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  • Lockhead Continues As Scottish Rugby Chairman

    Sir Moir Lockhead is to continue as chairman of the Scottish Rugby Board for a second three-year term from the summer of 2014 until 2017 after the move was ratified by the Scottish Rugby Council. In an official statement, Scottish Rugby Union president, Donald Macleod, said: “Sir Moir’s leadership, insight and business experience have served Scottish Rugby very well and we are delighted that he will undertake a second term. This secures Scottish Rugby’s leadership at this important time a...

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  • Sheila Begbie Swaps Scottish Football For Rugby

    Sheila Begbie MBE, the head of women's football at the Scottish Football Association, is to take up a new role as head of women's rugby at the Scottish Rugby Union (SRU) in August. The former Scotland international (football) said said she would bring a "blueprint of success" from 16 years in her role in women's football. The role is a brand new one within the SRU and Begbie will report to director of rugby Scott Johnson. Johnson said: "Sheila has had a great career in Scottish women's soccer...

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  • SRU Promotes McKay To COO

    Scottish Rugby has appointed director of commercial operations, communications & public affairs Dominic McKay to the new role of chief operating officer, while Robert Howat has also been added to the board. McKay joined the SRU in January 2008, stepping up to his current role in 2011, and the latest promotion completes a significant rise up the ranks with his new position encompassing the management of the BT Murrayfield stadium facilities as well as commercial, marketing, pro team and spons...

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  • Scottish Rugby Welcomes New High Performance Facility

    Scottish Rugby has recently learned of the plan to base the new £30 million National Sport Performance Centre at Heriot-Watt University in the West of Edinburgh. Scotland’s Deputy First Minster, Nicola Surgeon made the announcement on a visit to the university. A spokesperson on behalf of Scottish Rugby said: “Scottish Rugby welcomes today’s announcement from the Scottish Government that the new national sport performance centre will be based at Heriot-Watt University. We are proud to hav...

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  • Grassie To Succeed Lockhead As SRU Chairman

    The Scottish Rugby board have voted for Colin Grassie as its new chairman, to take over from Sir Moir Lockhead OBE with effect from 1 January 2017. Sir Moir, who was elected chairman, and been a board member since 2011, was due to retire in June 2017 but has decided to step down earlier to enable a new chairman to help drive forward Scottish Rugby’s modernisation and commercial strategies. He will continue to chair the board and act as an independent non-executive director until the end of thi...

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  • IOC Plans In Place For Scottish Independence

    The International Olympic Committee (IOC) promised Scottish athletes' interests would be "safeguarded" ahead of the 2016 Rio Olympics should Scotland vote in favour of independence on 18 September. If Scotland votes to break away from the United Kingdom, Scottish athletes, including their rugby sevens team (should they qualify), would not be eligible to compete for Great Britain in Rio. In order for Scottish athletes to compete under an independent flag in Brazil in two years time, should they v...

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  • Kemp To Manage London Scottish Sponsorship

    London Scottish has a new sponsorship manager, Mark Kemp, who joined the club earlier this month. Kemp has significant previous commercial experience across a range of industries and has worked for London Welsh, London Irish and Queens Park Rangers Football Club. He said: “The club has the support of some fantastic sponsors and I’m looking forward to working with them all in the coming seasons. It will be great to meet those involved with London Scottish over the coming months and I look for...

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  • Bankruptcy For Former London Scottish Director Knight

    Former London Scottish rugby ace-turned-financial services entrepeneur Greg Knight, who is famed for his links to celebrities such as Gabby and Kenny Logan, has been declared bankrupt, according to the London Evening Standard. Knight, whose Welbeck Wealth Management firm in the City collapsed into administration last year, was well-known in Scottish business circles in the capital. He was one of the management team at the famous London Scottish rugby club who nursed it back to financial health...

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  • SRU Interested In Falcons Investment

    According to The Times, the Scottish Rugby Union (SRU) are looking into the prospect of buying a 20% stake in Premiership club, Newcastle Falcons. After their investigations into a takeover of Worcester Warriors seems to have fallen through and co-operative activity at London Scottish not gaining momentum, the governing body seem to be demonstrating that they think that taking a share of an established elite club is a more cost- and time-effective strategy of growing their reach than setting up...

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  • Scottish Rugby in the Money

    The Scottish Rugby Union (SRU) has reported that it has increased its turnover by £3.1m from £35.1m in 2010/11 to £38.2, according to its annual report for the year ending April 30 2012. Its surplus for the same period has also risen from £1.3m to £1.6m in the same time period of time. The news comes despite hosting one less autumn international and only two Six Nations matches last season. All of the SRU's trading activities are performed using its wholly owned subsidary Scottish Rugby Uni...

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