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  • Secretary of State Gives Green Light For Saracens Stadium

    The Secretary of State for communities and local government has given the all clear for Barnet Council to issue planning permission for Saracens’ revival of Copthall Stadium. In February, Mayor of London Boris Johnson’s office decided not to intervene in the decision by Barnet Councillors to approve Saracens’ planning application to convert Barnet Copthall into a Stadium for community sport, athletics and rugby. This decision by the Secretary of State means the plans have been recognised...

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  • Salford Fans To Get Free Admission

    Salford owner Marwan Koukash has revealed that he is planning to let fans into the AJ Bell Stadium Free of charge for the club’s next home game against Catalans Dragons. The millionaire racehorse owner made the announcement in his column in the Manchester Evening News and is hoping that the offer of Free admission on July 5 will help to boost attendances after a crowd of under 2,000 turned up for the fixture against Huddersfield last month. Salford are currently sitting in 11th place in the Su...

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  • Saracens To Run "Free-School"

    Saracens’ application to open a new secondary school within the Colindale area of Barnet has been approved by the Department for Education along with 76 other State-funded “Free schools” in England. The Saracens High School Free School Trust will now continue to work with their partners to “deliver a vision for the school that will focus on academic excellence whilst also identifying and nurturing the interests and talents of every child” said a Statement. The Saracens High School Free...

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  • Celtic stadium proposals

    Super League newcomers Celtic Crusaders have submitted plans to Bridgend County Borough Council for a new State-of-the-art Stadium. Proposals for a 15,000-capacity venue at Island Farm, Bridgend, include bars, corporate hospitality and conference suites, educational, recreational and community facilities, media suites and offices and a large indoor training facility. Crusaders chief executive David Thompson said: "The Crusaders are now playing at the elite level in the UK and we are committed to...

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  • Super League Clubs Offer Away Fans Free Travel On Thursdays

    First Utility Super League fans are to be offered Free away travel to televised Thursday night matches, clubs have decided. The joint initiative between clubs and Super League organisers to boost attendances and improve the atmosphere at the midweek fixtures came from a two-day gathering of 12 club representatives last week. "It's the start of a process to make sure that we reward loyal fans of clubs," Super League general manager Blake Solly said. "It was one of the more productive meetings we'...

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  • Wasps' Ricoh Debut Sets Premiership Record

    Wasps' first game at their new Ricoh Arena home Stadium against London Irish last weekend brought in a crowd of 28,254 - a Premiership record for games not played at Wembley Stadium or Twickenham. The home side racked up a 48-16 bonus point win over London Irish to reward their legions of support on the day as they completed an initially successful transition from Adams Park in Wycombe to their new Coventry home. However, 3,500 of the tickets distributed for Sunday's game were given away for fre...

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  • EU Demands Liberty Details

    Caught up in the European Commission's investigation into the public funding of professional sports clubs - especially top football clubs in Spain - SWANSEA Council has been asked to explain the funding arrangements at the Liberty Stadium.   South Wales Evening News has reported that officials have asked the council to supply details of a deal which has enabled Swansea City and the Ospreys to play there since 2005.   It was constructed by the council at a cost of £27 million.   Now both club...

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  • Ospreys Announce Innovative Ticket Deals

    The Ospreys have announced their season tickets deals for the 2012-13 season. The Welsh side have frozen prices from last year as well as introduced a 'buy one get one Free' scheme in a bid to increase attendance at the Liberty Stadium. Prices start at £165 for an adult season membership when purchased before the early-bird deadline of June 11th. This breaks down to just £9.70 per match, which is a saving of 54 per cent on match-day admission. The Ospreys are also offering every single...

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  • Irish 6Nations Coverage Stays Free-to-Air with RTE

    RTÉ Sport has announced that it has retained the rights to broadcast the RBS 6 Nations Championship for a further four years, until 2017. RTÉ has been awarded exclusive Irish terrestrial rights to the championship as part of a four year extension to their existing contract covering television, radio and online coverage. Ryle Nugent, Group Head of Sport, RTÉ, said: "This is good news for Irish sports fans and means that all 15 matches will continue to be Free-to-air for Irish audiences over th...

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  • RPA Launch List Of Available Players

    The Rugby Players Association has launched a new Free agents list, which is designed to inform clubs of players that might be available to them due to them being out of contract at the end of the season. All RPA members will be able to upload their details on to the new the RPA Free Agent List and they will be made available via a secure server to numerous clubs, including those in the Aviva Premiership and Greene King IPA Championship. RPA Chairman Will James said: "We believe this is yet a...

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