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  • Q&A With RRW's Mark Davies

    The new chief executive of Regional Rugby Wales Mark Davies has given his first interview to Wales Online since taking up the position. Davies provides an update on where the four regions stand following the new peace deal between them and the Welsh Rugby Union.  The former Scarlets chief also claims that the Pro12 is targeting up to five main commercial partners between now and the end of the season. Pro12 sides are set to receive additional funds to the guaranteed €20m once revenue for the...

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  • Hollinshead Jailed For Seven Years After London Welsh Fraud

    ... tricking former owners and the RFU into believing that he had £1.4 million in his bank account. The club were on the brink of liquidation when Hollinshead targeted them, promising an injection of Saudi cash into the recently relegated side. According to Wales Online, Judge David Higgins told him: "It was a disastrous period for the club. It only survived because the original owners and various benefactors continued to fund it to the tune of many hundreds of thousands of pounds. "It's plain to...

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  • Wales Online Considers WRU CEO Martyn Phillips' Salary

    Wales Online have calculated that Welsh Rugby Union chief executive, Martyn Phillips earned £254,000 in the nine months from October 2015 to June this year. Phillips, a former boss of retail giant B&Q, was unveiled in the position in July last year, with his predecessor Roger Lewis officially leaving his post the following October. Wales Online say that WRU accounts have revealed a breakdown of what Phillips earned, which amounted to £223,000 in wages and £31,000 in benefits. While offici...

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  • Scarlets Accounts Three Months Late As Davies Departs WRU Board

    ... three months late, citing uncertainty over future funding as the reason behind the delay. The region has made a decision not to comply with a legal obligation to file its accounts because of uncertainty over future funding arrangements, according to Wales Online. Accounts for the year ending 30 June 2013 should have been filed with Companies House by the end of March and are now more than three months late. Companies more than three months late in filing their accounts are subject to a £750 pe...

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  • New Valleys Region Proposed

    Wales Online have reported that the backers of a proposed new professional rugby region for the Valleys will meet with the Welsh Rugby Union next month to outline revised proposals. Valleys Rugby, whose advisory board includes Shadow Secretary of State for Wales Owen Smith, finance director of Flexicare Medical Gareth Davies, corporate lawyer Nigel Greenaway and former Welsh rugby captain Michael Owen (pictured), is aiming to become a region for the 2013-14 season. This would coincide with new c...

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  • WRU Survey Reveals Supporter Trends In Wales

    A survey commissioned by the Welsh Rugby Union (WRU) has concluded that more than half the population of Wales is involved with the game either as a player, supporter or follower of broadcast and newspaper coverage.  It also states that 41% of the adult population of Wales have attended a rugby international at the Millennium Stadium to cheer on their team. The survey conducted Online by eightyone600, a sports marketing consultancy, sampling 1,152 adults, was commissioned as a benchmark study t...

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  • Cuddy's Warning Shots to WRU

    Wales Online have reported that, with the Welsh Rugby Union holding its annual general conference in Port Talbot on Sunday, Mike Cuddy, a non-exec director of Ospreys, has made a timely warning that regional rugby is staring down the barrel. The former Ospreys chief, speaking in a personal capacity, has urged delegates from member clubs to grill the union and push for a debate. ​In a strongly-worded statement, Cuddy: questions whether the WRU has a plan to help the regions; raises the spect...

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  • New Year But WRU And Regions Remain At Odds

    Despite the 31st December deadline passing Regional Rugby Wales and the WRU remain at an impasse regarding financial arrangements beyond the end of this season.  The latest report from Wales Online summarises the current state of affairs: Wales' regions say they are mystified by the response from the WRU to their bid to join the Rugby Champions Cup. The four regions - the Ospreys, Blues, Scarlets and Dragons - have called on the Union to back their participation in the new cross-border event wh...

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  • Wales RL Agree Kit Deal With BuySportsKitPro And Errea

    Wales Rugby League have entered into a two-year partnership with sports kit supplier, BuysportskitPRO in association with Italian brand, Errea ahead of the 2017 Rugby League World Cup. This means that all Wales international sides will wear the errea kit, joining teams like Wigan Warriors, Toulouse Olympique XIII, Dewsbury Rams, Hunslet RLFC, Swinton Lions and the French national side. WRL have worn the errea brand in the past, where they provided kit to the Wales under 16s and 18s sides between...

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  • 28% Of RU Club Tickets Bought Online

    Research by Advanced Business Solutions has found that rugby fans lag behind football when it comes to buying tickets Online, although increased revenue by mobile transactions indicates green shoots of growth. Despite the increase in Online engagement in coverage of the game, rugby fans are still lagging behind football supporters when it comes to buying tickets Online. Only 28% of fans who regularly attend domestic rugby matches choose the convenience of purchasing Online, compared with 43% of...

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