Catapult Sports

  • Catapult To Supply Super League And England

    Catapult Sports will provide leading athlete performance technology to all twelve Super League clubs and the England team in 2018 in a league-wide deal done with the RFL. Catapult will supply 390 S5 tracking units and embed the company’s monitoring platform amongst all twelve teams for training and matches. The co-operation will also explore live match-day tracking using Catapult’s ClearSky technology. The partnership will also investigate data commercialisation opportunities to use live met...

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  • McCoy And Shelton Join Kitman Labs

    Sports science technology company Kitman Labs has appointed Gary McCoy of Catapult Sports as senior director of Sports science and performance and Andy Shelton of Leicester Tigers as applied Sports scientist. The firm, which already works with the likes of the Detroit Pistons, Miami Dolphins and the Ireland international rugby side, helps teams prevent Sports injuries and is looking to raise awareness of the its data-driven technology and expand in the US in particular. McCoy will lead the compa...

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  • England and Wales Seek the Edge

    ... with practically every professional Sports team using performance analysis in some form. GPSports was founded in 2001 by Adrian Faccioni; it was the first performance analysis company and has since become one of the top two market leaders along with Catapult Sports. GPSports clients include the All Blacks, Australia and the British and Irish Lions. Faccioni believes that the industry has evolved an enormous amount: “Certainly in our space 10 years ago there wasn't much more than video analysi...

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  • RWC Influences Sports Tech Awards Short List

    The Rugby World Cup has had a strong influence on rugby-oriented submissions for the 2016 Sports Technology Awards shortlist, which was announced recently. The nominees in the running for their work at rugby's global showpiece event last year include:  World Rugby & Hawk-Eye Innovations - Rugby World Cup 2015 for Best Use of Technology by a Rights Holder, Broadcaster or Governing Body Toshiba and the Rugby World Cup 2015 for Best Partnership in a Single Sport Rugby World Cup 2015 - Omnigon...

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  • Eagles Appoint Jones As CEO

    Sheffield Eagles have revealed that former Featherstone Rovers CEO Ken Jones has joined the club as chief executive, while Mark Aston has the new job title of director of rugby. The club have recruited business consultant Jones, who has been managing director of several successful businesses and recently worked with Featherstone as director and chair of their foundation, with a view to strengthening the club's off field operations.The move allows Aston to become director of rugby and focus o...

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  • Fans to finance Premiership dream

    James Hutchison has come up with a scheme which could Catapult a grassroots club into the Premiership using finances from ordinary rugby fans. He has founded Our Rugby Club with the intention of making a significant investment in a club to enable them to purchase state-of-the-art training equipment, attract new players and coaches and provide everything required to transform the club and move up through the leagues. The finances come from Our Rugby Club members who pay an annual subscription of...

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  • Ram team up with Sky Sports Experience

    Ram International Ltd have signed an exclusive deal with Sports Experiences to bring affordable, well organised overseas tours for Rugby, Cricket and Hockey to clubs and schools all over the UK. Sports Experiences are already well known for the annual International Junior Rugby Festival, which they hold at Disneyland Resort Paris every Easter.  It has been phenomenally successful with over 500 children participating each year and with many international rugby stars involved. All tourists bookin...

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  • Irish Sports Council Recognise RLI

    Rugby league has become the latest sport to be recognised by the Irish Sports Council with approval of Rugby League Ireland as a national governing body. The recognition will allow RLI to further develop the sport of rugby league throughout Ireland and will also allow the organisation to apply for funding from the Sports Council. RLI originally applied to the Sports Council in 2011 and began a two-year probation period on the 31 October of that year. The recognition comes just two months after...

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  • Global Sports Symposium: Discussion Panel - Teams as Brands

    Couretesy of Global Sports Jobs, a discussion panel at the Global Sports Symposium looking at how Sports teams and leagues position themselves within the market. Moderated by Dr. Sue Bridgewater, professor at the University of Liverpool, featured on the panel are London Irish commercial director Jim O'Toole and RFL senior commercial manager Gary Linke. Originally published on Global Sports Jobs....

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  • Gabby Logan joins Perform's board of directors

    Perform has announced Sports broadcaster Gabby Logan has become a board director sor the Sports content producer. As one of the UK's leading Sports journalists, with commitments including BBC's Match of the Day and its Six Nations Rugby coverage, the Sports media business said it hoped to tap into her knowledge of the Sports world. To read more please click here......

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