby union - 11 Sep 2000
Union Appoints Public Relations Agency
Rugby union - 14 Aug 2000
Ford Extend English Rugby Union Sponsorship
Rugby union - 18 May 2000
Inaugural African Rugby Championship to kick off in June
Rugby union - 17 Apr 2000
Rugby union - 05 Apr 2000
Rugby union - 21 Mar 2000
Rugby union - 07 Mar 2000
Rugby union - 10 Feb 2000
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