Rugby League World Cup 2013

  • The RFL looking for rooms for 2013 World Cup

    The Rugby Football League (RFL) has officially opened the sponsorship tender process for the upcoming 2013 Rugby League World Cup, by calling for tenders for official hotel and airline partners. The tournament's accommodation and travel requirements will be substantial, with over 10,000 rooms required during the tournament throughout England and Wales. Therefore, as hosts, The RFL, on behalf of the Rugby League International Federation (RLIF), is looking for operators to supply accommodation an...

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  • Get Behind RLWC2013

    Here, The Independent, looks at the Rugby League World Cup and whether or not the event will sink or swim. According to many, little has been done to publicise the event. Had it not been for the inclusion of the three Burgess brothers in the England squad, Ashling O'Connor claims she may not have known that the tournament was on but she is urging people up and down the country to get involved and back the tournament. Will the tournament be a success? Only time will tell but here is some food...

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  • RLWC 2013 to Move into MediaCityUK

    The Rugby Football League (RFL) have decided to base it’s Rugby League World Cup 2013 operations at MediaCity UK (pictured), Salford. RFL chief executive and Rugby League World Cup 2013 tournament director Nigel Wood said he was delighted to have agreed the move to the prestigious £650m Peel Group development at Salford Quays. “MediaCityUK will provide a stimulating environment for our staff to deliver a Rugby League World Cup that will be one of the crowning jewels of the UK’s Golden Dec...

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  • Centurion To Supply RLWC 2013

    Rugby League World Cup 2013 organisers have revealed that the equipment for various venues and teams and the kit for match officials will be supplied by Centurion Rugby. The firm, which is based in Dewsbury, is owned by Primo Play Ltd and provides training equipment to the likes of the England Rugby League team, 12 of the 14 Super League clubs and many more sides in the Kingstone Press Championships. Centurion specialise in tackle bags, shields and post protectors but now also supply teamw...

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  • RLWC2013 Uses 4Sight For CRM Needs

    Leicestershire-based company 4Sight Sport has been appointed as the official customer relationship management (CRM) & Data Agency partner of Rugby League World Cup 2013 (RLWC2013).RLWC2013 marketing manager Mark Foster says: “Rugby League World Cup 2013 is a major event in the sporting calendar and so far ticket sales have been very encouraging.  We are looking forward to continue that using 4Sight’s services to develop our data and fan engagement strategy and build on the excitement th...

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  • RLEF Annual Report Shows Drop In Commercial Income

    The 2013 Annual Report from the Rugby League European Federation (RLEF) has shown a decrease of over £14k in commercial income from the year previously. The report shows that commercial income dropped from £16,432 in 2012 to just £2,251 in 2013, alongside a decrease of over £50k in funding from the Rugby League International Federation (RLIF) and the Rugby Football League (RFL). Total expenditure, however, dropped from £261,960 to £203,693, leading to an improved financial position for the...

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  • RFL Launches 2021 RLWC Bid

    The RFL has revealed that it is bidding to host the Rugby League World Cup in 2021, just eight years after it was last staged on these shores in 2013. The governing body has announced that the government has committed £15 million to support the bid to host the 2021 competition and a further £10 million to help Rugby League infrastructure in the North of England. The 2013 Rugby League World Cup featured matches in Wales, France and Ireland as well as England but the 2021 bid is for England and...

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  • RFL Reveals Profit For 13th Straight Season

    The Rugby Football League (RFL) has revealed that it made a pre-tax profit of £295,000 in 2014, the 13th year in a row that the governing body has made a profit. The annual report also shows that a total of £32 million was invested in the sport last year, an increase of 24 per cent on the previous year, and that Super League’s commercial income rose by as much as a third. The RFL’s turnover of £19.2 million was down from £34.8 million in 2013, when it was boosted by hosting the Rugby Lea...

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  • Dutton Announced As RLWC 2021 CEO

    ... funding award from HM Government, is a sports management graduate with over twenty years’ experience in the sports industry. He has previously worked for organisations that include the PGA European Tour and UEFA and was the operations director for the Rugby League World Cup 2013. More recently Jon was director of readiness for the Tour de France Grand Depart in 2014 and the tournament director for the Ladbrokes Four Nations tournament in 2016. Speaking following his appointment, Jon Dutton, s...

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  • Super League Extends Big Soup Deal

    ... experience for 2013, including signing national media partnerships and a BIG new and interactive campaign which will be launched with some well-known Super League faces in February - watch this space,” said senior brand manager Chris Nunn. Meanwhile, Rugby League World Cup 2013 has unveiled Marriott Hotels & Resorts as the official hotel partner of the competition and the chain will host all 14 nations competing in the tournament at base camps across the UK and Ireland. The vice president...

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