New Zealand Rugby (NZR)

The New Zealand Rugby board has agreed to proceed with raising NZ$62.5m (€38.6m/$42.5m) via its existing Silver Lake underwrite, in a move that will increase the private equity company’s interest in NZR Commercial from 5.71 per cent to 7.5 per cent.

A review of the governance of New Zealand Rugby (NZR) has warned that the Super Rugby competition must be overhauled in order to become a viable commercial proposition

New Zealand Rugby has appointed Google executive Craig Fenton to head up its commercial activity after the recent departure of Richard Thomas. 

New Zealand Rugby (NZR) has reported a loss of NZ$47.5m (€26.6m/$29.2m) despite pulling in record revenue of NZ$270.8m, with the governing body stating this is due to a rebuilding phase following Covid-19.

New Zealand Rugby has announced that Adidas has extended its agreement to be its main sponsor

New Zealand Rugby (NZR) has completed the organisational structure for its new commercial arm NZRC with the appointments of Gina Brogi and Rob Fyfe to its board of directors

New Zealand Rugby (NZR) and Australian Super Rugby Pacific team Western Force have said they are reviewing their sponsorship agreements with Altrad Group after the French construction engineering company’s f…

Patsy Reddy has been appointed as the first female chair of New Zealand Rugby (NZR) as the governing body prepares to declare another financial loss for 2022

More than 65,000 tickets have been sold for the rugby union match between Japan and New Zealand in Tokyo on Saturday (October 29), the Japan Rugby Football Union (JRFU) has announced

New Zealand Rugby has lost NZ$280,000 ($172,000/€170,000) of government funding after failing to meet gender diversity targets.

Rugby Australia chairman Hamish McLennan has said Australia could exit trans-Tasman Super Rugby in 2024 for a purely domestic competition

New Zealand Rugby's long-awaited deal with US investment firm Silver Lake is set to go ahead after provincial rugby unions today (Thursday) voted in favour of it

New Zealand Rugby has recorded its first profit since 2017 after revenue increased by 36 per cent to NZ$188.8m ($123m/€116.8m) during another challenging year for the rugby union association.

The proposed private equity investment deal by Silver Lake in rugby union in New Zealand has been delayed after the country's provincial unions requested more information on the agreement and more time…

Major tennis events are set to return to Auckland next year following the easing of Covid-19 restrictions in New Zealand, according to Tennis Auckland chief executive Rohan West

The Bledisloe Cup, the annual rugby union competition contested by Australia and New Zealand, has been reduced from three fixtures to two

Wearable sports tech company STATSports has completed a three-year deal with New Zealand Rugby to become the official high-performance supplier of the All Blacks until 2024

New Zealand Rugby and the New Zealand players’ union have agreed to an initial NZ$200m ($134.1m/€177.9m) investment in NZR’s commercial rights by US-based private equity company Silver Lake Partners. T