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Umbro’s return to rugby – in the form of its four-year kit supply deal with the Rugby Football Union – came into effect earlier this month, but it very nearly didn't happen. Matthew Williams examines what the union and the sportwear manufacturer hope to get out of the agreement.

Ian Ritchie, CEO of the English RFU (Rugby Football Union), on stamping out ticket touts and succeeding where the 2012 London Olympics failed

Bill Sweeney, chief executive of England’s Rugby Football Union (RFU), has forecast that the body will lose around £145m (€161m/$188m) in revenues in the short term as a “mid-case” scenario after the orga…

England Rugby has agreed a six-year extension to its deal with Britvic Soft Drinks, which will continue as the organisation’s official soft drink partner until the end of the 2025-26 season.

The Rugby Football Union (RFU) has spelled out plans to cut a quarter of its workforce, adding that it expects it will take up to five years to recover from the financial impact of Covid-19

An unprecedented home-and-away format for rugby union’s Six Nations must be a one-off, should the format end up being approved, according to Bill Sweeney, the Rugby Football Union chief executive.