Rugby Union

The merger of Global Sports Rights Management, the international broadcast rights-holder to Brazil’s top two football leagues, with the Chile-based 1190 Sports agency was driven by a move to “unlock” spons…

Coventry Building Society has acquired naming rights to the city’s Ricoh Arena, home of Premiership rugby union club Wasps and, from next season, Championship football club Coventry City.

South Africa’s Western Province Professional Rugby has extended its sponsorship contract with global logistics firm DHL.

British sportswear brand Umbro has further enhanced its rugby union portfolio by agreeing a new five-year deal with Welsh Pro14 team Ospreys

New Zealand Rugby has rejected alternative proposals from the country's rugby union professionals to a planned investment by US private equity firm Silver Lake as being based on models that are "flawed"…

The Irish national rugby union team has cancelled a planned tour of Fiji this summer due to the pandemic. Ireland and Fiji were due to play three Tests in July

The finals of this year’s Champions Cup and Challenge Cup rugby union competitions, originally scheduled to take place in Marseille, will now be held at London’s Twickenham Stadium, with up to 10,000 fan…

The Spring Media agency has teamed up with production company Rugby Factory to distribute the latter’s new ‘RugbyTown’ documentary series outside of the US market. T

Rugby Australia has said it will look to external investment and has openly considered taking the game amateur after posting losses of A$27.1m (€17.4m/$21m) due to the effects of Covid-19.

The British and Lions has signed up menswear retailer T.M. Lewin as a sponsor of its 2021 tour of South Africa. As official formal wear partner, T.M

Premiership Rugby club Wasps has signed a club-record technical and retail deal with Danish sportswear brand Hummel

New Zealand Rugby has voted to approve the proposed investment in its commercial rights by US private equity company Silver Lake Partners

France’s Ligue Nationale de Rugby has signed up gambling platform Betclic as a sponsor of its Top 14 competition.

The Welsh Rugby Union, the governing body for rugby union in Wales, has released its fixture list for the upcoming Autumn Nations Series and has said it is targeting full-capacity crowds for the series,…

World Rugby has signed up Asahi Group, the Japanese alcoholic and soft drinks company, as a global sponsor for the next edition of the Rugby World Cup, which is being held in France in 2023

Rugby Australia will return to the market for the sale of its main jersey sponsorship after steel and mining conglomerate GFG Alliance pulled out of an advanced-stage agreement

Saracens has become the first rugby union side to work with Horizm, the digital inventory management company, in a deal announced today (Friday)