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  • Tour Aid

    ... individuals and their communities, widening their horizons and providing long-term benefits. In the 18 months that the charity has been established, Touraid has enabled 23 teams of children, aged from 10-14, to visit the UK from as far afield as Nigeria, India, Serbia, Kazakhstan, Cambodia and Swaziland. Schools in the South East of England have hosted all the visiting teams with communities totally embracing the concept of hosting, taking children into their environment where they attend lesso...

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  • RFU Elects First Ever Female Council Member

    ... Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire and Derbyshire have broken new ground by electing the first ever female member to the RFU Council. Tracy Edmundson was chosen to take up the role as a replacement for Alex Murphy, who has resigned in order to begin a new job in India, and will officially take over at the RFU annual general meeting at Twickenham on 14 July. The 48-year-old has acted as Colts manager, minis and junior section secretary, assistant safeguarding officer and club coaching co-ordinator at...

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  • Tier 1 Nations To Gain £19m Each From France 2023

    ... Africa, New Zealand, Australia and Argentina - are expected to share a record payout from World Rugby while remainder will be invested into tier two and tier three countries and to develop the game in untapped markets such as Germany, Brazil, China, India and the USA. "That sounds like a lot of money for the tier-one market but they generate 95 percent of the revenues in a World Cup," Brett Gosper, World Rugby chief executive, was reported to have said. Read full story... http://www.telegraph.c...

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  • David McMillan Becomes SRU Non-Exec

    ... has joined the board of Scottish Rugby as an independent non-executive director, with effect from March 1 2017. David McMillan has spent the last 15 years with insurance firm Aviva plc, rising to become chairman, global healthcare and CEO, Europe and India in 2013. The vacancy on the Scottish Rugby board arose following the appointment of Colin Grassie, an existing independent non-executive director, as Scottish Rugby’s new chairman in January 2017, succeeding Sir Moir Lockhead who stepped do...

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  • Discovery Invests In RugbyPass

    ... NBA, World Surf League, UFC and more. RugbyPass costs US$14.99 per month with a one-month free trial and will broadcast more than 1,000 live games each year in 23 countries including: Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, China, East Timor, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Laos, Macau, Malaysia, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam. The platform will also give access to the British and Irish Lions’ tour to New Zealand in...

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  • Aviva Extends Premiership Sponsorship

    ... rights everywhere outside of the UK and Ireland. The firm has been representing Premiership Rugby since 2004, with the TV rights to this season’s final distributed to more than 100 territories including Argentina, Brazil, the US, Italy, South Africa, India, New Zealand, Australia and South East Asia. Premiership Rugby's commercial director, Dominic Hayes, says that the club game in England is “developing a following around the world” and Pitch International managing director Jonathan Roge...

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  • Behind the Brand - Rhino

    ... was underway.   Where are they based Up until recently the business was based in Tavistock, Devon but it has now moved to a 3,000 sq ft factory with sales and admin offices in Chiswick, west London. While sourcing certain items of kit from China and India, and frames from scrummaging machines from engineering suppliers, the vast majority of Rhino kit is manufactured or assembled on site.   Where does Martin Johnson fit in?   Martin Johnson is both a director and a significant shareholder of...

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  • World Rugby's China Deal With Ali Sports On Hold

    ... women’s sevens team win a medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. He said China and the United States lead the way in terms of rugby fanbase, both with 30 million people either interested or very interested in the game. There is also a strong following in India (25m) and Japan (15m). Read full article here... http://www.scmp.com/sport/rugby/hk-sevens/article/2140701/us100-million-hold-world-rugby-suspends-china-programme-over See also... Alisports Provides Conduit For RugbyPass And World Rugby's Ch...

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  • News

    ... and admin offices in Chiswick, West London. They will be machining and cutting pads in Chiswick, but Foster Engineering in Weston-super-Mare, Somerset, plus another company in Cornwall, make the frames for the scrummage machines. They buy balls from India and some tackle suits from China.   Where does Martin Johnson fit in? The key breakthrough in financing the deal, according to Clark, was getting England’s World Cup-winning captain involved. “I copied the example of Woodworm cricket bats...

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  • Record Viewing Figures for RWC

    ... satellite run in partnership with IMG, increased competitiveness on the field and a memorable and ultimately successful Rugby World Cup 2011. They also underscore the IRB's mission to reach out to new and emerging markets such as USA, Brazil, Russia, China, India and Mexico, and grow Rugby beyond its traditional strongholds." "Rugby World Cup continues to go from strength to strength, reaching out to more men, women and children in new and existing Rugby markets around the world. Central to thi...

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