Bob Casey

  • Casey Leaves London Irish

    London Irish chief executive, Bob Casey has resigned and will leave the club this summer to return to Ireland. The former Exiles’ captain had a distinguished 10 year playing career with the club between 2002 and 2012. On his retirement from playing in summer 2012, Casey joined Powerday plc, the recycling and environmental waste management group, as their senior business development manager. He returned to the club as operations director in 2014 and was appointed chief executive in 2015. Frank...

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  • London Irish Appoint Two Circles To Improve Marketing

    London Irish have appointed Two Circles, the data-driven sports agency, to play a key role in improving the club's marketing strategy. The announcement follows on from the appointment of former captain and Ireland international Bob Casey as operations director. Casey’s newly created role spans both the club’s rugby and commercial activities. Two Circles will look to target the clubs traditional fanbase and developing closer links with its loyal supporters. Casey said: "We have been extremely...

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  • Exiles Recruit Bailey From Tigers

    ... Crossan, digital communications executive Mike Stanton and marketing and communications assistant Lauren Cansick. The department will be responsible for the club’s marketing, media and public relations, website and social media and chief executive Bob Casey is delighted to have Bailey on board. “First class marketing and communications are fundamental to the future success of the club, in particular to relations with all our stakeholders. We’re pleased to have recruited Christine Bailey t...

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  • Crossan on London Irish

    Inciteful interview and profile in Irish Times (May 4th) with Mick Crossan the Chairman of London Irish:   http://www.irishtimes.com/sport/rugby/crossan-and-Casey-put-the-irish-back-in-london-irish-1.2198649 Read also: http://www.runningrugby.com/accounts-funding-and-financial-services/crossan-completes-london-irish-takeover/ http://www.runningrugby.com/accounts-funding-and-financial-services/exiles-aiming-high-after-takeover/...

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  • Casey Confident Exiles Have The Platform For Success

    Bob Casey may have retired from playing just three short years ago but he has now risen to the position of CEO at London Irish and is confident that the club is ready to make major strides under his stewardship. The former Irish international lock, who won seven caps for his country between 1999 and 2009, has been unveiled as the Exiles’ new chief executive this week after spending the last six months as operations director and previously performing the role of rugby development director when...

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  • London Irish Step Closer To Brentford Move

    ... ground-share plans. Brentford hope to leave their Griffin Park home and move to the 20,000-capacity stadium in August 2019. London Irish have longer-term commitments in Reading, but it is reported that they have an option to break their lease at Madjeski. Bob Casey, London Irish chief executive said: “The Council's decision is very encouraging news for London Irish and is a further step towards a return to our roots in London. “The ability for a professional rugby club to also play at the n...

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  • Former Saint Robson Joins Irish As Non-Exec Chairman

    London Irish have appointed former Northampton chief executive, Allan Robson as its new non-executive chairman. Robson brings a wealth of experience to London Irish gathered from nearly three decades of working within professional football and rugby union. The bulk of his career in the sector was spent at Northampton Saints where he was chief executive between 2007 and 2017, the club’s most successful period both on and off the pitch. Robson was also a board director of Premiership Rugby for 1...

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  • First Ever Overseas Premiership Match Set For March

    ... Nations and tickets go on sale this Friday via Ticketmaster priced between £32 and £163. London Irish are currently looking into supporter packages but flights to New York that weekend are available at under £300 return at the moment. London Irish CEO Bob Casey added: “This is an enormous opportunity for London Irish and a chance for our Club to gain exposure in one of the biggest sporting cities in the world. The New York region has a significant Irish community and is renowned for its an...

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  • Top 20 Stories Of 2015

    ... million and potentially up to £25 million in the long run, while Atomic Sport gave us a case study on Leinster’s data-led, integrated approach to selling season tickets for the 2015/16 season. In the summer, Running Rugby spoke to London Irish CEO Bob Casey about the transformation of the club behind the scenes, we learned that it costs the home unions somewhere in the region of £1 million per year to run an international sevens side and we heard from Rosslyn Park managing director Shaun Ju...

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  • Know your rights

    ADRIAN HOUSTOUN of Kingston Smith LLP looks at image rights and changes in pensions which clubs need to be aware of   The appointment of the new England football coach Fabio Capello in December and Avram Grant at Chelsea earlier in the season generated discussion concerning the question of tax and promotional services, which are usually called image rights. I saw one report suggesting that football coaches do not have an image. I don’t agree with that, everyone has an image, but some are wort...

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