Northern Ireland

  • Northern Rock extend Newcastle deal

    Northern Rock has extended their sponsorship of the Newcastle Falcons with a new three-year deal. This will take the company’s partnership with the Falcons past the ten-year mark, making it the longest unbroken main sponsorship in the English Premiership. Northern Rock's logo will appear on the front of the Falcons' new Nike shirt, having signed a three-year kit deal with the sportswear company. Commercial Director Mick Hogan said: "Northern Rock has provided magnificent support to the Falcons...

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  • RWC 2023 Could Be Worth €800m To Ireland

    ... €800m in revenue for the country and thousands of jobs. "Couple that with the €200m we anticipate sport tourism will be generating annually and you hit the €1bn mark in terms of revenue from sport tourism in one year. That’s the same amount that Northern Ireland is seeking to grow its entire tourism industry to by 2020."  

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  • Sky Backs Off As Eir Sports Take PRO14 Rights In Ireland

    ... Reports claim that their interest in extending those rights was dependent upon extending rights in Ireland as well as the UK. Press reports suggest that both pay TV and free-to-air companies are now involved in bidding for the rights in Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland and England. Eir Sport have been acquiring rugby property for some time broadcasting Ireland’s game against the All Blacks in Chicago in 2016, live games in the Aviva Premiership, the Women’s RWC last summer and claiming the...

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  • Abbey Insurance Back Ulster Stand And Academy

    Abbey Insurance has announced two major sponsorship agreements with Ulster Rugby. The three-year partnership will see Northern Ireland's largest locally owned insurance broker sponsor the Ulster Rugby Academy and Kingspan Stadium's Family Stand. The exclusive agreement will see the Aquinas end stand at Kingspan Stadium renamed the Abbey Insurance Family Stand with the brand rolling out a range of family friendly match day initiatives throughout the season. The Academy will be branded the Abbey I...

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  • All-Party Assembly Group For Ulster

    An All-Party Assembly Group on Rugby was officially launched at Stormont on Monday (7th November). The purpose of the All-Party Group on Rugby is to engage with the Northern Ireland Assembly at a strategic level and to examine issues impacting upon the development of rugby, stadia and specific issues affecting the professional game in Ulster.  “We have ambitious goals to becoming a leading force in World Rugby within 10-15 years and support from the Assembly will be crucial to reaching that g...

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  • Ulster Get Go Ahead to Increase Capacity

    ... match. Drawings to upgrade and redevelop the remaining three sides of the ground were initially submitted to the planning authorities in August 2010, and in March 2011 it was announced that Ulster would be granted up to £14.7 million in funding from the Northern Ireland Executive through Sport Northern Ireland, to complete the project. An announcement today from environment minister Alex Attwood means that the go-ahead has been given for the project. "A modern, fit-for-purpose and spectator-fr...

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  • WRWC 2017 Attracts Attention On TV And Online

    ... the imagination. An average of 191,300 - 17.45% of the available audience -watched Ireland's thrilling 19-17 win over Australia on RTE Two on the opening day of the tournament, with a peak of 322,300. That’s without counting interested parties from Northern Ireland as the RTE live feed was geo-blocked to that audience due to ITV’s UK rights. French channel, France 4, had a peak of 829,000 viewers - and an average of 673,000 - for les Bleus' landslide victory over Japan at Billings Park on t...

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  • TV3 Wins Irish Six Nations Rights

    ... region of €20 million for the rights. The Irish arm of Sky was also thought to have been interested in acquiring the rights but its interest subsided after a combined bid from ITV and BBC beat Sky to the tournament rights in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. RBS 6 Nations CEO John Feehan said: “We are delighted to be working with TV3 on developing the interest in the Championship and to ultimately grow this wonderful competition in Ireland. “TV3’s coverage of Rugby World Cu...

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  • Northern Rail Cup To Be Scrapped?

    The Rugby Football League (RFL) has revealed that the Northern Rail Cup may not take place in 2014 in what is being called a transitional year for clubs. The competition has been running since 2002 but, with the current sponsorship about to end and ongoing talks taking place about the structure of the sport, the details of the RFL's Policy Review suggest that it may be scrapped completely next year even ahead of the proposed changes for 2015. The RFL's director of standards and licensing Blake S...

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  • Six Nations Off The Irish Free-To-Air List From 2021

    Rugby fans may have to pay to watch the Six Nations from 2021 - after the competition was not added to the list of Ireland’s compulsory free-to-air sporting events the Irish Times has reported. The Six Nations will continue to be broadcast on RTÉ until 2018 when TV3 and BBC will take over the rights for a further three years. After Tuesday’s omission however, the competition will then be open to bidding from subscription-based sports channels. At present the Six Nations is designated free-t...

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