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  • Rugby Tops Irish Sporting TV Chart

    ... 2014 FIFA World Cup Final between Germany and Argentina was in second place with RTÉ2’s live coverage of the final from Rio De Janeiro watched by 859,000 people and that was followed by the All Ireland Football Final between Kerry and Donegal and the hurling final two weeks earlier. England’s narrow win over Ireland at Twickenham in the Six Nations was then in fifth with 717,000 viewers, ahead of the Netherlands v Argentina World Cup semi-final and the replay of a semi-final between Kerry...

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  • Six Nations Off The Irish Free-To-Air List From 2021

    ... football finals for the first time. Among the other events that make up the list are the Summer Olympics, the soccer World Cup, European Championships and their respective qualifier games, Ireland’s Rugby World Cup games and the All-Ireland GAA senior hurling and football finals. Events deemed to have a “special resonance” and a “distinct cultural importance” for Irish people. For full article click here.... Subscriptions Loom For Six Nations See also... Eir Wins World Rugby Rights Pa...

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  • Rigley Named Pro12 Commercial Director

    ... TV, Radio and Digital. The 40-year-old was part of the sports management team at RTÉ that successfully acquired broadcast rights to the Olympics, UEFA Champions League, the FIFA World Cup, the Six Nations, the European Tour and the GAA Football and hurling Championships. During his time with RTÉ Sport, the department recorded an increase in commercial revenue while Rigley also played a key role in expanding digital coverage across RTÉ's online platforms and securing global sports sponsorship...

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  • London Irish Announce Five-Year Kit Deal With O'Neills

    ... London Irish green. O’Neills was established in 1918, is the largest manufacturer of sportswear in Ireland and has manufacturing plants in Dublin and Strabane. The O'Neills brand has become synonymous with the production of team kits, footballs and hurling balls for Gaelic games but is fast becoming a major supplier to rugby and soccer clubs across Ireland, the UK, Europe and America as well. They are also a partner of Harlequins. The move to O’Neills reflects the business strategy of th...

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  • Rugby Dominates Irish TV Ratings In 2015

    ... 1.1 million and 1.2 million respectively, all beating the All-Ireland Gaelic football that has traditionally been Ireland’s most popular television event of the year. That attracted 882,000 viewers on RTE, Kilkenny’s victory over Galway in the GAA hurling final attracted an average of 742,000 viewers and Ireland’s second-leg win over Bosnia and Herzegovina in Euro 2016 qualification play-offs was watched by 793,000 people on RTE as well but rugby came out on top. Meanwhile, Irish language...

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  • The Tension Born Of Funding Imbalances

    ... audience, either in person or through some form of media, are in a very different position. Then there is a “debate” over control of the distribution of funds. Take spectator sports where players do not get paid much at all. Gaelic football and hurling in Ireland or college football and basketball in the United States are good examples. Crowds are large, sponsors are present and media companies bid for the broadcast rights; yet the athletes receive little or no monetary reward. Instead the...

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  • O'Neills Break New Code

    ... very expensive.” O'Neills are firmly established in Ireland, the leading provider of team wear to Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) sides; a total of 28 of the 32 Irish counties work with a company founded in 1918 as a provider of Gaelic footballs and hurling balls. They also operate in a wide variety of other sport and are the kit provider for the Irish Paralympic team. The tie-up with Harlequins is a significant move forward in the UK, where previously their highest profile deals were with...

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  • The Bosses - Pluck of The Irish

    ... international. Last year, the Munster jersey became the biggest replica club shirt on the planet, with sales in excess of 80,000. Incredibly, all this has been achieved in an area of south-west Ireland where rugby union is only the fourth-choice sport behind hurling, Gaelic football and soccer. But when Fitzgerald took up the reins seven years ago it was a very different story.  “It was the season we got to the final of the Heineken Cup against Northampton,” he explains, “so I landed in...

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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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