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  • Hamilton Replaces Wellington As World Sevens Schedule Announced

    Hamilton will replace Wellington as the host city for the New Zealand leg of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series for the next two years – the extent of NZ Rugby’s current hosting rights. The event will be held in Waikato Stadium (capacity 25,800) on February 3rd and 4th next year. Shrinking crowd numbers finally brought Wellington's 18-year tenure to an end. Wellington's loss of the event came after posting financial losses in 2016 and 2017 after struggling to attract the bumper crowds and cu...

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  • McKie Leaves Sharks Chair After Five Months

    Sale Sharks have revealed that Gordon McKie will no longer serve as their chairman after spending just five months at the helm. McKie was appointed in January 2014, having previously held positions as CEO of the Scottish Rugby Union and the Hong Kong Football Association. Sharks co-owner Ian Blackhurst said: "Gordon has made a significant and invaluable contribution to Sale Sharks in a relatively short period of time, and we thank him for his efforts. We appreciate the time and commitment that h...

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  • McKie Becomes Sharks Chairman

    Former SRU chief executive Gordon McKie has been appointed by Sale Sharks as the club's new chairman. McKie, who spent six years at the SRU before being appointed chief executive of the Hong Kong Football Association, takes up the role with immediate effect and Sale owner Brian Kennedy is pleased to have his man. "I have known Gordon for several years and I believe he is the man to chair the club at this stage," he said. "He is highly respected within the game of rugby union and his commerci...

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  • Video Interview With Gordon Banks - Saracens Stadium Director

    Bonar Yarns, the company behind the pitch at Allianz Park and recent winners at the 2014 Sports Technology Awards, spoke recently to Saracens' community and stadium director Gordon Banks to discuss how the first year at the new ground has gone. In the video, Banks stresses the importance of the local community’s use of the stadium, as well as praising the pitch surface for its conduciveness to the type of rugby that Saracens are attempting to play. Please click here to watch the full interv...

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  • Gordon Lord Joins RFU As Head Of Coach Development

    Gordon Lord is to join the Rugby Football Union (RFU) as head of professional coach development after 25 years with England cricket. Taking up the position in April 2017, Lord will be responsible for implementing a coaching development and education programme designed to identify and support a succession of world-class coaches in order to create future world-class players for England. Reporting to Dean Ryan, the RFU’s head of international player development, the scope of Lord’s role will se...

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  • Down but not out!

    The Oldham Bears were one of the founder members of Super League in 1996 but in the decade since, they have struggled to survive. GARETH WALKER looks at a club who have refused to die   When Oldham Bears, then a Super League club, went into liquidation owing £2 million in 1997, the future of professional rugby league in the Lancashire town was in danger for the first time in more than a century. Ten years on the new club that was born out of the Bears disaster is still surviving, despite trial...

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  • Oldham and Benson Part Company

    Oldham have confirmed that head coach Tony Benson has been let go from his position with immediate effect.  He will be succeeded by assistant Martin Roden who will take up the role at the end of the current season. The 45-year-old from New Zealand, who had been coach at the club for four seasons was relieved of his dutires after a 42-16 reverse away to Barrow Raiders which put the club’s play-off chances in jeopardy. Oldham chairman Chris Hamilton said, “Despite what people may think it is...

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  • NZ Economy Counts The Spoils Of Hosting The Lions

    After recovering from the rugby, New Zealand media have been reporting on the estimated economic benefits of the Lions tour especially to cities hosting games: Auckland, Wellington, Hamilton and Christchurch. An estimated 25,000 in-bound tourists descended on New Zealand for the tour with considerable domestic visitors too with Auckland estimating an influx of 14,000 non-local Kiwis for both Eden Park tests. A total spend of $120m (£68.4m or €76.8m) was expected to be attributed to the Lions...

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  • SRU Appoint New Boss

    The Scottish Rugby Union have named Mark Dodson as their new chief executive. Dodson, who formerly held the same title at Guardian Media Group's Regional Media division, succeeds Jock Millican, who had replaced Gordon McKie on an interim basis in June. In a statement, Dodson said: "I am delighted to be given the opportunity to lead Scottish Rugby, a globally recognised organisation, as it continues the development of the game throughout Scotland. "My initial focus will be to work closely with th...

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  • Community Saints secure Sportsmatch funding

    Saints Community Development Foundation (Community Saints) has been awarded £24,000 by Sportsmatch to match the investment it’s received from partners Executive Solutions for its St Helens Rugby League primary project.   The Sportsmatch programme, an initiative by Sport England brings additional funding to not-for-profit organisations that have secured sponsorship from the commercial sector, private individuals or charitable trusts to deliver new projects that get people playing and enjoying...

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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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