Rugby League England Performance Unit

  • Nucifora To Become IRFU High Performance Director

    The Irish Rugby Football Union is set to install former Australia hooker David Nucifora as its new High Performance Director. The former Wallaby is expected to join up with the Six Nations champions ahead of their two-Test South America tour in June, with his appointment to be formally confirmed once the future of European club Rugby is finally settled. Nucifora, 52, is expected to take on a role which will ease some of the workload on head coach Joe Schmidt, with his wide-ranging remit being to...

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  • RFL To Move To Manchester's Etihad Campus

    ... that began in 2016 and involved applications and proposals from a number of different councils based in the north of England, the RFL board unanimously approved the proposal from Manchester City Council and the City Football Group last month. The new Rugby League England Performance Unit, led by Rugby director Kevin Sinfield, will start to work at the facility from later this year, while all RFL staff will relocate into a new state of the art headquarters before the start of the Rugby League Wo...

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  • Reddin To Lead FA Performance

    The Football Association has appointed former RFU head of fitness Dave Reddin as its new head of Performance services. Reddin, 44, was a key member of Sir Clive Woodward's staff in England's 2003 Rugby World Cup-winning campaign and will now be hoping some of that success might rub off at the national football centre at St George's Park where he will report to the FA's director of Elite Development Dan Ashworth. Reddin, who also held the role of director of Performance services for Team GB at...

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  • Jon Callard Handed New RFU Development Role

    Jon Callard has been appointed the new national Performance academy manager and international Performance coach with the Rugby Football Union (RFU). The newly created role within the RFU will see Callard work primarily with the Junior World Championship-winning England Under 20 side, as well as players who have recently graduated from the Under 20 programme and into the Saxons. He moves on from his previous role as one of the RFU's international Performance coaches, having worked in various c...

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  • Josh Lewsey Joins Pirates

    The Daily Mail has reported that former England international, Josh Lewsey has been appointed acting chief executive and Performance director for the Cornish Pirates. Lewsey will join the Championship club on a consultancy basis between April and September after Rod Coward announced he will be stepping aside as chief executive at the end of the month. Lewsey, a member of England's 2003 World Cup-winning team, pursued a career in the city with Price Waterhouse Coopers and Citibank after retiring...

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  • Drawer Joins RFU As Athletic Performance Manager

    The Rugby Football Union (RFU) has appointed deputy director of Performance solutions at the English Institute of Sport (EIS) Scott Drawer as its new athletic Performance manager. Drawer, who will start his new role on 1 February 2014, will be responsible for the men’s and women’s international teams outside of the England Senior Elite Player Squad. He has previously worked with British athletes preparing for five summer and winter Olympic and Paralympic Games and will now work with the...

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  • Performance guard

    Oso Athletic claim they have produced a mouth guard which improves Performance. They say that 90 per cent of the population has a lower jaw that is not in its optimal position, which causes mis-alignment throughout the body, resulting in an inefficiency in flow of oxygen, muscle recruitment, strength and balance. The company say that the Oso guard ensures that the jaw is in perfect alignment, thereby setting the rest of your body and muscles in the perfect state for optimum sporting Performance....

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  • Catapult To Supply Super League And England

    Catapult Sports will provide leading athlete Performance technology to all twelve Super League clubs and the England team in 2018 in a League-wide deal done with the RFL. Catapult will supply 390 S5 tracking Units and embed the company’s monitoring platform amongst all twelve teams for training and matches. The co-operation will also explore live match-day tracking using Catapult’s ClearSky technology. The partnership will also investigate data commercialisation opportUnities to use live met...

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  • Leinster Head Back to University

    Leinster Rugby have announced the details of the opening phase of the province’s move to the new purpose built facility in University College Dublin. The administrative arm of the organisation, incorporating the accounts, domestic game, commUnity, marketing, referees, schools, ticketing, and media & communications departments will formally move on Wednesday, 21st March. Therefore, the Leinster Rugby office in Main Street, Donnybrook will be closed on that day but will commence operations f...

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  • Rhino Launch Andrew Sheridan Gym Equipment

    Rhino Rugby have teamed up with England prop Andrew Sheridan to produce a range of gym equipment aimed at specialist high Performance gyms. The equipment has been developed in partnership with ABK Performance Sport’s Michael Breen and Fred Baama who are well known in union and League circles for their work both in tailored gym design and in training fitness specialists to use such equipment. They have worked with Andrew Sheridan, who is noted for his tireless commitment to gym work and innovat...

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