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  • Musgrave Park To Be Renamed Irish Independent Park

    Musgrave Park, the Cork home of Munster, is to be renamed Irish Independent Park in a new 10-year naming rights agreement with Independent News & Media. The partnership agreement will come into effect next season and will assist in creating permanency for Munster Rugby in Ireland's second largest city, including assisting with the re-development of the grounds. The ground has played host to five Munster fixtures this season, welcoming crowds for three RaboDirect PRO12 fixtures, one friendl...

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  • Heineken Cup Defeats To Cost Irish Rugby €2m

    ... a potential home semi-final could bring in another €500,000, while the 10-year sponsorship of Musgrave Park by Independent Newspaper Group has also been a financial boost in 2014. Please click here to read full article...Musgrave Park To Be Renamed Irish Independent Park  ...

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  • Munster Install Artificial Pitch In Cork

    Major upgrade works have commenced at the Munster’s Cork-based stadium, Irish Independent Park (formerly Musgrave Park) this week. The significant development, an integral part of the province’s long-term strategy for the Cork area, sees the installation of a modified 3G pitch surface by Tralee-based PST Sport, replacing the current grass surface. Funded in part by Munster’s own commercial revenue streams, including the Munster Rugby Annual London Dinner, and a Sports Capital Grant, the ne...

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  • London Irish And Yorkshire Carnegie Meet Minimum Standards For Promotion

    The Rugby Football Union (RFU) has considered the findings of an Independent audit report of the Greene King IPA Championship semi-finalists assessing their eligibility for promotion to the Aviva Premiership next season. London Irish and Yorkshire Carnegie have met the minimum standards criteria to the satisfaction of the RFU based on the following stadia: Madejski Stadium (London Irish) and Headingly Carnegie (Yorkshire Carnegie). Ealing Trailfinders and Doncaster Knights did not apply for the...

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  • IRFU Considering World Cup Bid

    The Sunday Independent has revealed that the Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU) are considering a bid for the 2023 Rugby World Cup. Philip Browne, the chief executive of the IRFU confirmed to the newspaper that it was something they are looking into but political support would be crucial. “It's something that we've looked at in the past and coming back from New Zealand (from the 2011 Rugby World Cup) and seeing what they were able to do there, we said ‘let's have a look at it again’,” Bro...

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  • Union And League Clubs Announce Media Partnerships

    Connacht Rugby, London Irish and Bradford Bulls have all announced commercial partnerships with media organisations. The Irish Independent is now the official newspaper to Connacht and the club will get its own eight-page supplement in every paper, whilst the Bulls have launched an initial one-year partnership with local Bradford paper the Telegraph and Argus. Meanwhile, London Irish ahve agreed a marketing partnership with Irish broadcaster Setanta Sports. The Connacht supplement in the Irish...

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  • Scottish Independence Vote Could Trigger Lions Rebrand

    The British and Irish Lions may have to be renamed 'The Lions' if Scotland votes to leave the United Kingdom during this week's independence referendum. The next Lions board meeting is in October and John Spencer, recently announced at the tour manager for the trip to New Zealand in 2017, told the Daily Telegraph that the issue would be discussed then in light of the result of the referendum. The shortened version of 'The Lions', for which the touring party is already commonly known, would be th...

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  • Casement Park Setback To Ireland 2023 Bid

    A High Court ruling this week stated that government approval for a new 38,000 seater stadium at Casement Park in Belfast was unlawful, adding complication to the Irish bid to host the Rugby World Cup in 2023. The Belfast Telegraph reports that there is still hope that a state of the art arena could be built in west Belfast but with a reduced capacity, possibly 25,000, and only if agreement can be reached between the parties involved. They include the Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure, wh...

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  • Crunch Match Highlights Munster's Struggles

    Munster’s financial position came in for much discussion in the Irish media last week as their game against Edinburgh seemed to be deciding whether they would miss out on Champions Cup qualification next season. Although the pressure eased on Friday evening with a 27-19 victory, the financial score was not as reassuring. The Irish Independent has revealed that the IRFU is releasing an extra €500k (or £395K) to each branch this year and next to allow them to be more competitive in the playe...

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  • Leinster To Wear Adidas From 2018?

    Adidas are set to take over from Canterbury as kit suppliers to Leinster in season 2018/19 on a five year contract according to the Irish Independent this week. The newspaper reported that a Leinster spokesman said the province do not comment on existing contracts but it’s understood the decision has already been made, leaving Adidas with both of Ireland’s biggest rugby brands: Munster and Leinster. It’s likely that the deal will see the Adidas Leinster gear available only through Life Sty...

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