Mark Foster

  • Foster Becomes RFL Marketing Director

    The Rugby Football League (RFL) has announced that Mark Foster is to become the governing body's new Marketing director. Foster, 40, has spent the last 18 months working as the Marketing manager of Rugby League World Cup 2013 and has previously worked as Marketing director at Durham County Cricket Club and head of Marketing at Newcastle Falcons. He helped to set stadium attendance records for both domestic and international cricket at Durham and Newcastle Falcons enjoyed a 37 per cent incr...

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  • Foster’s Sponsors Inaugural WRU Sevens

    Foster’s has agreed a deal to become the first ever title sponsor of the brand new WRU National Sevens tournament, which takes place at Cardiff Arms Park on Sunday 25 August. The competition, which features the 12 Principality Premiership teams and four other sides, is hoping to draw in the crowds with a summer beach party theme for the August Bank Holiday event and create a following for future years. The financial value of the sponsorship arrangement with the Australian lager brand has not b...

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  • Magic Weekend Set To Break Records Again

    ... 2015 event and it also set a new benchMark for the most number of people attending a single day of the event – 40,871 on the Saturday – but those figures are reportedly in danger of being topped this year. Super League's interim general manager, Mark Foster, said: “The 10th Magic looks like it will be bigger and better than ever, which is testament to the people that set out the idea at the start. “We're slightly ahead of where we were this time last year. We'd like to get to 40,000 on...

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  • Magic Weekend Sales Pass 30k Mark

    ... for First Utility Super League’s two-day Magic Weekend on May 30 and 31 have passed the 30,000 barrier already. The East Stand of Newcastle's St James' Park has sold out on the Saturday, a full seven weeks before the event. RFL Marketing director Mark Foster said: "Selling over 30,000 tickets for Magic Weekend at this point in the season is fantastic news. "A sold out East Stand on the Saturday and strong sales across the whole weekend suggest that we are in for the best Magic ever. "I live...

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  • New Super Team Appointed By RFL

    The RFL has announced three significant appointments to strengthen its senior team. Roger Draper has been appointed to the newly created role of chief commercial officer and Super League executive director, Mark Foster will take on the role of Super League general manager and Tony Sutton will join the organisation as director of finance and facilities. Draper, who is currently chief executive of Warrington Wolves, was formerly chief executive of the LTA (Lawn Tennis Association) between 2006 and...

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  • Strong Early Sales For 2015 Magic Weekend

    ... League fixtures played over two days. Organisers claims ticket demand has been running at a record level this week with 48 per cent of tickets purchased by people who have never attended a major rugby league event before. Super League Marketing director Mark Foster said: "It's fantastic that ticket sales have been going so well during the first week. It’s also very encouraging to see that 29 per cent of tickets have been purchased by people in the North East. "The North East public are very p...

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  • RFL Partners With Supporters Direct

    The RFL has revealed that it has signed an agreement with Supporters Direct that will see the two organisations work together to Foster closer relationships between fans and clubs. Supporters Direct have helped to establish almost 20 supporters’ trusts in rugby league since forming the first at Warrington Wolves and it has helped six clubs across the country, including Hunslet Hawks, Hemel Stags and Rochdale Hornets, to enter supporter community ownership. RFL director of projects and planning...

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  • Over 70,000 Tickets Sold For Challenge Cup Final

    ... announced that over 70,000 tickets have sold for this weekend's Challenge Cup final at Wembley Stadium between Castleford Tigers and Leeds Rhinos. Seats in the lower tiers at the 90,000-capacity Wembley are almost sold out, with RFL Marketing director Mark Foster hailing the demand for tickets and urging supporters without one to act fast. "The demand to see this event has been so high that we have had to employ extra ticketing staff, just to cope with demand," he said. "The story has been simi...

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  • New RL Business Club Launches

    A new business network, The Rugby League Business Network, has been created with a focus on rugby league and bringing people together through their passion for the sport. The Rugby League Business Network is free to join and open to all and will hold events and activities suited to the business community – from seminars and networking receptions to dinners and tables and boxes at major rugby league events. Launching the network, founder Mark Ramsdale said: “The Rugby League Business Networ...

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  • Falcons Fight Back Under New Ownership

    ... says an action plan has been put in place to address the issue and stress that enthusiasm for the game is undiminished at grass roots level.“There is a definite appetite for a Premiership rugby club here,” says Newcastle Falcons commercial manager Mark Foster. “Results can go some way to attracting the crowds back but the North East needs Premiership rugby. There are talented youngsters up here and without us there would be no clear pathway to professional rugby for them. We have had 25 A...

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