European Year of Sport 2017

  • Newcastle Bid For Big European Weekend In 2018

    Newcastle is bidding to become the host city for European club rugby union's showpiece weekend in May 2018. The aim is to stage the 2018 European Rugby Champions Cup final, European Rugby Challenge Cup final and Challenge Cup Qualifying Competition final in the city. Combined, they form one of the biggest weekends in club rugby, estimated to generate over €20.4m million in total economic impact. If Newcastle is successful in their bid, the Champions Cup final would be held at Newcastle United'...

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  • 2016 European Finals Set For New Lyon Stadium

    The new Grand Stade de Lyon will host the 2016 European Rugby Challenge Cup and Champions Cup finals on May 13 and 14 next Year. The 59,000-capacity stadium is set for completion early in 2016 and European Professional Club Rugby (EPCR) has opted to award it the rights to host its showpiece finals next season. It has also been decided that the 2017 finals will be held in Edinburgh with the famous BT Murrayfield Stadium staging the Champions Cup showpiece, while the venue for the Challenge C...

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  • EPCR Reveal Bilbao Ticket Sales And Edinburgh Impact

    EPCR have vindicated their decision to move the Champions Cup and Challenge Cup finals weekend to a destination outside the traditional six nations for the first time by announcing that 26,000 tickets have already been sold for the showpiece matches which take place in Bilbao next May. The strong ticket sales figure for the 53,000-capacity state-of-the-art San Mamés Stadium was announced at this week's 2017/18 Champions Cup and Challenge Cup season launch. A revised qualification format for nex...

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  • Saracens CEO, Heath Harvey Audio Interview

    Saracens CEO Heath Harvey has been interviewed on audio by South African online magazine, Biznews.com, providing insight into the man and his work. He inherited a club that was already on the rise and has taken it even further in the two Years since replacing Edward Griffiths. Harvey was born in Johannesburg and spent his first 15 Years in SA, schooled at The Ridge and Michaelhouse. In the interview in his office at the home of Saracens (Allianz Park in north London) he lifted the veil on what m...

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  • IMG Propose IPL-Style 7s Event For Europe

    World Rugby is considering a radical proposal to establish European sevens franchises based on the Indian Premier League Twenty20 model says an exclusive report in the Daily Telegraph this week. Under the plan, proposed by IMG, franchises would be set up in six major European cities, including two within the UK and one in Ireland, for a tournament that would take place in August. Players would be put forward in a draft that would mirror the IPL auction system. IMG had hoped to get sign-off for t...

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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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  • Champions Cup Gets Second Major Sponsor

    Turkish Airlines have become the second major sponsor of the European Rugby Champions Cup and Challenge Cup in a three-Year deal as organisers continue their search for five major sponsors. Another major partner is close to being confirmed as well, with an announcement expected at the tournament launch for Top 14 clubs in Lyon on Monday, but European Professional Club Rugby (EPCR) now has a second sponsor to join Heineken in its portfolio. Turkish Airlines, which currently sponsors Bundesliga cl...

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  • RDA Win Champions Cup TV Distribution Rights

    RDA has secured the global rights from EPCR for the broadcast distribution of European club rugby matches and highlights for the next four Years until the end of the 2021/22 season. The agreement, which excludes the UK, Ireland, France and the USA, will develop the reach and engagement of EPCR’s flagship tournament, the Champions Cup. With the Challenge Cup also included in the deal, in the region of 100 top-class matches per season will be available to be broadcast to European rugby’s inter...

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  • BT And Sky To Share Champions Cup Play-Off

    The new era of European club rugby will begin in May with the European Champions Cup play-off between the 7th placed Aviva Premiership and Top 14 sides. London Wasps and Stade Francais will contest a two-legged play-off with fixtures taking place on May 18th at Adams Park and May 24th at Stade Jean Bouin in Paris. And fans will get a first glimpse of the new rights sharing deal in operation between the two broadcasting giants, with BT Sport to show the first leg in England and Sky Sports taking...

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  • BT Sport Take European Cup Rights In UK And Ireland

    BT Sport has secured the rights to screen the European Rugby Champions Cup and Challenge Cup in the United Kingdom and Ireland for the four-Year cycle until summer 2022 as the competitions move to one pay-TV broadcaster from the 2018/19 season. EPCR has also reserved the rights for free-to-air coverage in the UK and Ireland, allowing EPCR to meet its key objective of taking its matches to a larger audience and will take those rights to market at a later date. It comes after a boost in revenue w...

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Coach Belgium Women Sevens Team

International coaching experience with rugby sevens, more in particular with the WGPS in Europe is a plus;
To able to work in a team with the existing staff (physios, manager, S&C coach) as well as the director of performance and the women sevens commission;
You have a coaching qualification, qualification in sevens is a plus;
You speak English as a minimum (French and Dutch is a plus);
You are available for 19 November 2018
Please send your CV, salary expectations and motivation letter before 15 October 2018.

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