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  • RWC Stand Off Between World Rugby And Australian Media

    The Australian newspaper has reported that Australia’s two main news organisations, News Corp and Fairfax Media, have withdrawn from officially covering the 2015 rugby union World Cup in England and Wales. The news comes after claims that "organisers insisted on draconian restrictions which would have impeded independent journalism". World Rugby, the story claims, has demanded strict control of broadcasting interviews and news beyond existing Australian law in return for providing journalists...

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  • MacManus Brings First Concussion Claim In NRL

    ... permanent brain injury. It is expected that the case will have ramifications for the sporting and legal fraternities and could result in a flood of claims by other players should he be successful. In a statement of claim filed to the court and obtained by Fairfax Media, it's claimed McManus was permitted or urged to continue his career despite displaying traumatic brain injury symptoms including "confusion, disorientation, memory impairment and balance disturbance". The former NSW winger is see...

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  • Wellington 7s Event Goes Stale

    The Wellington leg of the HSBC World Sevens Series kicks off on Saturday with the likelihood of poor attendance dominating Media reports in the build-up to the two-day event. The sevens was once the hottest ticket in the New Zealand capital and tickets for both days at the 35,000-capacity Westpac Stadium sold out within minutes. But the party atmosphere that used to attract tens of thousands of fans in fancy dress has dissipated and organisers expect only 15,000 a day this year. Martin Snedden,...

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  • RFL extend IMG contract

    The Rugby Football League has extended its existing contract with IMG Media, its exclusive worldwide Media agency. The deal covers all Media rights including TV, radio, DVD, IN-flight, ship-at-sea and new Media. IMG Media will assist the RFL with the domestic negotiations of new broadcast contracts and Media-related opportunities. In addition IMG Media has committed to increase international distribution and exposure of British Rugby League. IMG Media will distribute all Super League, Challenge...

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  • London Calling For NRL Opener In 2016?

    ... Stadium have both been mentioned as potential venues and Super League general manager Blake Solly said his organisation would "welcome and support" an NRL match played in Britain. Read the full story here... London Calling for NRL Opener As revealed by Fairfax Media earlier this year, the NRL considered shifting this season's opening clash between Brisbane and 2014 premiers South Sydney to London and also approached St George Illawarra as the three clubs were in Britain for the inaugural World...

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  • Confusion Reigns Over Potential World Club Championship

    ... isn’t a prospect that the Southern Hemisphere organisation is considering and that he has not been part of any such discussions. “It’s probably a little bit of a premature bullet that’s been fired across the ditch in our direction,” he told Fairfax Media. “As CEO of SANZAR, I haven’t been contacted or spoken to anyone in regards to any such game. I was pretty surprised to see it across the newspapers and all the Media platforms. “I don’t know whether there might have been a bi...

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  • Super Rugby And Unions Under Pressure To Change

    ... earliest, protests in Australia have already started in an attempt to keep all five teams in the competition. At the same time, the Australian Rugby Union is set to announce its best financial results in a decade – outside a British and Irish Lions tour. Fairfax Media has reported that the ARU will announce a 2016 surplus of about A$3 million (£1.86m or €2.13m) at its annual general meeting in early April. It will be the first time the body has been in the black since the Lions delivered a...

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  • Sale Sack Social Media Manager

    The danger of expressing your personal thoughts about your job on social Media has been clearly demonstrated by Sale Sharks' Social Media Manager, Holleh Nowrouz. The Daily Telegraph has reported that Sale Sharks have sacked the social Media executive who branded a section of the club's supporters as "absolute f***wits" on her Facebook page. Holleh Nowrouz was dismissed by Sharks chief executive Steve Diamond following a "stringent disciplinary review" after her comments, which were posted i...

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  • Case Study: IRFU Social Media In February

    The social Media activity of the IRFU in February has been analysed against other Irish sporting bodies by social Media agency, Sportego. The GAA (Gaelic sports association) produced over one thousand social Media posts during the month with Irish Rugby following in frequency on 611 (more than 20 per day on average). The key figures studied are growth per month, amplification rates and engagements. 1.35m followers for Irish Rugby represented a 1.9% increase on the previous month. Amplification (...

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  • Quins Hire new Media and PR Manager

    Imogen Gaunt has been appointed as the new Media and pr manager at Harlequins. Gaunt joins from the London Broncos rugby league club where she was marketing and communications manager. She has also previously worked for the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) and the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB). She will start August 22 joining Callum Sheppard, the club’s Media and pr executive , in its Communications Department for the start of the news season....

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