The Rugby League World Cup 2021 (RLWC2021) has announced that British telecommunications company Vodafone will serve its official technology partner.
The tournament, which was postponed due to the pandemic, is set to take place in England from 15th October to 19th November and will be the first time the RLWC encompasses the men’s, women’s and wheelchair competitions within a singular event, across 61 games and 21 venues.
Rugby union club Harlequins FC has announced that British lifestyle clothing brand Beaufort & Blake has agreed a sponsorship deal to become the club’s new smart casual partner.
The agreement will see Beaufort & Blake offer a number of exclusive, limited-edition clothing collections that will be begin in Autumn 2022 via its website.
To kick off the partnership, Beaufort & Blake are offering Harlequins supporters an exclusive 15% discount on its summer collection.
European Professional Club Rugby (EPCR) has announced the expansion of the Heineken Champions Cup and the EPCR Challenge Cup from the 2022/23 season, with five leading clubs from South Africa now competing against the likes of Munster and Edinburgh Rugby.
Gallagher, insurance broker and title partner of Premiership Rugby, is today launching a new series ‘Rivals Together’.
The series features some of the brightest stars in the Gallagher Premiership, such as Danny Care, Ben Earl and Beno Obano, Rivals Together is part of the Gallagher Leadership series – an initiative launched earlier this year to better understand the challenges facing leaders in business and rugby as well as the importance of having a strong network of trusted advisers to keep performing at the top of your game.
Sky Sports has announced a four-year deal with SANZAAR to broadcast the southern hemisphere’s top-tier national and club-based rugby union competitions.
The rights cover premier rugby union from the heavyweight southern hemisphere nations of New Zealand, Australia, South Africa, and Argentina, including the national teams’ Rugby Championship, the clubs-based Super Rugby competition, and the various domestic competitions in those countries. Sky will be providing at least 150 fixtures a year.
English rugby club Leicester Tigers has been fined over £300,000 for non-compliance with salary cap regulations, Premiership Rugby has announced.
It has been proven that Tigers failed to disclose numerous payments to image rights companies of the players. The investigation into these third-party payments uncovered a breach of the salary cap in the seasons spanning 2016/17 and 2019/20.
The tech giants have unveiled a series of 5G prototypes for sports events.
The first episode looks at the barriers women face in progressing in sport.
Sally Horrox has been named as World Rugby’s new Director of Women’s Rugby.
All fixtures will now be broadcast live via streaming platform.
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