Guy Parker

  • Wasps Appoint John Parker As Group Finance Director

    Wasps have announced that John Parker has joined the club from Gloucester as its new group finance director. Parker joins the Coventry-based club from his role as finance director and comapny secretary at Gloucester, where he played a big role in bringing the Rugby World Cup to Kingsholm. He will be based at Wasps’ home at the Ricoh Arena and will be responsible for both the club and Arena Coventry Limited, reporting to group chief executive David Armstrong. Parker said: "Joining Wasps is a fa...

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  • Redpath Agrees to Join Sale Sharks

    Sale Sharks have named former Gloucester head coach Bryan Redpath as their new director of rugby. Redpath, capped 60 times by Scotland at scrum-half, played 80 times for Sale from 2000 to 2005, leading them to triumph in the Parker Pen Shield in 2002. After retiring as a player he joined Gloucester as backs coach under Dean Ryan and was promoted to head coach in June 2009 following Ryan's departure from Kingsholm. Sale Sharks' chief executive Steve Diamond said, "Anybody who knows what happened...

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  • Red Rose rugby blooming thanks to Holiday Inn

    The announcement of a new sponsorship arrangement with one of the world's most prestigious hotel brands, Holiday Inn Hotels & Resorts, could hardly have come at a better time for the Lancashire RFU as they put the finishing touches to their preparations for the defence of the newly style Bill Beaumont Cup in their 125th Anniversary season.    The RFU decision to add the name of one of Lancashire’s favourite sons to the County Championship was a feather in the cap of the Red Rose county...

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  • London Welsh Agree Three-Year Deal To Stay In Oxford

    London Welsh have confirmed a new three-year deal to continue playing their first team fixtures at the Kassam Stadium in Oxford. The club has been playing at the ground since its promotion to the Aviva Premiership in 2012 and has continued there after relegation back down to the Championship this season. With the announcement of the new deal, London Welsh are now committed to establishing themselves as Oxford’s representative side in the top levels of English rugby. The club has stated its lon...

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  • Coventry Council Under Pressure Over Ricoh Arena Sale

    Coventry City FC’s owners are set to sue the council for selling the Ricoh Arena to Wasps on the cheap after appeal judges cleared the authorities of an unlawful use of taxpayers’ money. The ruling that the £14.4 million bailout of the Ricoh Arena in 2013 was not an unlawful use of taxpayers’ money has been upheld but the Sisu group of companies is now claiming that the Ricoh Arena stadium company was unlawfully sold on the cheap without the council conducting all relevant prior valuation...

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  • Drawer Joins RFU As Athletic Performance Manager

    The Rugby Football Union (RFU) has appointed deputy director of performance solutions at the English Institute of Sport (EIS) Scott Drawer as its new athletic performance manager. Drawer, who will start his new role on 1 February 2014, will be responsible for the men’s and women’s international teams outside of the England Senior Elite Player Squad. He has previously worked with British athletes preparing for five summer and winter Olympic and Paralympic Games and will now work with the...

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  • Four Rugby League Clubs Strike New Deals

    Wigan Warriors, Castleford Tigers, Leeds Rhinos and Leigh Centurions have all revealed that they have struck new sponsorship deals during the course of the past week. Wigan Warriors announced that local company Light Distribution Limited has backed the side by becoming a shirt sponsor for the forthcoming season. The agreement is for one season with a further option for 2015. The financial details of the agreement have not been announced but the firm's name will appear on the shoulders of the ne...

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  • Crusaders prepare for super future

    The Celtic Crusaders stunned the rugby league world by winning one of the new Super League licences despite only being formed three years ago. DAVID LAWRENSON charts their phenomenal rise     Just over three years ago the Celtic Crusaders were little more than an idea, yet in three months time they will be joining the likes of Leeds, Wigan and St Helens in rugby league’s Super League. It would have been a remarkable achievement for any club let alone one from South Wales. The Crusaders were...

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  • Working Week - Kit man at Harlequins RL

    Steve Magee is the kit manager with Harlequins RL. Born in West London, Steve was originally a Fulham football fan, becoming groundsman at the club in the late 1970s. However, when chairman Ernie Clay launched a rugby league side in 1980, he fell in love with the game and continued to help them out even when they left Craven Cottage and played at numerous grounds under a variety of names. He joined the full-time staff in 1996 when they were the London Broncos. Now based at the Twickenham Stoop w...

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  • Times They Are A-changin'

    On any given weekend, rugby at professional level is being played on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays with varying kick off times. Why is there so much variation and what’s the best day and time? DAVID LAWRENSON reports   Once upon a time, all rugby, indeed most sports, kicked off at three o’clock on Saturday afternoons. But how times have changed! Matches in both codes these days can be played on any day and at any time. Rugby league was the first major sport in this country to experiment wi...

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