13 Jan 2022

By: Sport Industry Group

Australian streaming service Stan Sport has acquired exclusive rights for rugby union’s Six Nations Championship, featuring the England, Scotland, Wales, Ireland, France and Italy national teams.

Under the multi-year deal, aside from the main event, Stan Sport will also be the home of the Women’s Six Nations championship and the Men’s Under 20s tournament.

The World Snooker Tour has announced a partnership with London-based tailors, McCann Bespoke.

McCann will provide the tailored dinner and lounge suits for referees on the tour, starting with this week’s Cazoo Masters in London.

Finance automation software provider SoftCo has extended a partnership with Hockey Ireland.

Under the new deal, SoftCo will be the main sponsor of the Hockey Ireland men’s and women’s teams, splitting its financial support equally between the two outfits.

Anthony Cole-Johnson has been appointed as the new Commercial Director of the Ospreys rugby union franchise.

Cole-Johnson, a former Director of Sales and Venue Experience at Premier League club Southampton FC, will begin his role at the Welsh club, which competes in the United Rugby Championship, on 18th January.

Super League club Hull Kingston Rovers has signed up Click Digital as a new commercial partner.

The agreement will run until at least the end of the 2022 season, with the digital agency’s logo featuring on the rugby league club’s first-team socks and across the North Stand at Craven Park stadium.

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