UEFA EURO 2016

  • 2016 European Finals Set For New Lyon Stadium

    ... Scottish Rugby as well, the EPCR Board selected Edinburgh for the 2017 finals. The Champions Cup and Challenge Cup finals will be the first major rugby events staged at the state-of-the-art Grand Stade de Lyon, which will also be one of the venues for the UEFA EURO 2016 finals hosting six games including a semi-final.   EPCR chairman Simon Halliday, who made the announcement in Neuchatel in Switzerland before the Champions Cup and Challenge Cup pool draws, said: "The joint bid of the FFR an...

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  • Marc Watson To Leave BT

    Marc Watson, chief executive of BT TV, is to leave BT after seven years to explore new opportunities outside the company. Watson has spearheaded BT’s TV business since 2009 and has been central to BT’s successful negotiations for exclusively live rights for the Barclays Premier League, Aviva Premiership Rugby, the UEFA Champions League and UEFA EUROpa League. As well as overseeing the growth of BT TV, Watson has also been at the heart of the launch and establishment of BT Sport and will have...

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  • Exeter To Host Euro 7s For Third Time

    The Rugby EUROpe Sevens Grand Prix Series returns to Exeter in July 2017 for the third time with the English stage: Mitsubishi Motors Exeter 7s. Run in partnership with Exeter City Council, the Exeter round of the tournament, held on 15 and 16 July 2017, will be the final stage of the series that kicks off in Russia on 3 and 4 June, then moves to Poland (10/11 June). The twelve teams taking part in the tournament and a full schedule of events will be confirmed at a later date. See also... EUROpe...

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  • Europe 7s Grand Prix Returns To Sandy Park

    Exeter's Sandy Park will once again host the final leg of the Rugby EUROpe 2016 Grand PRIX 7s series. The 2016 leg of the tournament will take place on July 9 and 10 - with competing teams confirmed in due course. Thousands of spectators packed into the Devon venue for this year’s hugely successful event, which brought together EUROpe’s top 12 countries for two days of sevens action. Speaking about the news, Exeter Chiefs chief executive Tony Rowe OBE said: “As a club we're delighted t...

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  • Sandy Park To Host Euro 7s Grand Prix Leg

    Sandy Park has been confirmed as the venue for the third leg of Rugby EUROpe's 2015 Grand Prix 7s series. Following the Manchester leg of the 2014 series, which took place at Sale Sharks' AJ Bell Stadium, the Rugby Football Union is again hosting the final stage of the competition, which is run by Rugby EUROpe. The home of the Exeter Chiefs will play host over the weekend of July 11-12 2015, with Olympic qualification on the line for competing nations. Should England fall outside the top four o...

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  • Earl Appointed World Rugby Anti-Doping GM

    World Rugby has appointmented former UEFA and Football Association man Mike Earl as its new Anti-Doping general manager. Earl joins World Rugby from UEFA and brings with him more than 15 years of experience in the implementation and management of intelligent and major event testing programmes and the delivery of educational programmes, critical in the fight against doping. He previously worked with both the Football Association and the UK National Anti-Doping Organisation. With rugby continu...

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  • Millennium Stadium To Get £3.3m Hybrid Pitch

    The Welsh Rugby Union (WRU) have confirmed plans that they are to install a hybrid pitch at the Millennium Stadium worth £3.3 million, bringing it in line with the surfaces used at the likes of Twickenham and Wembley.  The plans to replace the turf, which has received high-profile criticism for cutting up, with a Desso pitch is a move that the governing body hopes could help it to attract the likes of the UEFA Champions League final or EURO 2020 matches to Wales, a discussion they are curren...

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  • New Euro Business Model For ISC

    Australian sports apparel manufacturer ISC has appointed UK-based Advantage Sports Distribution as its exclusive distributor and licensee in EUROpe. The five-year agreement sees Advantage Sports taking responsibility for the distribution of ISC’s Australian National Rugby League and UK Super League licensed product and the manufacture and distribution of ISC’s teamwear products in EUROpe. In addition, Advantage Sports and ISC will work together to grow ISC’s club partnerships in the Supe...

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  • €2.8m IRFU Loss Better Than Budgeted

    The Irish Rugby Football Union has announced a loss for 2016/17, the first time since 2007/8 season. The good news however, is that its planned deficit of €4.7m (£4.16m) for the 2016/17 season has come in €1.9m under budget at €2.8m (£2.48m), following an improvement in the performances of the national and provincial teams. In April 2016, the IRFU agreed to budget for a deficit of 4.7m EURO to address the immediate funding difficulties facing all four provinces due to player cost inflat...

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  • Montpellier's Altrad To Buy Gloucester?

    The billionaire president of Montpellier, Mohed Altrad, could be set to become the majority shareholder of Gloucester Rugby, according to media reports. Martin St Quinton only completed a full takeover of the club in February after the club was put up for sale by Ryan Walkinshaw, ending his family's 19-year-association with Gloucester. The club have released a statement in response to the speculation. "The board of Gloucester Rugby have always stated that if the right investment to take the clu...

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Coach Belgium Women Sevens Team

International coaching experience with rugby sevens, more in particular with the WGPS in Europe is a plus;
To able to work in a team with the existing staff (physios, manager, S&C coach) as well as the director of performance and the women sevens commission;
You have a coaching qualification, qualification in sevens is a plus;
You speak English as a minimum (French and Dutch is a plus);
You are available for 19 November 2018
Please send your CV, salary expectations and motivation letter before 15 October 2018.

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