Rugby Football Union
The Rugby Football Union (RFU) has unveiled an ambitious strategic plan which outlines goals of becoming the “strongest sport” in England and the world’s leading rugby nation by 2021.
The English Rugby Football Union’s bid to cut the Six Nations Championship from a seven to a six-week schedule has been denied after France stood with the four other competing nations against the proposal at a board meeting earlier this week, according to multiple reports.
The Rugby Football Union (RFU) has reported record revenue of £407.1m (€466.1m/$522.7m) fuelled by England’s hosting of the 2015 World Cup, as Andy Cosslett was today (Friday) formally elected as the new chairman of the organisation.
The Rugby Football Union (RFU) has announced that Andy Cosslett is set to become its new chairman following his spell as head of England’s organising committee for the 2015 Rugby World Cup.
Sophie Goldschmidt is to step down as chief commercial and marketing officer at the Rugby Football Union (RFU) in order to take up the role of group managing director at the CSM Sport & Entertainment division of marketing services group Chime Communications.
The Rugby Football Union (RFU) has announced it was able to generate record revenue of £207.9m (€295.6m/$312.7m) during its 2014-15 financial year.
The Rugby Football Union (RFU) has entered into a strategic partnership with USA Rugby through which it will seek to aid the commercial growth of rugby union in the United States.
English Premiership rugby union club London Irish has confirmed that it is in talks over the possibility of staging a regular season game overseas, amid reports that the team could play one of its home matches in New York.
Ian Ritchie, CEO of the English RFU (Rugby Football Union), on stamping out ticket touts and succeeding where the 2012 London Olympics failed
English rugby union’s top tier club competition the Premiership will hold talks over plans to expand to 14 teams through temporarily suspending promotion and relegation.
The Rugby Football Union (RFU) has agreed a five-year deal, from the 2015-16 season until 2019-20, to increase the amount of money it pays to teams in the Championship second-tier domestic club competition.
English rugby union clubs in the country’s top-tier Premiership will propose an expanded competition for the start of the 2016-17 season without promotion or relegation, according to the Telegraph.
Premiership team London Welsh has said it is prepared to take legal action over the uneven distribution of funds in English rugby union’s top division.