Derwyn Jones

  • James Grant Group Acquires Waterton Limited

    James Grant Group (JGG), the UK-based TV, music, sport, literary and social talent management company, has acquired leading rugby union agency Waterton Limited, which is owned and managed by Derwyn Jones. The acquisition will see some of the biggest players in world rugby, including the likes of Sam Warburton and James O'Connor, join the James Grant stable of clients. JGG is based in Chiswick and the acquisition of Waterton Limited will enhance the their geographical reach. Derwyn Jones will joi...

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  • Eddie Jones - Saracens

    Eddie Jones has left Saracens to be replaced as director of rugby by Brendan Venter. Jones, a former coach of the Wallabies, is returning to Japanese rugby on a full-time basis to take up the role of general manager with Suntory.

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  • Jones-Buchanan Joins Leeds Charity Board

    Jamie Jones-Buchanan has been confirmed as a trustee on the board of Leeds Rugby Foundation, Leeds Rugby’s official charity. The Rhinos second row is believed to be the first current player to be asked to join a foundation governing body in the sport. Jones-Buchanan said, “It’s great when you’re part of such a prestigious network as the Foundation, you can facilitate people coming together and help make the world move a bit smoother in these times of austerity.” The dual-sport Leeds Ru...

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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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  • ACT Places Jones With Law Firm

    Welsh rugby international Ryan Jones is the latest athlete to take steps to prepare himself for life after professional sport and has now joined law firm Hugh James part time as part of the Athlete Career Transition (ACT). Jones will spend time with the law firm developing business experience and key skills for his future and ACT, which was was founded by former Wales rugby internationals Steve Moore and Andy Moore, has created a pathway for him and other professional athletes to transitio...

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  • Sion Jones Appointed General Manager in North Wales

    Sion Jones has been appointed as general manager of the WRU’s North Wales Development Region. Jones, who has successfully led marketing businesses in south and north Wales and worked in the sector across the UK, Europe, North America and the Middle East, will take up the post at the Parc Eirias home of newly promoted Principality Premiership side RGC 1404 next month, with a clear mandate to strategically drive the young rugby region forwards, on and particularly, off the field. Sion was previo...

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  • "Secret Scoffer" - Warrington Wolves

    Running Rugby's resident "Secret Scoffer" took a trip to the Halliwell Jones Stadium this week, below is what he found:  There have been some subtle changes to the catering arrangements under the main stand at the Halliwell Jones Stadium. Filling in the corners of the ground has created more space on the concourse – and what Warrington have done with it could be a blueprint for others. Apart from the standard issue serveries, there is now on match-days a small, pop-up bar with two hand-pumps...

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  • Top Marque Join Forces With James Grant

    ... (along with Essentially and Esportif). Shaun, Jono and Daren will join James Grant’s existing UK sports division senior management team which consists of Mick McGuire (executive chairman, Sports UK), Mike Wallwork (global sports managing director), Derwyn Jones (managing director England & Wales rugby) and Rob Burgess (director England rugby) on the newly formed rugby board. “The whole team at TMS is hugely excited about the prospect of this merger. There is a genuine synergy of managem...

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  • Stadium Naming Rights : Halliwell Jones Remains; Craven Park Returns

    Hull Kingston Rovers’ KCOM Lightstream Stadium has been renamed as KCOM Craven Park midway through a five-year naming rights deal with KCOM while Warrington Wolves have renewed with Halliwell Jones to keep their stadium name until 2021. The new branding for Hull KR will still carry the name of stadium sponsors KCOM, but will acknowledge the ground’s rich heritage and history as Hull KR focuses on building a successful future and returning to the Super League. Hull KR’s head of commercial,...

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  • Hull KR Sign Up New Main Sponsor

    Hull Kingston Rovers have revealed that specialist business advice firm ClearSky Business will be the club's new principal sponsor for the 2014 season. The deal will see the company’s logo appear on Rovers' home and away shirts during the forthcoming Super League season and ClearSky will also have a significant presence at Craven Park. The firm has also shown interest in running business seminars at the ground. ClearSky managing director Derek Kelly said: "We’re pleased to be teaming up wi...

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