Ian Barr

  • RFL Extend Deal with IRN-BRU

    The Rugby Football League has agreed an extended deal with A.G. Barr that will see IRN-BRU remain as the official drink of Rugby League until the end of the 2013 season. A.G. Barr have been partners of rugby league since 2005 whilst IRN-BRU first became the sport’s official soft drink in 2008. The sponsorship covers all RFL central games – Carnegie Challenge Cup semi-finals and final, Magic Weekend, Stobart Super League Grand Final, Northern Rail Cup final, Co-operative Championship finals a...

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  • Barr Appointed To £45M Ashton Gate Project

    Bristol Sport has selected Barr Construction as the main contractor for the £45 million, two-year rebuild of the Ashton Gate Stadium. Bristol Rugby will relocate to Ashton Gate ahead of the 2014/15 Greene King IPA Championship campaign. As sports construction experts, Barr has previously delivered new stadia for Southampton FC, Celtic FC and the London Olympics' Basketball Arena. Bristol Sport chairman, Martin Griffiths said "It is hugely exciting to know that the stadium work is underway. In j...

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  • Scottish Rugby Rolls Out Sponsorship Partners

    Scottish Rugby has announced three sponsorship partnerships in the last week, with News UK, Dove Men+Care and AG Barr all agreeing new deals. A new three-year tie-up with News UK’s Scottish titles – The Scottish Sun, The Times Scotland and The Sunday Times Scotland – followed extensions to agreements with Unilever’s Dove Men+Care and drinks manufacturer AG Barr. News UK’s titles were announced as the official newspaper partners of Scottish Rugby in a similar long-standing arrangement...

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  • Face-To-Face With...David Davies (Part One)

    Edinburgh Rugby managing director David Davies talks to Running Rugby about the changes that have occurred in the business side of the sport over the course of the past decade and more. He also discusses the challenges he faced as CEO of the Forsyth Barr Stadium project in Dunedin and the advantages of roofs and artificial turf.

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  • England and Ireland to play World Cup games in ground breaking new stadium

    The Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin, New Zealand has a fully transparent fixed roof, made of a plastic material which is 1/100 the weight of glass. The unique stadium was opened this year after construction began back in July 2009, it is the first time worldwide that natural grass has been grown under a fixed roof. England will begin their World Cup campaign at the Forsyth Barr Stadium against Argentina on September 10th, as well as playing two more of their group games at there. Ireland also pl...

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  • Saints Sell East Stand Naming Rights

    St Helens have agreed a deal to sell the naming rights for the East Stand at Langtree Park to McLaughlin & Harvey for the next two seasons. The building and civil engineering firm, which was formerly known as Barr Construction, designed and built the 18,000-seater stadium back in 2011. The contractor is currently working on other projects such as Ashton Gate in Bristol and was previously involved with Tollcross International Swimming Centre in Glasgow for the 2014 Commonwealth Games, the Lon...

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  • Murrayfield To Get Desso Pitch

    The Scottish Rugby Union has announced that it is set to invest in a new hybrid grass pitch for Murrayfield in time for the 2014-15 season. The current surface at Scotland’s national stadium has received heavy criticism in recent months and it has been suffering from the effects of damage to roots caused by parasites prior to the autumn internationals. The SRU used garlic to combat the nematodes initially but it has now confirmed that a new Desso Grassmaster hybrid grass pitch, which is reinfo...

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  • Bristol's Gorvett To Step Down

    Bristol’s chief executive, Steve Gorvett has decided to step down at the end of the 2016/17 campaign. Mark Tainton has been appointed as chief operations officer with the responsibility of control over day-to-day operations, as well as overseeing the club’s recruitment policy, academy and long-term strategy. Tainton – currently serving as interim head coach – will assume the new position in the summer at the time of new director of rugby, Pat Lam’s arrival. Gorvett joined the Club in 2...

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  • Bristol Triumph In £5m Play-Off Game

    The promotion game from rugby league's Championship to win the right to play in the Super League has become known as the 'million pound game' such is the value of the commercial spoils for the winners. In union's equivalent, Bristol triumphed last night in what could be termed at least the 'five million pound game'. The West Country club have seen promotion from the Greene King IPA Championship slip through their fingers twice in succession (to London Welsh in 2014 and to Worcester Warriors l...

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  • Clubs Reaping Rewards From Sowing The Perfect Pitch

    Picking the perfect pitch is a tricky business, not to mention a pricey one, but make the right choice and it may just provide a real return on your investment. Newcastle revealed in the past week that they are following Saracens' lead and installing a fully artificial 3G pitch in time for the new Premiership season, whilst Exeter are among the latest clubs to have opted to put in a hybrid pitch at Sandy Park. So, which offers the best value for money or is grass still the greatest? Of course, s...

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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;
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