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  • Chase On To Sponsor £10m Champions Cup

    Five global brands are in the market to sponsor the proposed Champions’ Cup at a minimum asking price of £10m-a-season. Anglo-French organisers of the new European tournament are understood to have opened negotiations with all five prospective backers, among them the German financial services giant, Allianz, leading backers of European football Champions, Bayern Munich. To read the full story visit The Rugby Paper via the link below: Chase On To Sponsor The £10m Champions Cup...

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  • BT And Sky To Share Champions Cup Play-Off

    The new era of European Club rugby will begin in May with the European Champions Cup play-off between the 7th placed Aviva Premiership and Top 14 sides. London Wasps and Stade Francais will contest a two-legged play-off with fixtures taking place on May 18th at Adams Park and May 24th at Stade Jean Bouin in Paris. And fans will get a first glimpse of the new rights sharing deal in operation between the two broadcasting giants, with BT Sport to show the first leg in England and Sky Sports taking...

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  • ERC Officials To Run New Champions Cup

    The inaugural season of the new Rugby Champions Cup will be run by staff from European Rugby Cup (ERC), the very organisation it is replacing. The Daily Telegraph has reported that ERC employees are poised to administer the new competition for the whole of next season.  European Professional Club Rugby (EPCR), the new umbrella governing body based in Neuchatel, Switzerland, has reportedly entered into a "service agreement" with ERC, providing the Dublin-based company with a stay of execution,...

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  • RDA Win Champions Cup TV Distribution Rights

    RDA has secured the global rights from EPCR for the broadcast distribution of European Club rugby matches and highlights for the next four years until the end of the 2021/22 season. The agreement, which excludes the UK, Ireland, France and the USA, will develop the reach and engagement of EPCR’s flagship tournament, the Champions Cup. With the Challenge Cup also included in the deal, in the region of 100 top-class matches per season will be available to be broadcast to European rugby’s inter...

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  • Bath Chairman Craig To Be Champions Cup Director

    Bath chairman Bruce Craig is set to be appointed as one of three executive directors of the new European Champions Cup alongside representatives from the Pro12 and the Top 14, according to The Rugby Paper. Craig is expected to be named alongside Paul McNaughton and Rene Fontes as the chosen men to represent the three major European leagues on the executive committee. A source told The Rugby Paper: “These three will be crucial to the success of the Champions Cup. We need people with the ability...

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  • IMG To Sell Champions Cup World TV Rights

    A deal has been reached for distribution company IMG Media to broker the distribution of Worldwide broadcasting rights for the inaugural Champions Cup and Challenge Cup. The firm has signed a four-year contract with European Professional Club Rugby (EPCR) to sell live rights and highlights. Some sources suggest that the deal should increase revenues from the European competitions by £14million (approx €17m). EPCR executive committee member Bruce Craig said: "This new partnership with IMG come...

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  • Champions Cup To Partner With XIX

    The entertainment company that masterminded the global branding success of celebrities including David and Victoria Beckham is understood to have reached an agreement with the organisers of the European Rugby Champions Cup to help propel the Worldwide profile and commercial value of the new tournament, reports Gavin Mairs in the Telegraph. XIX Entertainment, owned by entertainment guru Simon Fuller, is to be tasked with finding four to six global brands to be sponsor partners of the new Europea...

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  • World Club Championship Game Edges Closer

    2014 Super Rugby Champions the Waratahs are reportedly in advanced negotiations to play French giants and European Champions Toulon in February as a World Club Championship game edges closer to becoming reality. Reports in Australia last week suggest that the proposed clash between the top teams in the Northern and Southern Hemispheres will take place in the south of France on February 5th or 6th, just a week before the 2015 Super Rugby season kicks off.  The Waratahs face Western Force...

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  • Face-To-Face With... Tim Ellerton

    Global sponsorship manager at Heineken Tim Ellerton spoke to us at the recent IRB World Rugby ConfEx in London. Tim is responsible for Heineken's chief sports properties, including the Rugby World Cup, Rugby Champions Cup and football's Champions League, and he discusses his brand's long standing involvement within rugby sponsorship.

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  • Champions Cup Gets Second Major Sponsor

    Turkish Airlines have become the second major sponsor of the European Rugby Champions Cup and Challenge Cup in a three-year deal as organisers continue their search for five major sponsors. Another major partner is close to being confirmed as well, with an announcement expected at the tournament launch for Top 14 Clubs in Lyon on Monday, but European Professional Club Rugby (EPCR) now has a second sponsor to join Heineken in its portfolio. Turkish Airlines, which currently sponsors Bundesliga cl...

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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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