Source: England Rugby

England squad announced for Dubai Sevens

Abi Chamberlain to lead England in World Series Opener in Dubai. England Women’s Sevens Head Coach Simon Middleton has announced his squad to compete in the opening round of the Sevens World Series in Dubai, December 4-5.  England, who will be playing in their first tournament since winning the XVs Rugby World Cup in August and

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RFU investment in rugby grows for fourth year

The RFU 2014 Annual Report & Accounts published on November 14th shows investment in rugby at all levels growing for the fourth consecutive year. The total investment into rugby was £75.3m, up 13% on 2012/13 with a substantial proportion of this growth focused on the RFU’s commitment to building a lasting Rugby World Cup legacy across the

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Source: England Rugby

RFU appoints Helen Weir CBE to its Board

The Rugby Football Union is delighted to announce Helen Weir CBE will be joining its Board as an Independent Non-Executive Director.  Helen is an exceptional businesswoman who combines a high calibre career spanning multiple sectors with a passion for rugby. Currently the Group Finance Director at John Lewis Partnership, Helen was previously Group Executive Director

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Source: England Rugby

ANTI-DOPING REPORT FOR RUGBY RELEASED

The fourth Anti-Doping Annual Report for rugby in England has been published on behalf of the Anti-Doping Advisory Group. The group is responsible for advising on anti-doping policy for rugby in this country and is made up of key stakeholders, including: the RFU, Premiership Rugby, the Rugby Players’ Association and UK Anti-Doping. The testing programme

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Source: England Rugby

RFU and Sky Sports agree new partnership

THE Rugby Football Union (RFU) and Sky Sports have extended their partnership with a new five-year broadcast deal which will also see Sky Sports become a top level RFU partner, with a range of partnership rights for the first time. The agreement strengthens one of the longest running broadcast partnerships in sport, taking it until

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