Pacific Island

  • World Rugby Intervene To Protect Pacific Talent

    As part of their greater investment in Pacific Island rugby, World Rugby has launched an initiative designed to accelerate rugby development in the area, paving the way for the region’s best and brightest rugby talent to thrive on the international stage. The ‘World Rugby Combine’ - run in partnership with Oceania Rugby, Pacific Rugby Players (PRP) and the three unions - features 30 players under the age of 23 from Fiji, Samoa and Tonga, who impressed during the recent World Rugby Pacific...

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  • World Rugby, England and Players Mobilised As Samoan RU Strugglhttp://www.runningrugby.com/admin#Roo

    The RFU have agreed to make a one-off payment of £75,000 to Samoa – England’s opposition in just over two weeks’ time – after the Pacific Island nation’s governing body declared themselves bankrupt. The England players are also said to havew pledged to donate £1,000 each to their cause. World Rugby has said that it will investigate at the game's governance in Samoa after Samoa Rugby Union chair Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegao pleaded with the public at home for financial support this wee...

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  • Brexit May Threaten Player Recruitment

    ... Newcastle managing director Mick Hogan. Britons head to the polls on June 23 and a vote to withdraw could mean the end of free movement which currently allows EU citizens to work in Britain without permits. Pulling out may also affect South African and Pacific Island ‘Kolpak’ players who are currently entitled to play here under trade agreements brokered in conjunction with the EU. Pacific Island players have contributed hugely to the success of the Premiership, thanks to the EU’s Kolpak...

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  • IRB Investment to Bring a Taste of 2015

    ... the Tier One v Tier Two fixtures within the international tours and test schedule approved by the IRB Council in 2010. Russia, USA, Samoa, Canada, Tonga, Fiji, Romania, Japan, Uruguay, Portugal, Georgia and Chile will all be in action with the three Pacific Island teams facing up against top level opposition. The announcement further underlines the IRB’s commitment to an expanded annual calendar for Tier Two teams and builds on similar schedules in place during previous seasons. One of the hi...

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  • U20 Championship To Get Major Exposure

    World Rugby’s U20 Championship in Italy will be getting major exposure around the globe next month, with broadcasters taking it to more than 160 million homes in over 100 different countries. As teams arrive in northern Italy for the eighth edition of the tournament, organisers have revealed that the event from 2-20 June will be screened far and wide through 11 TV channels. Matches will be played at venues in Parma, Calvisano, and Viadana, with the final played in Cremona on 20 June. Subject t...

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  • Jersey Become Reds

    Jersey have revealed that they will play under the name 'Jersey Reds' when the 2016/17 season gets underway, officially adopting the widely-used nickname for the club. The club's executive committee has taken the decision to make the switch from simply Jersey to Jersey Reds in order to maximise the appeal to players and supporters alike and it will encompass Jersey Athletic, Jersey Ladies and the club's thriving mini and junior section as well as the first team squad ahead of their fifth sea...

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  • Taxman sponsors Jersey

    Jersey Rugby Club is reported to have secured taxpayers’ money to fund their forthcoming campaign. The Economic Development department has agreed to part with £75,000 to sponsor the club, who will play in the RFU Championship for the first time next season. The department say they are open to the idea of an on-going sponsorship deal provided they see benefits during 2012/13. Jersey Tourism will also run a marketing programme which will see jersey.com and locatejersey.com featuring on the n...

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  • Celtic stadium proposals

    Super League newcomers Celtic Crusaders have submitted plans to Bridgend County Borough Council for a new state-of-the-art stadium. Proposals for a 15,000-capacity venue at Island Farm, Bridgend, include bars, corporate hospitality and conference suites, educational, recreational and community facilities, media suites and offices and a large indoor training facility. Crusaders chief executive David Thompson said: "The Crusaders are now playing at the elite level in the UK and we are committed to...

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  • Jersey Make Royal Progress But Premiership Can Wait

    While attention is mainly fixed on the Aviva Premiership, elsewhere in the English leagues the big story has been the rise, and rise, of Jersey.The National League 1 (third tier) title earned last month has secured the Channel Island club’s fourth promotion in five seasons and takes them within one step of the elite.A rugby trip to the self-proclaimed warmest place in the British Isles used to mean nothing more than a jolly or pre-season training but that has all changed. The Island’s rugby...

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  • Tourism Ireland Exploit Women's RWC

    Tourism Ireland has announced details of its new promotional campaign to leverage the tourism benefits of the upcoming Women’s Rugby World Cup. Tourism Ireland are looking to leverage the tourism benefits of the Women’s Rugby World Cup over the coming weeks – spreading the word through its promotions around the world in key rugby-loving countries, including Great Britain, Australia, New Zealand, France, Japan, Canada and the United States. In France, Tourism Ireland will partner with Midi...

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