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  • Veivers Appointed Coach at Reds

    Australian Phil Veivers has been appointed as Salford City Reds' new head coach. The 47-year-old steps up from the role of assistant to succeed Matt Parish, who resigned for personal reasons after less than six months in charge. Veivers was in temporary charge of the Reds for much of last season due to the illness of Shaun McRae and was an unsuccessful applicant when Parish was appointed. 'I'm thrilled to be given the opportunity to take this club into the new stadium,' Veivers said. 'It is a hi...

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  • Face-To-Face With... Phil Clarke

    We caught up with Phil Clarke, managing director of The Sports Office, at the World Rugby ConfEx in London. The Sports Office provide industry-leading performance management software to help maximise the performance of players and athletes. Phil played rugby league at the highest level in the northern and southern hemisphere. A former Great Britain captain and a representative of Wigan and the Sydney Roosters, Phil combined his time as a professional athlete with a sports science degree at Liver...

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  • Larder Extends Stay at Sixways

    Worcester Warriors have announced defence coach Phil Larder OBE has signed a new contract at Sixways. The former England and British & Irish Lions coach re-joined the backroom staff at Sixways this season. Head coach Richard Hill praised Larder’s contribution this campaign and said: “I have been absolutely delighted by the strides we have made under Phil’s guidance and the work he has done. He has been a huge contributing factor to being where we are in the league at the current time....

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  • Phil Vickery on the success of Raging Bull

    Former England captain Phil Vickery talks to Global Sports Jobs about starting his clothing brand, Raging Bull, back in 1998 and how it has become such a success and given him a focus off the field. The former Gloucester and Wasps prop discusses the company's playing kit and leisure wear as well as how he has managed to grow the business online as well as in stores across the country. Please click here to watch the video and see Global Sports Jobs' other interviews with Mark McCafferty and other...

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  • Moves - Phil rejoins Rhino

    Phil Keith-Roach, scrum coach to the England’s 2003 World Cup winning side, has re-joined Rhino Rugby, the firm he helped establish over 25 years ago. Widely regarded as one of the leading scrummaging gurus in the world, Keith-Roach played a part in the founding of Rhino in the early Eighties, working alongside his then teaching colleague at Dulwich College, Tim Francis, the inventor of the groundbreaking Powerhouse scrummaging machine. Rhino Chief Executive Reg Clark commented: “It’s fan...

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  • Pask Leaves Saints' Board

    Northampton Saints have announced that Phil Pask has stepped down from the club’s board of directors. Pask, who joined the Saints’ board as a non-executive director in January 2007, has been given a new contract by the RFU as England Senior Team Physiotherapist. Pask’s connection with the Saints stretches over 26 years and includes 150 first team appearances as a player and eight years as a fitness trainer and then physiotherapist, including at the 2000 Heineken Cup final. Saints chairman...

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  • Wales RL To Take Over South Wales Scorpions

    Wales Rugby League, the national governing body for rugby league in Wales, has agreed to take over the running of the South Wales Scorpions for the 2014 season after their founder and chairman Phil Davies stepped down due to work and personal commitments. The club was founded in 2009 after the Celtic Crusaders opted to move North and has been the only professional rugby league side in South Wales since then. The Scorpions currently ply their trade in Championship One and chief operating officer...

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  • Council rejects Salford bailout deal

    Salford City Reds have suffered a setback in their ongoing fight for financial survival as the local council decided against stumping up another £750,000 to bail the club out. Negotiations have been going on between the club, the council and Peel Holdings, who were thought to be prepared to contribute £750,000 themselves as part of the deal, for some time but Salford City Council’s cabinet opted not to pay out any more money. Council bosses were reportedly divided about whether to go ahead w...

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  • Raging Bull Gets Fresh Investment

    The rugby leisurewear brand Raging Bull has attracted new investment in the form of two former House of Fraser senior executives John King and Stefan Cassar. The label, which was launched by ex-England international Phil Vickery MBE in 2007, has grown its turnover to £5 million in the past few years and now a consortium including former House of Fraser CEO John King and former CFO Stefan Cassar have come on board. The brand is primarily sold in department stores and online at present and has be...

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  • Davies Takes Cardiff Top Job

    Cardiff Blues have announced that former Welsh international Phil Davies has been appointed as director of rugby. Davies will leave his post as defence coach for Aviva Premiership side Worcester Warriors at the end of the season to join up with the Blues.  The ex-Wales captain, born in Seven Sisters, spent a decade at Leeds Tykes between 1996 and 2006 taking the Yorkshire club from Division Three into top-flight Premiership rugby. He steered Leeds to their Heineken Cup debut in 2003 and to a Po...

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