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  • Saracens Cancel Cape Town Experiment

    ... dispute in Cape Town over which stadium should host the event. The Cape Town stadium (pictured above) was announced, as the initial venue, which is owned by the City of Cape Town but the Western Province Rugby Football Union wanted the game to be held at Newlands, the regions tradional rugby home. Sarcens released a statement saying: “We have no wish to be a catalyst for conflict between the City of Cape Town and the Western Province Rugby Union. "Saracens looks forward to playing a competit...

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  • Western Province Commercial Arm Fails

    ... that the winding-up is proceeded with in the best interests of all of its creditors, employees, players and other stakeholders.” Western Province have assured that WP Stormers fixtures in the upcoming Super 15 season will be honoured and that rugby at Newlands will continue unaffected by the liquidation. Fore more detailed articles.... Business_as_usual_for_the_Stormers what-you-need-to-know-about-wp-rugby-being-for-sale/    ...

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  • New Funding Needed For Raeburn Place Project

    ... £7.7m needed to begin the redevelopment, according to BBC Scotland.  A new start date has been set for next May and RPF has appointed consultancy Bruce Tait Associates (BTA) to lead its fundraising efforts on an interim basis. RPF chairman David Newlands said: "They are recognised leaders in the field of capital fundraising programmes and they will lead the fundraising efforts with immediate effect, while simultaneously recruiting a full-time capital campaign director for our fundraising pr...

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  • Murrayfield To Get Desso Pitch

    ... this season and the challenges of keeping Murrayfield accessible in probably the most challenging rugby climate in the northern hemisphere.” The same pitch technology is used at both Twickenham and the Aviva Stadium in Dublin and further afield at Newlands in Cape Town, the Nelson Mandela Stadium in Port Elizabeth and the Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin. The WRU also revealed in December that it will be installing a Desso pitch at the Millennium Stadium and the cost of that surface is thought...

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  • Kings And Cheetahs About To Look North?

    ... had decreased by 3.8 million viewers compared to the same stage four years previously. TV viewership also decreased in Australia and New Zealand, but not nearly as much as in South Africa. Attendance figures at stadiums were also decreasing, with only Newlands - which boasts an average of 26 992 fans per game - able to fill more than a half-full stadium. Ellis Park, the home venue of the table-topping Lions, only has an average of 19 808 (32%) fans per game, while Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium (15...

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  • Clubs Reaping Rewards From Sowing The Perfect Pitch

    ... around £3.3 million, whilst laying a similar pitch at Twickenham in June 2012 was said to have cost £1.2 million. Desso pitches are also in place at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin, the Forsyth Barr Stadium in New Zealand, the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium and Newlands in South Africa and the Arena de Sao Paulo, which has just played host to the 2014 FIFA World Cup, and Stead says installation costs vary significantly between projects. “It varies depending on the ground conditions and what is requ...

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