Philip Quinn

  • Quinn Brought In To Head Leinster Commercial And Marketing

    Leinster Rugby have confirmed that Kevin Quinn has been appointed as the new head of commercial and marketing. Quinn takes over from Paul Dermody, who has joined Horse Racing Ireland, and he will join his new colleagues in UCD this week. A graduate of D.I.T., Quinn was founder and CEO of Ticéad Ltd, a company delivering sports event software. He was also founder and CEO of Servecast Ltd, a bespoke online video solutions company. Servecast was later acquired by Level 3 Communications where he ac...

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  • Facility Developments In Dublin And Cork

    ... see the playing surface at the Cork venue altered in phase one of the latest stadium upgrade. Phase two of the proposed ground regeneration will include the construction of a new gym to cater for the needs of Munster’s underage teams in the area, and Philip Quinn, head of finance and operations at Munster Rugby, told the Irish Examiner that they expect to hear about their funding application before the end of the summer. “We have opened the High Performance Centre in Limerick so we have to...

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  • Munster To Post €300k Surplus

    ... was offset by associated increases in match costs totalling €1m. “We’ve doubled the amount of people through the gate at Thomond Park, which is scary coming from where we were last year,” said Munster Rugby’s head of finance and operations, Philip Quinn. Ticket sales increased from 201,000 in 2015/16 to 305,000 (a 52% rise) and attendances almost doubled from 124,000 to 243,000 in the same period. Notable from these figures is the upsurge in ticketholders (including season and ten-yea...

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  • IRFU Considering World Cup Bid

    The Sunday Independent has revealed that the Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU) are considering a bid for the 2023 Rugby World Cup. Philip Browne, the chief executive of the IRFU confirmed to the newspaper that it was something they are looking into but political support would be crucial. “It's something that we've looked at in the past and coming back from New Zealand (from the 2011 Rugby World Cup) and seeing what they were able to do there, we said ‘let's have a look at it again’,” Bro...

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  • IRFU's Browne Warns Of Financial Gulf For Pro Teams

    Philip Browne, chief executive of the Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU), has warned that the IRFU can no longer be the 'lender of last resort' for the professional game as the governing body does not have the capacity to absorb ever increasing player wage inflation. Speaking at the release of the IRFU's 2015/16 Annual Report and their financial results up to April 2016, Browne outlined the challenge facing Irish professional rugby following significant changes in the economics of northern hemis...

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  • Down but not out!

    The Oldham Bears were one of the founder members of Super League in 1996 but in the decade since, they have struggled to survive. GARETH WALKER looks at a club who have refused to die   When Oldham Bears, then a Super League club, went into liquidation owing £2 million in 1997, the future of professional rugby league in the Lancashire town was in danger for the first time in more than a century. Ten years on the new club that was born out of the Bears disaster is still surviving, despite trial...

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  • Leinster And Bank Of Ireland Agree Five-Year Extension

    Bank of Ireland and Leinster Rugby have announced a five year extension of their sponsorship through to the 2023 season. In addition to exclusive branding of all playing and training kits for the Leinster Rugby professional team, the partnership continues to encompass all Leinster rugby activity right through to grassroots community, schools and club level. Speaking at the announcement in Tullow RFC this week, Bank of Ireland sponsorship manager, Gemma Bell commented, “Bank of Ireland has prou...

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  • Connacht Rugby CEO Steps Down

    Connacht Rugby CEO Tom Sears is to part company with the club by mutual consent after only 15 months in charge and negotiations are reportedly ongoing between Sears and the IRFU. This developed in the same week as IRFU chief executive Philip Browne responded to a reported €450,000-plus over spend in Connacht. However, it is believed that Sears' departure is not connected with those recent findings. It also comes as Pat Lam has only recently taken over from Eric Elwood as head coach but all p...

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  • New Castleford Stadium Gains Planning Permission

    Castleford Tigers' hopes of a new stadium were boosted after Wakefield Council granted planning permission for the £135m Five Towns Park development. Members of Wakefield Council's planning committee approved the outline application at a planning committee meeting last week. The Tigers hope to take up residency in the new 10,000 capacity community stadium, which will form part of the Five Towns Park - also including a retail development, petrol station and a country park. Speaking at the meetin...

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  • Ireland To Bid For Rugby World Cup In 2023

    At the International Rugby Board (IRB) conference this week Ireland revealed that it is considering making a bid for the Rugby World Cup in 2023. Ireland has reportedly been considering a bid for over a year having seen New Zealand stage the event in 2011 and if it does go ahead, the plan is for games to be played in both the north and south of the country at rugby union and gaelic games venues.  Ireland’s sports minister Leo Varadkar says hosting the world's third biggest sporting event wo...

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