Rugby Union

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…

Online training sessions for volunteers at next summer's Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics have resumed following a roughly eight-month suspension due to the Covid-19 pandemic - Japan Today

Two Circles, the data-driven sports marketing agency owned by Bruin Sports Capital, has been named as the official ticketing marketing agency in the UK and Ireland for the 2023 Rugby World Cup, which will…

Swiss health start-up Be.care has unveiled a two-year performance and health sponsorship with the French rugby club Racing 92. As the central part of the deal, Racing 92 will use Be

US-based sports streaming service FloSports has acquired rights for the upcoming Autumn Nations Cup, a new international rugby union tournament set up following the postponement of autumn Test tours

World Rugby has recruited Chris Synnott from WRC Promoter, the commercial arm of the FIA World Rally Championship, as its head of broadcast and media rights sales as it builds up its in-house capabilities

The Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU) has posted a loss of €35.7m ($42.2m) for the 2019-20 season as the governing body continues to deal with the impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Welsh rugby club Scarlets has signed a three-year ‘official travel partner’ deal with Clarity Sports, and its consumer travel provider, Sportsbreaks.com.

Premiership Rugby, the organisers of rugby union's flagship domestic league in England, has extended its ball supply contract with sports equipment specialist Gilbert

The UK-based RDA agency has been appointed as the exclusive media-rights distributor for the upcoming British & Irish Lions tour of South Africa in a range of territories

Subscription broadcaster Premier Sports is launching an OTT streaming service in 22 Asian territories after acquiring rights to rugby union’s Six Nations Championship and the new Autumn Nations Cup, a…

The British & Irish Lions rugby union team will play Japan at Edinburgh’s BT Murrayfield Stadium next June in what will mark only its third Test match on ‘home’ soil. T

Leicester Tigers have extended and expanded their association with wealth management company Mattioli Woods, with the brand taking the stadium naming rights

The Rugby Football Union has extended its principal shirt sponsorship agreement with telco O2 for another five years in a deal that will take the association between the two organisations to 30 years

Commercial station TalkSport is set to retain radio rights in the UK for the British and Irish Lions’ tour of South Africa next year.

Canal Plus will show the French Top 14 rugby union match between Toulon and Brive on its C8 free-to-air channel

The Rugby Championship organiser Sanzaar has announced South Africa will not travel to Australia to play in the 2020 championship

UK mobile network operator EE has today announced the launch of Match Day Experience, a new augmented reality (AR) platform that will offer viewers a virtual in-stadium experience through the BT Sport…

The British and Irish Lions rugby union team has announced a new e-commerce and manufacturing tie-up with sports merchandising giant Fanatics

Major League Rugby has announced that Rhino Rugby will be returning as the league’s official ball and equipment provider for the 2021 season.

Pay-television broadcaster Sky has acquired rights in the UK and Ireland to the inaugural World Tens Series rugby union competition

This Saturday’s Premiership Rugby final will be shown domestically only on pay-television broadcaster BT Sport after talks broke down between the rights-holder and UK public-service broadcaster the BBC.

The Welsh Rugby Union (WRU) has stated Covid-19 led to an expected break-even year turning into a loss of £5.3m (€5.9m/$6.9m

Headphones brand Nura has become the ‘Official Headphones of the All Blacks’ in a deal that will see New Zealand Rugby take an equity stake in the company.