Championship

  • Rob Andrew Hails Growing Championship Brand

    Rob Andrew speaks about the Championship and its growing brand. Click the link below to view. Rob Andrew Hails Growing Championship Brand

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  • Championship Clubs Challenge RFU

    RFU Championship clubs are in dispute with the Rugby Football Union (RFU) over the failure to provide funding they claim was promised to them in an agreement following the makeover of the second tier of English rugby. According to the Daily Telegraph, the clubs say they are each owed £77,000 for the last three seasons, but the RFU has said that the figures, £295,000 per club in 2009-10 increasing to £400,000 in 2015-16, were only estimates. The newspaper also reported that the clubs were expe...

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  • PRL To Lead Championship's Commercial Progress?

    The Rugby Paper has reported that Aviva Premiership chief executive Mark McCafferty has floated the prospect of a takeover of the Championship after accusing the Rugby Football Union of neglecting the second-tier league. McCafferty claims that Championship clubs are not being adequately rewarded for their role in developing the league and providing players for the Premiership. Teams in the Championship currently receive annual funding of £365,000 from a central pot of £4.4m. The RFU contribute...

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  • Greene King To Sponsor RFU Championship

    Brewing giant Greene King are set to become the first title sponsor of the RFU Championship in a three-year deal believed to be worth £1.2m, according to The Rugby Paper. The Greene King IPA Championship will launch in September with three ‘magic weekend’ double-headers played at neutral venues in the south-west, south-east and midlands/north, creating a ‘23rd game’ on top of the 22-match regular season. Sandy Park, home of the Exeter Chiefs, is likely to be the venue for Bristol v Corn...

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  • The Co-operative sign new 3 year deal with The RFL

    The Co-operative have signed a new three-year sponsorship deal with the Rugby Football League which has seen the National 1 and National 2 competitions being renamed The Co-operative Championship and Championship One. Their backing for the competition below Super League will now runs through to the end of the 2012 season and means that, despite the economic downturn, the RFL have long-term contracts in place for all their domestic competitions. Clubs in the Co-operative competitions will be play...

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  • Championship Play-Offs Set To Be Scrapped

    The controversial Championship play-offs are set to be discarded as part of a new £220m, eight-year agreement between Premiership Rugby and the RFU, according to The Rugby Paper. As first reported in April, the new deal will see top-flight clubs double their existing £110m RFU funding deal which was brokered in 2008. Academy boundary disputes involving Wasps, Worcester, London Irish and Saracens have been resolved and Premiership Rugby’s desire to bin the Championship play-offs in favour of...

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  • RFU and Championship Clubs Committee Reach Funding Agreement

    The Rugby Football Union (RFU) and the Championship Clubs Committee have agreed a new funding structure which will run from the 2012/13 season up to and including 2015/16. The funding will increase steadily on the condition that the clubs continue to participate in the English Qualified Players scheme, which rules that a club must field 15 English qualified players in a match day 22. Additional funding will be provided for the British and Irish Cup through travel assistance and for the first tim...

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  • Betfred Extend Sponsorship To Championship And League 1

    The UK based bookmakers, Betfred have extended their rugby league involvement by taking naming rights to Championship and League 1 until the end of the 2019 season. They now sponsor all three professional tiers of the sport in the UK. Betfred have two years remaining on their Super League title sponsorship agreement. Rugby League Express have suggested that the Betfred contract was worth £750k (€843k) in its first year to Super League, rising by £100k in each successive year to the end of 20...

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  • U20 Championship Heading To Manchester

    Manchester is set to host the 2016 World Rugby U20 Championship after the Rugby Football Union (RFU) won the rights to host the event. The tournament, which is currently taking place in four locations across Italy, will be staged at the AJ Bell Stadium and the Manchester City Academy Stadium in June 2016. The Rugby World Cup is taking place in England later this year and RFU chief executive Ian Ritchie thinks that winning the rights to host the World Rugby U20 Championship next year as well will...

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  • Approaches To Championship Players Extended To Six Months

    The RFU has altered regulations to extend the period during which new employer clubs can approach Championship players. From this season, approaches may be made six months before the end of a current contract (January 1st in most cases), which brings the Championship in line with the Premiership. The previous restriction was that no approach could be made to recruit a Championship player until within three months of the contract end (normally April 1st). Clubs, players and their agents are likel...

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