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  • Kooga Financial Director Jailed For Stealing £150,000

    The former financial director of Kooga Rugby Limited has been jailed, after being accused of abusing his power to steal £150,000 from his former employer, reports the Manchester Evening News (MEN). Christopher Harold Horsfield was acting as financial director overseeing all accounts for Kooga and the MEN reports that over six years he stole £150,000 from funds at a time when staff were made redundant due to financial restraints on the firm. A Court heard that Horsfield was living 'well beyond...

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  • Neath Director Disqualified By Courts

    Neath Rugby co-owner Geraint Hawkes has been barred from being a company director after a High Court ruling. The 48-year-old and his 75-year-old mother, Janis, have been found unfit to be company managers and both will be the subject of disqualification orders with a length yet to be determined, according to reports in Wales Online. In a case brought by the Secretary of State for Business Innovation and Skills, Judge Keyser QC made the ruling at the High Court of Justice Chancery Division...

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  • Scarlets Avoid Winding Up Petition

    The Scarlets have have avoided a winding up petition over an unpaid tax bill issued by Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs. The region was faced with a winding up petition against parent company Llanelli RFC Ltd but Registrar Stephen Baister formally dismissed the petition at London's High Court after it was revealed the unpaid bill had never existed. Had the company been compulsorily wound up, this would have effectively handed over the club’s affairs to an Official Receiver. His job would then...

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  • RFU Win Tickets Claim Against Ubogu

    The RFU has taken action in the High Court against former England international Victor Ubogu and VU Ltd - his hospitality company. The RFU has obtained a permanent injunction (by way of a Court Order) which prevents Mr Ubogu and VU Ltd from operating unofficial ticketed hospitality for England matches played at Twickenham Stadium in the future. Ubogu and VU Ltd have agreed to pay damages for breaching the RFU’s ticketing terms and conditions – and breaching a previous undertaking by VU Ltd t...

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  • Financial Pressure for Pontypool

    The BBC have reported that Pontypool Rugby Club says it lost players and still faces a legal bill of hundreds of thousands of pounds after it lost its fight against relegation. The club went to Court earlier this year to fight plans to reorganised the premiership by the Welsh Rugby Union (WRU). The club argued that it was a victim of "abuse of power" but the High Court disagreed. The WRU said it was putting the matter "firmly behind us" and moving forward. "We lost a lot of players after last s...

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  • MacManus Brings First Concussion Claim In NRL

    The first case of an Australian rugby player launching legal action against a former club employer for their handling of concussion injuries was raised this week as James McManus claims Newcastle Knights should have forced him into retirement in 2013 but their failure to do so resulted in him suffering up to 10 concussions and permanent brain injury. It is expected that the case will have ramifications for the sporting and legal fraternities and could result in a flood of claims by other players...

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  • Viagogo loses appeal against RFU

    The online ticket exchange Viagogo has lost its final appeal in the Supreme Court in the firm’s long-running dispute with the Rugby Football Union. The RFU took action against the secondary ticket broker because it was advertising tickets for the 2010 autumn internationals and the 2011 Six Nations at higher than the original price and the RFU says it wants genuine fans to be able to afford tickets. The RFU argued that Viagogo was breaching its ticketing terms and conditions and Lord Kerr has u...

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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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  • Western Province Commercial Arm Fails

    In a clear indication of the difficult economic climate for rugby union in South Africa, Western Province Rugby (Pty) Limited, the commercial arm of the South African province’s governing body, was placed into final liquidation by the Western Cape High Court earlier this week. The allegations levelled against Western Province by Aerios (Pty) Limited, a commercial partner to the company likely to suffer considerable loss, were found to have no merit and its opposition to the liquidation was...

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  • Roscrea College Threatens IRFU With Court Over Eligibility

    The Irish Times reports that Cistercian College Roscrea are threatening High Court action against the IRFU and the Leinster Branch schools committee over the eligibility of nine teenage rugby players. One of the students, having played representative age grade rugby while attending another school, was enrolled in Roscrea last September to repeat his Leaving Certificate. The Leinster schools committee’s “20 month rule” was introduced to stymie leading rugby schools recruiting talent from ot...

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