European Year of Culture in 2013

  • Dublin Gets European Double Header

    Dublin is in line for a major economic boost next Year when the Irish capital becomes the epicentre of European club rugby with the staging of both the Heineken Cup and Amlin Challenge Cup finals in May 2013. Tournament organisers, ERC, have announced that the RDS will be the venue for the Amlin Challenge Cup final on Friday, 17 May, 2013 with the Heineken Cup showpiece going ahead the following day at the Aviva Stadium. Research following the Cardiff 2011 finals showed that the economic impact...

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  • RLEF Annual Report Shows Drop In Commercial Income

    The 2013 Annual Report from the Rugby League European Federation (RLEF) has shown a decrease of over £14k in commercial income from the Year previously. The report shows that commercial income dropped from £16,432 in 2012 to just £2,251 in 2013, alongside a decrease of over £50k in funding from the Rugby League International Federation (RLIF) and the Rugby Football League (RFL). Total expenditure, however, dropped from £261,960 to £203,693, leading to an improved financial position for the...

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  • Accounts Reveal Saracens’ Mounting Debts

    In the week that Saracens reached the semi-final stage of the European Cup for the third season in a row Running Rugby has learned that the club now owe as much as £41.6m. The latest set of accounts filed to Companies House show that the club increased its turnover from £9.7m in the Year ending 30 June 2013 to £13.5m (a 39 per cent rise) in the Year ending 30 June 2014 but still made a loss of almost £5.2m. The number of people employed at Saracens has increased from 122 to 146 in the space...

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  • Premiership Rugby Threatens to Quit Europe

    Premiership Rugby has confirmed that it may pull out of the Heineken Cup and the Amlin Challenge Cup. Premiership Rugby chief executive, Mark McCafferty said, “We hope there will now be an urgent dialogue about the future of European cup rugby, including qualification, competition formats and ambition to expand into new markets.” The news comes weeks after Running Rugby reported that there were many issues to be resolved for the tournament to be maintained, as the English and French clubs c...

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  • WRU Bids To Host Major Finals

    The Welsh Rugby Union has revealed that it is attempting to bring both next Year’s Heineken and Amlin Challenge Cup finals to Cardiff, as well as the Rugby World Cup Sevens in 2018. The WRU has been quick to throw its hat into the ring with European Rugby Cup (ERC) to host the finals of both of next season’s European competitions after the French Rugby Federation withdrew its application and chief executive Roger Lewis has confirmed that a bid for the Sevens World Cup is also in the offing....

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  • Anglo-French Concerns Lead to ERC Review

    European Rugby Cup (ERC) have confirmed that a consultation process involving all of its stakeholders will commence shortly following formal applications for a review of the ERC shareholder agreement from England and France. Premiership Rugby, Federation Francaise de Rugby (FFR) and Ligue Nationale de Rugby (LNR)  called for a review of the agreement, which provides the structure for European club rugby’s two tournaments, the Heineken Cup and the Amlin Challenge Cup. The current arrangement,...

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  • RFL Launches 2021 RLWC Bid

    The RFL has revealed that it is bidding to host the Rugby League World Cup in 2021, just eight Years after it was last staged on these shores in 2013. The governing body has announced that the government has committed £15 million to support the bid to host the 2021 competition and a further £10 million to help rugby league infrastructure in the North of England. The 2013 Rugby League World Cup featured matches in Wales, France and Ireland as well as England but the 2021 bid is for England and...

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  • ERC Officials To Run New Champions Cup

    The inaugural season of the new Rugby Champions Cup will be run by staff from European Rugby Cup (ERC), the very organisation it is replacing. The Daily Telegraph has reported that ERC employees are poised to administer the new competition for the whole of next season.  European Professional Club Rugby (EPCR), the new umbrella governing body based in Neuchatel, Switzerland, has reportedly entered into a "service agreement" with ERC, providing the Dublin-based company with a stay of execution,...

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  • WRU Wins Race To Stage European Finals

    European Rugby Cup Ltd (ERC) has announced that next Year’s Heineken Cup and Amlin Challenge Cup finals will be staged in Cardiff. The Welsh Rugby Union (WRU) saw off competition from both the Scottish Rugby Union (SRU) and the Rugby Football Union (RFU) to stage the events after the French Rugby Federation (FFR) pulled out of hosting the matches due to uncertainty over the availability of the Stade de France. Consequently, the Amlin Challenge Cup final will be played at Cardiff Arms Park on...

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  • Bolton Joins RLEF Board

    The Rugby League European Federation has appointed 2013 Rugby League World Cup general manager Sally Bolton to its board of directors following a four-month recruitment process. Bolton replaces Richard Graham, who joined in 2011 as the RLEF’s first independent director, and says she is looking forward to playing a role in making sure the World Cup on these shores a couple of Years ago has a legacy. “I’m delighted to be joining at such an exciting time for the development of the sport inte...

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