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  • Georgia, Romania & USA Added To World Rugby Council

    Georgia, Romania and the USA have all earned representation on an expanded World Rugby Council as part of the implementation of a new governance model for the global governing body. Argentina and Italy are also now entitled to a second representative on the council and there is a “clear and transparent pathway” in place for all other member unions to work towards gaining representation on the council. Georgia, Romania and the USA achieved governance criteria stipulated within the Bye-Laws fo...

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  • Georgia, Romania And USA Join World Rugby Council

    World Rugby has officially welcomed Georgia, Romania and USA onto its expanded Council at its interim meeting in London last week. With a new governance model paving the way for wider representation on the Council, the three unions were participating in their first meeting since being confirmed in May having achieved all the required governance criteria. World Rugby chairman Bill Beaumont said: "We are delighted to be welcoming Georgia, Romania and USA to Council for the first time today. These...

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  • Wales Already At 235k Autumn Tickets

    ... Wales' final Test match of 2017 on December 2nd against the Springboks are at over 58,500 tickets already sold. Only 55,122 came to see Wales beat the 'Boks last year. Until this week, just 38,000 tickets have been sold for Wales' first ever game against Georgia on November 18. An impressive 73,969 packed out the Principality Stadium to see Wales face Japan last season, taking advantage of a reduced ticket price. Though that game saw a huge surge in ticket sales closer to the game, so there is...

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  • No Relegation, But Why Not Seven Nations?

    ... is possibly relatively weaker than it was thirty five years ago. Proponents of the change point to the undoubted excitement that a relegation battle would create, argue that such a move would grow the game and insist in the interests of fairness that Georgia be given an opportunity. High profile figures such as Clive Woodward have come out in favour, along with any number of journalists. However closer examination of the likely consequences of such a change suggests that it would be thrilling i...

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  • ITV `Very Pleased` Wth Early World Cup Figures

    ... “The figures for Home Nations games are particularly good. The peak for the England v Scotland game equates to a 56% share of the audience at that time – that’s bigger than even “The X-Factor “!“Even the earliest England kick-off against Georgia at 7am produced an average of 2.3million.”Interest in the World Cup appears to be at its highest since Jonny Wilkinson slotted that famous drop goal in Sydney eight years ago. The tournament in France in 2007 offered prime-time slots but e...

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  • IRB Investment to Bring a Taste of 2015

    ... Series will feature 12 IRB Strategic Investment Unions are in addition to the Tier One v Tier Two fixtures within the international tours and test schedule approved by the IRB Council in 2010. Russia, USA, Samoa, Canada, Tonga, Fiji, Romania, Japan, Uruguay, Portugal, Georgia and Chile will all be in action with the three Pacific Island teams facing up against top level opposition. The announcement further underlines the IRB’s commitment to an expanded annual calendar for Tier Two teams and...

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  • Sony Mobile Partner With IRFU

    ... partnership over the coming years." The sponsorship follows the recent launch of Ireland's new partnerships with Three and Canterbury, who will be supplying the new shirts for the national team which will debut during the autumn fixtures against South Africa, Georgia and Australia.

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  • Adidas & Mizuno Account For Two Thirds Of RWC Boot Count

    ... teams with approximately two thirds of players from England (20 players out of 32), France (21/32), Ireland (20/34), Scotland (25/33) and Wales (23/35) choosing the brand. Japanese brand, Mizuno made the most of strategic partnerships with Fiji (27/33), Georgia (17/34), Namibia (28/36), Romania (19/32), Samoa (23/33) and USA (16/31). There was no team that had no adidas representation and only two with no Mizuno. The next highest placed brand was Nike with just 11% (74 players). 13 of 31 Arge...

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  • Heineken Cup Meeting Makes Progress

    ... that after next season the Heineken Cup should be reduced from 24 teams to 20 with the spare four taking part in an enhanced Amlin Challenge Cup. There would also be a third tournament for teams from tier-two nations such as Russia, Romania, Spain and Georgia. The 20 teams in the Heineken Cup would be made up of the top six in that previous season's Aviva Premiership, Top 14 and RaboDirect Pro 12 with the profits shared equally by the three leagues. The other two places would not go to the hold...

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  • Rugby Europe Launches Live TV Streaming Site

    ... excited about rugbyeurope.tv. It is our first step towards increasing visibility and understanding of the dimension and the real potential of rugby in Europe. "Rugbyeurope.tv allows us to give countries of the Rugby Europe Championship (ENC1A) including Georgia, Romania, Russia, Spain, Portugal and Germany pan European level exposure alongside the RBS 6 Nations. Post Rugby World Cup and pre Rio Olympics, is an exciting time for the sport and we need to capitalise on these opportunities both on...

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