Mark Dodson

  • Dodson Extends At SRU Until 2023

    Scottish Rugby has extended the contract of chief executive Mark Dodson until 2023. The governing body are planning to maintain the rate of progress since Dodson’s appointment in 2011, by keeping him on until after RWC2023 in France. Off the pitch, turnover is at a record high of £51.4 million while debt is at an all-time low. Financial support for Scotland’s grassroots clubs has increased by nearly 50 per cent since Dodson’s arrival. Scottish Rugby chairman Colin Grassie said: “It was...

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  • Dodson Promises Schools Investment In Scotland

    Scottish Rugby chief executive Mark Dodson has committed to the ongoing investment into school rugby in Scotland, in an interview with the BBC. The Scotland national side has come under fire in recent months following a poor Six Nations campaign but Dodson has defended Scottish rugby, citing the doubling of commercial income and the reduction of debts during his tenure as chief executive as a sign of progress being made. And he had pledged to continue investing into both independent and state sc...

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  • Dodson Positive About Scottish Rugby’s Future

    Scottish Rugby chief executive Mark Dodson speaks to BBC Scotland's Brian McLauchlin during Scotland's tour to South Africa. Please click here to watch the video interview on the BBC website...

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  • Dodson Signs New Five-Year SRU Deal

    Scottish Rugby chief executive Mark Dodson has signed a new five-year contract that will see him remain at the helm past the next Rugby World Cup and through until 2020. The Scottish Rugby Union (SRU) says the lengthy contract extension reflects the “commercial and operational success achieved since his appointment in September 2011” and it has no doubt that he is right man to take the union forward. It praised him for attracting BT, RBS and Macron, generating revenues through ticket sales a...

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  • £44.2m Record for SRU

    ... remains the foundation of our sport. Real progress is being made to take the sport forward, at every level, backed up with consistent support and investment, which rugby is uniquely placed at this time to do.” Read The Scotsman interview with SRU CEO Mark Dodson on link below: Scotsman Interview With Mark Dodson See also: First Time Over £40m Turnover for SRU SRU Posts Record Turnover Scottish Rugby in the Money...

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  • SRU Appoint New Boss

    The Scottish Rugby Union have named Mark Dodson as their new chief executive. Dodson, who formerly held the same title at Guardian Media Group's Regional Media division, succeeds Jock Millican, who had replaced Gordon McKie on an interim basis in June. In a statement, Dodson said: "I am delighted to be given the opportunity to lead Scottish Rugby, a globally recognised organisation, as it continues the development of the game throughout Scotland. "My initial focus will be to work closely with th...

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  • BT To Land £20m Murrayfield Naming Rights Deal

    ... strengthen their squads in time for next season. BT will also have their name on the Scotland jersey in the long term, with the BT Sport Stadium, the BT Sport Murrayfield Stadium and BT Murrayfield Stadium just three of the names under consideration. SRU boss Mark Dodson and commercial operations chief Dominic McKay have reportedly been working behind the scenes to strike the deal, following BT’s foray into the sporting world with their TV channels. Please click here to read more......

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  • SRU Open To Football At Murrayfield

    ... Park or moving the football team to an alternative venue. The SRU reportedly has debts of £11 million, which would be eased by the valuable stream of income which would come with the football team playing games at the stadium. And SRU chief executive Mark Dodson has made it clear that he would welcome the SFA using the 67,000-seater BT Murrayfield if it decides to move away from Hampden. BT Murrayfield hosted two of Glasgow Celtic's Champions League games earlier this season while their Ibrox...

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  • SRU Calls For Cotter

    ... quick succession and speaking out about certain players and staff. Cotter will take over from Scott Johnson at Scotland and the interim head coach and director of rugby has described the move as a “real coup”, while Scottish Rugby chief executive Mark Dodson says he was always the governing body’s first choice. “Vern is rightly regarded as one of the top coaches in the world and to have secured someone of his calibre is a coup for Scotland. He was our first choice as head coach,” he s...

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  • SRU Reports Record Season To Member Clubs

    ... £8.5million, the lowest in more than a decade Investment in the club and school game is now at a record £2.94 million, sustained growth over the last five seasons of some 63%. In a related interview with BBC on-line’s Tom English, SRU chief executive, Mark Dodson has valued Scottish pro-teams - Glasgow and Edinburgh - at £50m each: “At one point in the conversation Mark Dodson, chief executive of Scottish Rugby, says he's prepared to have a conversation about giving up 51% of SRU control...

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