Wasps Legends Charitable Foundation

  • Foundation awards for Northern clubs

    Six rugby union clubs in the North will benefit from grants and loans totalling over £43,000, which have been approved by the Rugby Football Foundation. These include a £4,342 grant to Sandal RFC in Wakefield to finance boiler systems, showers and roof work, while at Halifax Vandals RFC a £6,000 grant has been approved to help install floodlights. Disabled toilet provision at Kendal RFC has also been supported with a £6,000 grant. In Lancashire, Bolton RFC will receive an £18,000 loan and a...

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  • Community Saints secure Sportsmatch funding

    Saints Community Development Foundation (Community Saints) has been awarded £24,000 by Sportsmatch to match the investment it’s received from partners Executive Solutions for its St Helens Rugby League primary project.   The Sportsmatch programme, an initiative by Sport England brings additional funding to not-for-profit organisations that have secured sponsorship from the commercial sector, private individuals or Charitable trusts to deliver new projects that get people playing and enjoying...

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  • Wasps Pass 17k Ticket Mark For First Ricoh Arena Game

    Wasps have announced that they have passed the 17,000 ticket mark for the first fixture at their new Ricoh Arena home against London Irish on December 21. The club recently announced that it now has the 100% shareholding of the new stadium and have been keen to embed themselves in the region and promote rugby locally. Chief executive Nick Eastwood confirmed last month that over 12,000 free tickets had been made available to local schools and rugby clubs in the Coventry area, to be spread across...

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  • Bath Rec Trust To Incorporate

    Bath Recreation Ground Trust, which manages Bath’s home ground in the city centre, will become an “incorporated” Charitable trust within the next month. The Bath Chronicle has reported that the Trust – the centre of conflict regarding the development of a stadium on the land - is currently an "unincorporated". Meaning it is not a legal entity in its own right and has no capacity to enter into contracts, hold any property, sue or be sued in its own name. These actions can only be carried...

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  • Jones-Buchanan Joins Leeds Charity Board

    Jamie Jones-Buchanan has been confirmed as a trustee on the board of Leeds Rugby Foundation, Leeds Rugby’s official charity. The Rhinos second row is believed to be the first current player to be asked to join a Foundation governing body in the sport. Jones-Buchanan said, “It’s great when you’re part of such a prestigious network as the Foundation, you can facilitate people coming together and help make the world move a bit smoother in these times of austerity.” The dual-sport Leeds Ru...

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  • Emerald Buy Headingley Naming Rights For £10m

    The Yorkshire County Cricket Club and Leeds Rhinos have announced that Emerald Group - the Bingley-based publisher - has acquired the naming rights to Headingley Stadium for 10 years at a value believed to be £10m (€11.4m). The agreement, due to commence on November 1, 2017, will grant Emerald a naming rights partnership with the two sporting clubs. This will see the unique complex, home to rugby league side Leeds Rhinos, rugby union side Yorkshire Carnegie and The Yorkshire County Cricket Cl...

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  • Bath get comfortable with Herman Miller

      Bath Rugby have completed a new partnership deal with Herman Miller, the Bath and Chippenham based furniture design company, who will become an ‘Official Business Partner’ to the Club for the next season.   Herman Miller are dedicated to working within the local community, so will be focused throughout the season on supporting the Bath Rugby Community Foundation across a variety of projects. Their commitment to the community has already been shown, with them sponsoring the “Herman Mill...

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  • Wasps Do Away With 'London' Prefix

    Aviva Premiership side Wasps have dropped the 'London' prefix from their official name and from next season they will once again be known as just Wasps. The decision is likely to have been made in order to establish a clearer brand and to capitalise on marketing opportunities, though the revertion to the club's traditional name will likely please supporters. The club became known as 'London Wasps' in 1999 after the game turned professional in an attempt to distinguish the senior team from the am...

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  • Fiona Hacket - London Wasps

    Fiona Hackett, former communications manager at London Wasps has left the club to take up the position of communications manager at the Professional Rugby Players Association (PRA). London Wasps marketing and communications manager, Nicky Done, will now manage communications at the Premiership club.

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  • Under Armour To Kit Out Wasps

    US sportswear company Under Armour has signed its first partnership with an English Premiership rugby union club after agreeing a multi-year deal with Wasps. Under Armour will replace UK sportswear brand Kukri as Wasps’ official technical-wear partner ahead of the team’s new kit launch in the summer. Wasps are the first Premiership club to secure a deal with Under Armour but the company does have existing partnerships with the Welsh Rugby Union and French Top 14 giants Clermont Auvergne. Und...

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