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  • Leonard And Brown On Lions Board

    Jason Leonard and Steve Brown have been appointed to the board of the British & Irish Lions as representatives from the Rugby Football Union. Past RFU president and Lion No 644, Leonard and newly appointed RFU chief executive officer, Brown replace 2017 tour manager John Spencer and Ian Ritchie respectively. “I’d like to thank John and Ian for their contribution to the Lions," said Lions board chairman Tom Grace. "John did a fantastic job as tour manager in New Zealand and we wish him al...

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  • Billy Whizz steps into fashion

    This month, World Cup winner Jason Robinson has launched his own clothing range.   It is a lifestyle clothing range, with a variety of t shirts and jumpers.  This is the first phase of Jason’s range; the next phase will reportedly encompass some technical garments as well as a women’s collection.   The clothes have been manufactured by Proskins Ltd and the price range is between £20 and £40.

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  • Castleford Sign Up With XBlades

    Castleford Tigers have signed an exclusive five year deal with XBlades which will see the brand become the club's new official kit supplier from the 2015 Super League season. The partnership will also see XBlades, who can name former World Cup winner Jason Robinson as a director, supplying all the club's off-field leisure apparel, footwear and protection. The partnership will commence ahead of the 2015 season with a new home and away jersey expected to be available for supporters from early Nove...

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  • Working Week - Jason Davidson, Head of Athletic Performance

    Jason Davidson is one of the leading conditioners in British sport. During his six years with Leeds Rhinos the club have been Super League champions four times, renowned for their physical fitness at the end of a gruelling season. In his role as head of athletic performance, the former Sheffield Eagles and Doncaster player oversees all the strength and conditioning at Leeds Rugby, working with the Rhinos and sister rugby union club Leeds Carnegie.Running Rugby spoke to Jason in the midst of prep...

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  • Baines Becomes RFU President

    RFU senior vice president Peter Baines will become the governing body's new president from 1 August 2016, taking over from Jason Leonard. Former England Women’s World Cup winner Maggie Alphonsi will also join the council and former England full back Jonathan Webb will join Ian Ritchie as the RFU’s two representatives on the World Rugby council. Webb replaces Bill Beaumont, who will take office as chairman of World Rugby on 1 July. Peter Baines was the Hertfordshire representative on the RFU...

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  • London Broncos Announce Management Restructure

    London Broncos have announced that Jason Loubser, previously the financial controller at the club for three years, has become the new general manager as they restructure the management team after the departure of Gus Mackay last month. Tom Williams has been recruited from Hemel Stags to head up the commercial side of the business and Niel Wood, formerly of the RFL, will oversee marketing and community operations, while David Lawrenson, current media executive for the RFL, will be responsible for...

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  • New Pitch for Headingley

    The oldest pitch in elite British sport is set to be replaced after it was announced that the rugby pitch at Headingley Carnegie Stadium is to be replaced. The pitch, which dates back to the opening of the stadium in 1890, was last relayed in 1963 when Headingley became the first club ground in British sport to install undersoil heating. However, work will begin on 8th October to dig out the old pitch and drainage to be replaced by a modern surface and infrastructure. The project will cost aroun...

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  • Rugby Expo 2014 Line-Up Revealed

    Organisers have revealed the line-up of speakers for the first day of Rugby Expo 2014 at Twickenham on 22 October, with Premiership Rugby CEO Mark McCafferty, RFU CEO Ian Ritchie and Super League general manager Blake Solly all set to address delegates. A number of the key talking points in both codes of rugby at present will be discussed during the course of the day, such as 'Building Big Game strategies', 'The vision for the future of professional club rugby' and sponsorship, marketing and soc...

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  • Broadcasters Ready For Six Nations Battle

    The Six Nations kicks off for another year this weekend but this season the historic tournament will be split between BBC and ITV for the first time following the signing of a new £50m per year deal last summer. ITV will now broadcast the England, Ireland and Italy home matches, while the BBC has Wales, Scotland and France home games, as part of a new six-year agreement. That means the BBC has eight matches this year and ITV seven but that will be the other way round next season. The BBC opted...

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  • League And Union Clubs Nominated For Groundsmanship Awards

    Clubs in both rugby union and rugby league have been nominated in categories for the upcoming Institute of Groundsmanship (IOG) Awards in December. Both Harlequins and Worcester Warriors are on the shortlist for the IOG Professional Rugby Union Grounds Team of the Year award, whilst Castleford Tigers and Wigan Warriors are up for the league equivalent. Both Worcester and Castleford were up for the same awards last year but both lost out to Myles Landick of Jersey and Jason Booth at Leeds respect...

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Street League work with young people, progressing them into employment, education and training by engaging them through football, fitness, dance fitness and rugby. We specialise in helping our participants (16-24 years’ olds from disadvantaged areas) progress from our unique sport/fitness and education programmes into sustainable employment, education and training.

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