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  • USA & Canada To Host RLWC 2025

    Following the recommendation of the Rugby League International Federation (RLIF) board to conditionally award the 2025 Rugby League World Cup to north America three weeks ago, the RLIF Congress have endorsed the board's recommendation at their AGM in Liverpool last week. RLIF chairman Nigel Wood commented: "The award of the 2025 World Cup to north America is a historic moment in the global development of Rugby League. The USA and Canada provides world class stadia allied to a significant multi-c...

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  • England To Play Kiwis In Denver

    ... (capacity over 76,000). The fixture is the first of three over three consecutive seasons that the two sides have agreed to play in the US. Moore Sports International, the promoters of the international fixture and the organisation behind the successful north America RLWC2025 bid, confirmed this week that Wayne Bennett’s squad will travel to America in June to take on a Kiwi side looking to make up for an early exit from last year’s World Cup. This will be the first time in 18 years that Eng...

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  • Pan-American Six Nations Planned For 2016

    Plans are in place for six nations from north and South America to launch a Pan-American annual championship based on the successful European model, according to an announcement from USA Rugby last week. Representatives of rugby unions from Brazil, Uruguay, Chile, Argentina, Canada and the United States met in Miami last week to discuss plans which are hoped to come to fruition in 2016. USA Rugby CEO Nigel Melville said: "This is an exciting time for rugby in the Americas and the establishment o...

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  • Sion Jones Appointed General Manager in North Wales

    Sion Jones has been appointed as general manager of the WRU’s north Wales Development Region. Jones, who has successfully led marketing businesses in south and north Wales and worked in the sector across the UK, Europe, north America and the Middle East, will take up the post at the Parc Eirias home of newly promoted Principality Premiership side RGC 1404 next month, with a clear mandate to strategically drive the young rugby region forwards, on and particularly, off the field. Sion was previo...

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  • Premiership Recruits From WWE

    Premiership Rugby has announced the appointment of Dominic Hayes as commercial director. Hayes is currently senior vice president and managing director at World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) where he has been responsible for WWE’s international businesses outside north America, including the rights for television, film, digital, sponsorship, marketing and consumer products. During his 10 years there, WWE International has seen significant growth in its global profile and success. Dominic Hayes...

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  • YouTube To Show Six Nations Action

    The RBS 6 Nations has signed a deal with YouTube that means match highlights and exclusive content will be available worldwide within minutes of the final whistle of matches. The agreement, which is for the next three seasons, means brief highlights will be uploaded almost immediately after the conclusion of games for people to view across the globe and more comprehensive highlights will follow for viewers in the UK, Ireland and Italy 24 hours later. All of that content, plus additional archive...

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  • USA Growth Continues As All Blacks And AP Clubs Reveal Plans

    A report in The Times claims that talks to play at least one Premiership match in the USA are at an advanced stage, with the possibility of one game being held next season. Speculation that London Irish would attempt to exploit the large Irish communities in Boston or New York has been circulating for some time but now Premiership Rugby chief executive Mark McCafferty has confirmed to The Times that rather than an ad hoc arrangement made by individual clubs, a more structured deal is in the pipe...

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

    London Irish have announced a new five-year partnership with leading Irish sportswear manufacturer O’Neills Irish International Sports Company Ltd. The deal will see O’Neills produce all playing and replica kit for the club at senior and academy levels, ranging from under 13 to the first team squad. O’Neills will also take responsibility for the management of a new London Irish online store and develop an international third party retailer network globally. The new O’Neills range will s...

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  • Tigers Head To America As New Professional League Gathers Pace

    The National Rugby Football League (NRFL) in America has announced it has reached an agreement with Leicester Tigers to play the NRFL 'Rough Riders' in the first professional major league rugby game in the U.S. The match will be played during Leicester's pre-season on Saturday 1st August 2015 with the host city and stadium to be announced prior to the NRFL's Player Combine in Los Angeles in January 2015. The Rough Riders will be a composite team of elite American athletes that have been recruite...

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  • New York Might Have To Wait For RL

    New York might have to wait for their share of rugby league action as the rapid progress of professional rugby league in north America hit two speed bumps this week:  Salford failed to gain approval to host the first competitive Super League game to be played on US soil and the clock is ticking on a new New York franchise to be included in the RFL’s League One in 2019. Salford have been in discussions with the consortium behind the bid to introduce a New Jersey-based side into the Rugby Footb...

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