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  • Tigers Director Looks to Increase Stake

    The Leicester Mercury has reported that Leicester Tigers could be set for a cash windfall that is expected to run into millions of pounds. Director and shareholder Tom Scott has offered to make a significant investment in the club to assist it with its future plans for development. A letter has been sent to shareholders asking for their approval, which will see Scott potentially buy 3,034,426 shares at £1.83 each and increase his holding of the company's Existing Ordinary Shares from 29.99 per...

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  • Hire More Women Or Face Budget Cuts, Says Sports Minister

    English rugby, as well as football and cricket, has been warned by sports minister Helen Grant to appoint more women directors or face budget cuts in Exchequer funding. In an interview with The Daily Telegraph, Grant made it clear getting more women into decision-making roles was one of her top priorities. The Rugby Football Union (RFU), along with their football and cricket counterparts, have reportedly been told that at least a quarter of their board members must be female by 2017 if they are...

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  • Nigel Wood Nominated For RLIF Chairman Role

    Nigel Wood has been nominated by the Rugby League European Federation board to become chairman of the Rugby League International Federation. The Rugby Football League chief been nominated to succeed Scott Carter, who recently announced his decision to step down from the role. As well as serving as CEO of the RFL since 2007, Wood was also the Tournament Director of the recent World Cup, and has been vice-chairman of the RLIF since May 2012. An RLEF board statement said: "Following a meeting of th...

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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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  • St Helen's Loss

    St Helens rugby league club have announced a loss of £250,000 for 2006. Chairman Eamonn McManus expressed his disappointment, adding that progress on the new stadium is the only sure resolution to the long-term financial stability of the club. He said: “2006 was a year of unparalleled success for the club on the field. However, this was not adequately reflected in the commercial performance of the club. This was most disappointing. In the pursuit of headline-grabbing revenue increases, not en...

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  • Edinburgh Send For Solomons

    Edinburgh have appointed experienced South African coach Alan Solomons as the club’s new head coach ahead of the upcoming RaboDirect PRO12 season. The former assistant coach of the Springboks, who turns 63 tomorrow, officially starts work on 9 August and interim head coach Stevie Scott is staying on as a full-time assistant coach responsible for the forwards. Solomons has previously led Western Province to back-to-back Currie Cup Premier division finals in 1997 and 1998, coached the Stormers...

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  • Scott Carter Stands Down As RLIF Chairman

    The Rugby League International Federation (RLIF) is looking for a new chairman after Scott Carter’s decision to stand down from the role. The New Zealander has been in the position since 2011, when he replaced Colin Love. He is also resigning as New Zealand Rugby League’s chairman, citing business reasons. The RLIF are expected to name a successor at a meeting in Sydney on 2 May. Carter said: "With (chief executive) Phil Holden now settled in nicely and the strategy in place for the next fou...

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  • Hull KR Add Three Board Members

    Hull Kingston Rovers have revealed three new additions to its board in the form of businessmen Antony Langley, Linton Brown and Malcolm Scott. The new faces join existing board members, chairman Neil Hudgell, vice chairman Rob Crossland, chief executive Mike Smith and football director Phil Lowe and Colin Hutton will continue as club president. Club chairman Mr Hudgell thinks the appointments will “help the club increase its commercial and social appeal” and says he has been open about the...

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  • Welsh Fail To Overturn Points Deduction

    An Independent Appeal Panel has ruled that the five-point deduction handed down to London Welsh for fiedling an ineligible player remains, but the further five points suspended deduction has been removed. Chairman of the Independent Appeal Panel, Gareth Rees QC, says:“The independent Appeal Panel accepts that the circumstances of this case are quite exceptional. However, we have to mark this serious breach with a points deduction and, although we have allowed the appeal in respect of the five...

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  • Johnson to Leave Ospreys

    Ospreys director of coaching, Scott Johnson, has confirmed that he is to stand down from his post and will leave the region at the end of the current season. Former Wales skills coach, Australia assistant coach and head Coach of USA, Johnson, who was appointed to the role in April 2009, is to pursue other opportunities in the game having informed the board of his intention to move on ahead of Boxing Day’s derby match against the Scarlets. Confirming his Ospreys exit, Johnson said:

“Havi...

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