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  • Jones-Buchanan Joins Leeds Charity Board

    Jamie Jones-Buchanan has been confirmed as a trustee on the board of Leeds Rugby Foundation, Leeds Rugby’s official charity. The Rhinos second row is believed to be the first current player to be asked to join a Foundation governing body in the sport. Jones-Buchanan said, “It’s great when you’re part of such a prestigious network as the Foundation, you can facilitate people coming together and help make the world move a bit smoother in these times of austerity.” The dual-sport Leeds Ru...

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  • Foundation awards for Northern clubs

    Six rugby union clubs in the North will benefit from grants and loans totalling over £43,000, which have been approved by the Rugby Football Foundation. These include a £4,342 grant to Sandal RFC in Wakefield to finance boiler systems, showers and roof work, while at Halifax Vandals RFC a £6,000 grant has been approved to help install floodlights. Disabled toilet provision at Kendal RFC has also been supported with a £6,000 grant. In Lancashire, Bolton RFC will receive an £18,000 loan and a...

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  • Bath get comfortable with Herman Miller

      Bath Rugby have completed a new partnership deal with Herman Miller, the Bath and Chippenham based furniture design company, who will become an ‘Official Business Partner’ to the Club for the next season.   Herman Miller are dedicated to working within the local community, so will be focused throughout the season on supporting the Bath Rugby Community Foundation across a variety of projects. Their commitment to the community has already been shown, with them sponsoring the “Herman Mill...

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  • Steward Claims Damages From WRU After Pitch Invasion

    Welsh media have reported that a steward has been awarded compensation after he was Injured tackling a pitch invader. Mark Day, 48, took the Welsh Rugby Union to court claiming the injury ruined his ‘social life’. Mr Day ruptured his achilles tendon while working as a safety steward at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff in 2013. He was stopping a rowdy pitch invader from disrupting a Wales v Australia match when he Injured his left leg. Mr Day did not miss a day of work afterwards - because h...

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  • Fernequest Appointed To Run Bath Rugby Foundation

    The Bath Rugby Foundation has appointed Lynne Fernquest as its first CEO. The appointment will see Lynne lead Bath Rugby’s charity to ensure that it continues to grow, is wide reaching in its impact and positively benefits vulnerable children and young people in the city and surrounding areas. It comes at a time when the Foundation returns to the heart of the city, moving into a new premises at the Recreation Ground in September 2017. Lynne’s connection with the city began six years ago when...

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  • Baines Becomes RFU President

    RFU senior vice president Peter Baines will become the governing body's new president from 1 August 2016, taking over from Jason Leonard. Former England Women’s World Cup winner Maggie Alphonsi will also join the council and former England full back Jonathan Webb will join Ian Ritchie as the RFU’s two representatives on the World Rugby council. Webb replaces Bill Beaumont, who will take office as chairman of World Rugby on 1 July. Peter Baines was the Hertfordshire representative on the RFU...

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  • Premiership Chairman joins 2015 Board

    The Rugby Football Union (RFU) have appointment Quentin Smith to the England Rugby 2015 (ER 2015) Board, the body which is responsible for the delivery of the 2015 Rugby World Cup. Smith has been the chairman of Premiership Rugby since 2010, after serving as chairman for Sale Sharks rugby club for 10 years. Smith joins RFU chief executive Ian Ritchie, chief financial officer Stephen Brown, Professional Game Board chairman Ian Metcalfe, Injured Players Foundation chairman John Owen, chairman of...

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  • Paysafe Back Barbarians: Men, Women and Help For Heroes

    The Barbarians have a new partnership with Paysafe Group plc, a leading global payments provider based in the UK and have announced their first competitive womens fixture. The Baa-Baas have matches scheduled in Australia, before returning to Twickenham to play New Zealand for the Killik Cup on November 4. They then travel to Limerick where, on Friday November 10, Tonga will become the famous club’s 21st international opposition. The women’s fixture will be part of a double bill: playing Muns...

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  • Koukash And Beaumont Take Rivalry To The Boxing Ring

    Salford owner Marwan Koukash and Leigh chairman Derek Beaumont have announced they will go head-to-head in a charity boxing contest later this year. Koukash revealed their plans via Twitter, confirming the pair would fight it out in Leeds on Friday, October 6th the eve of this season’s Grand Final. “I will beat the s**t out of him,” Koukash tweeted. The two friends currently have a £5,000 wager on a weight loss challenge, with both aiming to reach a target weight of 15-and-a-half stone ...

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  • ER 2015 Appoint Chairman

    The Rugby Football Union (RFU) have announced the appointment of Andrew Cosslett (pictured) as chairman of England Rugby 2015 (ER 2015). Cosslett, the former chief executive officer of InterContinental Hotels Group plc, who has held the post of interim chairman, takes up the role in April 2012. In addition to his role as chief executive officer of InterContinental Hotels Group, between 2005-2011, Cosslett was a board member of the executive committee of the World Travel and Tourism Council, a m...

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