Dawn Knowles

  • Super League Season Ticket Sales Hotting Up

    With just a fortnight to go until the Dawn of the new Super League season, it’s time for clubs to assess how their season ticket sales have gone and start one final push to fill the terraces for the forthcoming campaign. Inevitably, there are some big winners and some significant losers when you compare the current sales totals to those at a similar time last year and the overall sales totals for previous seasons with treble winners Leeds unsurprisingly riding the crest of a wave and Hull FC s...

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  • Non-Profit Supporters Trust Takes The Reins At Salford

    A consortium of supporters has officially completed the takeover of Salford Red Devils through a new not-for-profit holding company, Salford RD Holdings. The group has taken over the ownership and control of the club from former owner Marwan Koukash. The RFL has approved the deal which sees ownership pass to the consortium, which has been established to represent fans and the Salford community. The four members of the board of Salford RD Holdings are: Andrew Rosler – owner of Ideal Corporate S...

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  • Pop-Up Ticket Offices To Spring From New Technology

    The Dawn of a new season is almost upon us and ticket offices across the country have been enjoying their busiest and most fruitful periods but a new technology is set to offer clubs the chance to increase their ticketing revenues even further. Buying tickets online is nothing new, and printing them at home or using an e-ticket are options available in some instances, but now a fully integrated mobile system is set to allow ticket office staff to take their work on the road and create pop-up sho...

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  • Judgement Day III Breaks Ticket Sales Record

    Ticket sales for the third edition of Judgement Day, the Guinness Pro12 regional double header involving all four Welsh regions, have surpassed the record set in 2013. The inaugural Judgement Day fixture at the Millennium Stadium in 2013 attracted a 36,000 strong crowd, the highest to date, but that record will be broken this year with over 37,500 fans having already purchased their tickets for the event on April 25. Welsh Rugby Union chairman Gareth Davies has issued a rallying cry to fans to...

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  • Relegated Bulls Add Tetley's As Official Partner

    Bradford Bulls have announced a three-year partnership with Tetley's (Carlsberg UK) as the recently relegated club prepare for life in the Championship. The new agreement will see the group, which incorporates both Tetley's and Carlsberg, become the official beer of the Bulls until at least the end of 2017. Tetley's already sponsor the Challenge Cup and are also the official beer of the Super League. They also once served as sponsors of the Bulls and will re-establish their partnership with the...

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  • IMG To Sell Champions Cup World TV Rights

    A deal has been reached for distribution company IMG Media to broker the distribution of worldwide broadcasting rights for the inaugural Champions Cup and Challenge Cup. The firm has signed a four-year contract with European Professional Club Rugby (EPCR) to sell live rights and highlights. Some sources suggest that the deal should increase revenues from the European competitions by £14million (approx €17m). EPCR executive committee member Bruce Craig said: "This new partnership with IMG come...

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  • McCafferty And Co Say Start Of Champions Cup Is Just The Dawn Of A New Era

    The new European Rugby Champions Cup kicked off last weekend to much fanfare on both of the UK broadcasting partners BT Sport and Sky Sports and the man who did more than most to make the vision a reality says that is very much just the beginning. Watching Munster secure a victory with a dramatic late drop goal or Leinster or Leicester notching up home wins or Treviso shipping 40 points, you could be forgiven for thinking that not much has changed. And the presence of the same staff organising t...

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  • RFL Confirm Summer League Structure for 2012

    The Rugby Football League (RFL) has confirmed how the first fully integrated summer-based season for the whole sport will look when it kicks off in March 2012.Over 80 per cent of all Rugby League teams in this country will be playing between March and November in this newly-aligned four-tier pyramid structure.The RFL’s director of participation David Gent said: “The whole sport of Rugby League will benefit from having an integrated playing calendar which covers both the professional and com...

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  • Bulls Go Bust, But "Rugby League Needs Bradford"

    Bradford Bulls have ceased trading and released all staff. No last gasp rescue package could be found between the administrators and a number of bidding parties to take ownership of the existing company, its assets and liabilities. The club will cease to exist in that form, but there may be a new Dawn for rugby league in Bradford as the RFL (currently the landlords of Odsal Stadium) are supportive of a new company taking over and continuing to compete in the Championship, albeit starting the sea...

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  • Constant Pitch

    A rugby pitch used 12 months of the year by both codes represents a tough challenge for a groundsman. Christopher Irvine talks turf with Headingley’s Jason Booth   Play rugby league and rugby union on one pitch, which amounts to over 70 matches a year, and you’ve got trouble. “It's like trying to keep two wives happy," according to Jason Booth, the rugby head groundsman at Headingley Carnegie.  The other confession of the Leeds groundsman is that Headingley, unlike most pitches at profes...

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