Aviva

  • Aviva Renew With Premiership For Just One More Year

    Aviva has extended its title sponsorship of the English Premiership, the top tier of rugby union in the country despite having given notice in May 2016 that it would not be renewing. The new one-year deal will cover the 2017-18 season, which will mark Aviva’s eighth as title sponsor. Then insurance company first signed up in 2010 to a deal that was said to be worth £20m. A three year extension was agreed in 2014. Premiership Rugby has another year to find an alternative. The league had engage...

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  • Aviva Extend Stadium Naming Rights Until 2025

    Aviva Ireland have extended their naming rights agreement for Dublin's Aviva Stadium until 2025. The insurance company has been a partner to the IRFU and FAI who play their home games at the venue since 2010 in a deal reported at the time to be worth €4m per year (£3.5m). Aviva also sponsors and supports two successful grassroots programmes – the IRFU's Mini Rugby Festivals and the FAI's Soccer Sisters programme. No monetary value has been reported for this new contract, but at the outset o...

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  • Premiership Crowd Boost Since RWC

    Attendance figures for the Aviva Premiership have increased since the end of the Rugby World Cup 2011. Crowds have risen 10 per cent since the showpiece tournament ended in November. With 255,495 people attending rounds 7-10 this year compared to 231,842 from 2010. "The Aviva Premiership has never been in a stronger position," said Premiership Rugby chief executive Mark McCafferty. "The battle at both the top and bottom of the Aviva Premiership is compelling and fans are voting with their feet....

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  • Premiership Final to Air Live on talkSPORT

    talkSPORT has agreed a deal with Premiership Rugby to broadcast live commentary of the Aviva Premiership semi-finals and final. All three matches will be broadcast live on talkSPORT, either on air or online, with both semi finals taking place on Saturday 12 May and the highlight of the domestic rugby season, the Aviva Premiership final, played at Twickenham on Saturday 26 May. talkSPORT will also continue to provide live reports from Aviva Premiership rugby games in the weeks leading up to the...

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  • Lansdowne Road becomes Aviva Stadium

    Hibernian Aviva, Ireland’s largest insurance company, has secured the naming rights to the redeveloped Lansdowne Road ground which will now be called Aviva Stadium. The company have taken on the naming rights for a 10-year period and will provide investment support to the Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU) and the Football Association of Ireland (FAI) for their grassroots programmes.. From the outset the IRFU and the FAI stated that the naming rights would be an important element in the funding...

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  • Premiership TV Audience Soars

    BT Sport's first month of coverage of the Aviva Premiership has been labelled “an outstanding success” with viewing figures up by 90 per cent on last season. The 16 live games shown so far have recorded an average viewing figure of almost double that of last year, when the games were shown on ESPN and Sky Sports. Leicester Tigers versus Northampton Saints attracted 228,000 at its peak with an average of 179,000 watching the match and Harlequins versus Saracens attracted a peak of 230,000 an...

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  • Falcons Look Set to Avoid the Drop

    The Rugby Football Union have announced today that there will be no promotion from the RFU Championship to the Aviva Premiership this season due to neither London Welsh or Cornish Pirates fulfilling the requirements.  The RFU's Board of Directors has considered the findings of the independent audit report requested by London Welsh, which determines a club’s eligibility for promotion to the Aviva Premiership in line with the Minimum Standards Criteria (MSC). The report, carried out by indepe...

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  • talkSPORT Renews Premiership Rugby Deal

    Premiership Rugby has announced that talkSPORT will continue as an official broadcast partner of the Aviva Premiership for the 2013/14 season. The radio station will broadcast selected games on-air or on talkSPORT.com, as well as providing in game updates and it will also have interviews with players and club representatives during the Weekend Sports Breakfast show (Saturday and Sunday 7am - 11am) and in their dedicated rugby show, Full Contact (Sundays 8pm). The partnership will also be promo...

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  • Over Two Thirds Of Aviva Stadium Sold For Leinster v Munster

    Leinster have announced that 38,000 tickets have been sold for their Guinness Pro12 clash with Munster at the Aviva Stadium this weekend. The annual fixture between the two provinces has taken place in the 50,000 capacity Aviva Stadium every season since 2010 and Leinster are expecting yet another bumper crowd for this weekend's game. Supporters have been advised that tickets are still available either online or in specific locations on the day. Elsewhere, Harlequins have announced that ticket s...

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  • Face-To-Face With... Louisa Cheetham

    Insurance firm Aviva's partnership with rugby union has been a profitable one for the company, claims head of sponsorship Louisa Cheetham in an interview with iSportconnect. Aviva have a naming rights deal for the Aviva Stadium in Dublin as well as main sponsorship of the English Premiership and Cheetham claims their partnership with the Premiership has led to a strong return in terms of net promoter scores, awareness, considerations and trust for their brand. She said: "We work very hard to ta...

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