the Pacific Islands

  • World Rugby Intervene To Protect Pacific Talent

    ... for the three unions. World Rugby chairman Bill Beaumont said: “We are excited to launch this new high-performance pathway project, which aims to accelerate the development of rugby in the Pacific region. there is a significant amount of talent in the Pacific Islands. By nurturing and safeguarding this talent and providing the players with opportunities to enhance their performance and that of their national team, the sport can reap the benefits at Rugby World Cup 2019 and beyond.” World Ru...

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  • World Rugby, England and Players Mobilised As Samoan RU Strugglhttp://www.runningrugby.com/admin#Roo

    the RFU have agreed to make a one-off payment of £75,000 to Samoa – England’s opposition in just over two weeks’ time – after the Pacific island nation’s governing body declared themselves bankrupt. the England players are also said to havew pledged to donate £1,000 each to their cause. World Rugby has said that it will investigate at the game's governance in Samoa after Samoa Rugby Union chair Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegao pleaded with the public at home for financial support this wee...

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  • RFU Support 5-Year Residency

    ... voted down. Agustín Pichot, the World Rugby vice-chairman, made it clear on his appointment last summer that he felt three years was too short amid concerns that it was undermining the fabric of the international game and fuelling the player drain from the Pacific Islands. Ian Ritchie, the RFU chief executive, confirmed for the first time that the governing body would advocate extending the qualification period. “Our view will be, and this is subject to further discussion but it’s coming u...

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  • RLIF Sets Ambitious Financial Targets

    ... of our sport. the foundations have been laid during our proud 88-year history but never has the game been growing more rapidly,” the report states. “the emergence of the Rugby League European Federation and the development work being undertaken in the Pacific Islands are bringing new participants into the game daily.” the RLIF’s vision for the sport sees it having over 20 million supporters worldwide and being played in more than 70 countries by 2025 and it wants the top eight nations t...

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  • IRB Investment to Bring a Taste of 2015

    the IRB's Strategic Investment (SI) in arranging international fixtures for priority Tier 2 and 3 unions will bring a taste of 2015 to the UK and Ireland this November with international rugby finding it's way to Colwyn Bay, Aberdeen, Limerick, Gloucester and Oxford as well as the more established international venues.      IRB International Rugby Series will feature 12 IRB Strategic Investment Unions are in addition to the Tier One v Tier Two fixtures within the international tours an...

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  • Brexit May Threaten Player Recruitment

    Britain’s potential exit from the European Union could have “big implications” for overseas rugby players plying their trade here, according to the Rugby Paper's recent interview with Newcastle managing director Mick Hogan. Britons head to the polls on June 23 and a vote to withdraw could mean the end of free movement which currently allows EU citizens to work in Britain without permits. Pulling out may also affect South African and Pacific Island ‘Kolpak’ players who are currently ent...

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  • Players' Union Critical Of Wales V Scotland Autumn Fixture

    ... that time - South Africa have appeared eight times and Argentina five, to date. Of the tier two nations Fiji have been the most prolific visitors, matching the Pumas' five, Romania and Canada have made three appearances, Samoa, Tonga and Japan two, with the Pacific Islands and Georgia (last year) completing the set with a visit each. Tickets for the 2018 Under Armour Series will go on sale via Welsh rugby clubs in late March, with the remaining three fixtures to complete the set of four also to...

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  • RDA To Sell England And Super League International TV Rights

    ... RFL for England’s three-test series against New Zealand played in England in autumn 2018. RDA’s efforts will focus on growing the global broadcast footprint for rugby league and revenues in the sport’s core markets of Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands. RDA has secured Super League’s first ever broadcast deal with EMTV, Papua New Guinea’s oldest and largest free-to-air broadcaster, which follows the success of the 2017 RLWC. there are several leading PNG players at Super L...

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  • Bedford Appoint Alred As Operations Manager

    Greene King IPA Championship club Bedford Blues have appointed Gareth Alred as their new operations manager ahead of the 2014/15 season. Alred will replace the outgoing Andy Irvine from Monday 7 July and brings with him plenty of off-field experience in Championship rugby, having carried out similar roles in commercial, marketing and media positions at both Doncaster Knights and Jersey. Alred said: "Having been around the Championship for a number of years I have always been struck by the impres...

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  • US And England Face Play Off To Host 2021 RLWC

    England are set to for a play-off with the United States in a bid to host the 2021 Rugby League World Cup. Rugby League International Federation chief executive, David Collier has revealed that after receiving initial interest from four countries, the shortlist has been reduced to two, with the winner to be announced during the 2016 Four Nations Series in November. Collier declined to reveal the final two but Press Association understands the choice will be made between the Rugby Football League...

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