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  • In the Swim with Aqua

    ... rugby union team s well as professional sides Saracens and Northampton. In professional football our clients include Real Madrid, Inter Milan, Chelsea, Aston Villa, Blackburn Rovers, Reading and Bolton Wanderers. In rugby league former St Helens and Great Britain scrum half Bobbie Goulding, now coach of Rochdale Hornets, is a Great advocate and St Helens and Great Britain forward Paul Sculthorpe is now on board promoting the system.

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  • Knock-On Effect

    ... Canterbury, Nike, Puma, Kappa, KooGa, Under Armour and adidas hoping to benefit from what has been a declining market during the past few years.Replica shirts generated close to £30 million worth of sales in the big five European countries in 2010 (Great Britain, France, Germany, Spain and Italy), a figure that’s been on the slide since 2008. Nearly three out of four replica shirts were sold in Great Britain, making it by far the biggest European market ahead of France. For the remainder of...

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  • Griffiths To Coach North Wales Crusaders

    North Wales Crusaders have confirmed the appointment of former Wales and Great Britain coach Clive Griffiths. He has signed a two year contract at the Racecourse ground. Griffiths had a distinguished rugby league career as both a player and coach, leading Wales for 10 years through a heyday for Rugby League with a team littered with stars such as Jonathan Davies and John Devereux. He also enjoyed a spell coaching Great Britain in 1996. Griffiths has most recently been the head coach at RGC 1404,...

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  • RFU Hire Keen and McGeechan for Review

    Sir Ian McGeechan (pictured) and former UK Sport performance director Peter Keen are to lead a review into how to improve English rugby union. The pair will assess England’s long term strategy for success. Keen was head of UK Sport when Great Britain won 19 golds at the Beijing Olympics in 2008, a performance which was widely viewed as a success. The Rugby Football Union (RFU) chief executive Ian Ritchie said, “Across the organisation we're continually looking at how we can do things better....

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  • GB Sevens Team Gets Official Seal Of Approval

    Great Britain Rugby Sevens Limited has now been officially ratified by the British Olympic Association (BOA) and World Rugby and the body’s board of directors has been unveiled. England’s men's and women's teams guaranteed qualification for Team GB by finishing in the top four of the end-of-season rankings on the HSBC Sevens World Series and Ian Ritchie, Robert Howat and Gareth Davies will represent the RFU, SRU and WRU respectively on the new board. Rob Andrew (RFU), Joe Lydon (RFU), Toni B...

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  • Great Britain To Take On Wallabies In Cross Code Game

    The Australian Rugby Union (ARU) team have reportedly agreed to play the Great Britain Rugby League side in a one-off contest in England next year. According to Rugby Gold in Australia, the game is to be played on 6 December 2014 at Wembley stadium and is expected to be a sell-out, with more than 90,000 fans making their way to Wembley to watch the likes of Israel Folau and Quade Cooper take on a rugby league side that could include NRL based players Sam Burgess, Sam Tomkins and Gareth Widdop....

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  • Rhino in league with St Helens

    ... in the area of training equipment (and in particular contact suits, tackle bags and hit shields) and, via its Rhino Pure Rugby brand, in playing kit, protective equipment and apparel. This was a major factor in the recruitment of Abi Ekoku, a former Great Britain team manager and Bradford Bulls player and chief executive, as a director of Rhino. In addition, former Widnes and Great Britain rugby league international Jason Critchley is head of sales for Rhino Pure Rugby. Ekoku said: “The St He...

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  • Company Behind ‘The Call Centre’ Sponsors Ospreys

    The Ospreys have signed up a surprise new shirt sponsor in the form of the firm behind the BBC3 fly-on-the-wall documentary ‘The Call Centre’. Save Britain Money Group, which will also be an official partner of the Ospreys’ schools programme, has become increasingly well-known over the past month since the television series first aired and has now struck a commercial agreement with the Welsh rugby outfit for its branding to appear on the back of the playing shirts. The programme takes an e...

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  • Face-To-Face With... Phil Clarke

    ... Rugby ConfEx in London. The Sports Office provide industry-leading performance management software to help maximise the performance of players and athletes. Phil played rugby league at the highest level in the northern and southern hemisphere. A former Great Britain captain and a representative of Wigan and the Sydney Roosters, Phil combined his time as a professional athlete with a sports science degree at Liverpool University and has a long standing interest in innovation in sport....

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  • Giants Announce Coach for 2013

    ... coach Paul Anderson (pictured) to the position of head coach for the 2013 season. Anderson will be replacing current coach Nathan Brown, who will be returning to Australia when his contract expires at the end of the 2012 season. The 40 year old former Great Britain International Prop Forward has a three year contract from November 1st 2012 which will include the seasons 2013, 2014 and 2015. The Giants have announced this appointment in advance as they believe it gives the everyone ‘clarity...

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