Michael Steele

  • Steele, Riley And Croad Step Down From Halifax Board

    Halifax RLFC has announced that chairman Michael Steele has stood down from an active role on the club's board to become club president, ending a near 15-year tenure as an executive of the club. Fellow directors Mike Riley and Ian Croad have also been thanked by the club for their years of service. Halifax coach Richard Marshall added his well wishes on the club website: "On a personal note, I'd like to wish Michael a fantastic retirement. Michael has worked tirelessly to support this club and m...

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  • Halifax Sponsor has X Factor

    ... sponsor the club next year. The truth is I was always going to do it but it felt right to announce it in the wake of the win,” says Tony whose direct marketing company employs over 200 people. He attended the game with fellow directors Ian Croad and Michael Steele and makes no secret of his ambition – to help get Halifax into the Super League and be a force to be reckoned with. It is the first time the club has won the Northern Rail cup. They reached the final last year but were beaten by L...

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  • Steele Announced as New Head of Youth Sports Trust

    The Youth Sport Trust have announced that former Rugby Football Union boss, John Steele will become its new chief executive from the 6th of February. Steele commented: “It is an absolute privilege to be appointed chief executive of the Youth Sport Trust.  I have often looked on with admiration at the work of the Youth Sport Trust and a large part of my motivation for joining the organisation is it's exceptional record of delivery and expertise. “In this, the Olympic and Paralympic year, we...

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  • Steele Gets English Institute Of Sport Job

    The former CEO of the RFU, John Steele, has been appointed chair of the English Institute of Sport (EIS). The appointment comes at a time when the aim is to win more medals in RIO 2016 than at London 2012. Steele, who is currently CEO of the Youth Sport Trust and has previously been CEO at UK Sport, will replace Steve Cram after he stepped down in June 2013 after 10 years of service. The institute has more than 250 staff and provides sports science and medical support to in excess of 1,700 at...

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  • Bonfield Becomes Company Secretary At Halifax To Support New Board

    ... affair with Halifax RLFC really took off. Since then, he and wife Elizabeth have been regular attendees at most games both home and away. ‘We just love the game in general and Fax in particular,’ he said. On his new role, he said, ‘I have known Michael Steele for many years and believe that the supporters owe a massive debt of gratitude to him and all our retiring directors. I am really looking forward to taking over just one of Michael’s many roles and to working with the new board to...

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  • RFU Apologises to Martyn Thomas

    The Rugby Football Union (RFU) has made a public apology to Martyn Thomas, its former chairman and acting chief executive, after accepting that there was insufficient evidence to support allegations made against Thomas by a review panel in the wake of the departure of former CEO John Steele in June 2011 The RFU Council set up a review to examine the events that led to Steele leaving the organisation and to consider how and why confidential information was leaked to the media.  The RFU says th...

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  • Plymouth Albion Hire Football Veteran Dunford As MD

    National one club, Plymouth Albion has appointed of Michael Dunford as managing director. Dunford, the former chief executive officer of Plymouth Argyle, Everton, Derby County, Birmingham City and Crawley Town has taken over officially from the 4th January 2017. "His first order of business will be to access the operational needs of the club and help guide Albion forward, enabling the club to grow commercially and meet the challenges of the future", said a clib statement. Chairman Ali Hannaford...

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  • IRFU Appoint New Manager

    The Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU) have announced that Michael Kearney has been appointed as the new manager for the Ireland team. Kearney replaces Paul McNaughton, who has officially stepped down from the role. Kearney will join up with the squad next week in their Limerick camp as preparations begin for the start of the RBS 6 Nations Championship. Commenting on the appointment, IRFU chief executive Philip Browne said: “Michael has a proven record over the last 30 years in rugby, but also...

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  • Michael Hawker Appointed RWCL Board Director

    Rugby World Cup Limited (RWCL) has announced the appointment of Australian Rugby Union Chairman Michael Hawker AM as a Director of the Rugby World Cup Board. Hawker’s appointment follows unanimous approval by the IRB Executive Committee. He joins IRB Chairman Bernard Lapasset, IRB Vice Chairman Oregan Hoskins, WRU Chairman David Pickering and IRB Chief Executive Brett Gosper on the Board, which is responsible for all Rugby World Cup properties. Hawker, who also sits on the IRB Executive Commit...

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  • Carter Targets 25 Per Cent Rise In Wakefield Season Ticket Sales

    Wakefield Wildcats chairman Michael Carter has announced that he is targeting a 25 per cent increase in season ticket sales at the Rapid Solicitors Stadium. Carter revealed the club's plans for season tickets next season in an open letter on the club website and claimed he is looking for the increase in order to raise additional funds for the club which will "be spent wisely, with consideration and with the supporters at the first and foremost of my mind." Carter also touches upon the issue of...

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