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Sixways to host Allianz Premier 15s final

The RFU has confirmed the 2021/22 Allianz Premier 15s final will be held at Sixways, the home of Worcester Warriors. The top four teams in the competition will progress to semi-final play-offs, played at the home ground of the top two teams on the weekend of 21 May/22 May with the finalists competing for the

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O2 and RFU sign new five-year deal

O2 to Wear the Rose for five more years as principal shirt sponsor commencing from September 2021 This year marks twenty-five years of O2 sponsorship of the England Rugby Team with the renewal taking the partnership to thirty years O2 has pledged to equally fund the men’s and women’s game over the course of the

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Harlequins Ladies’ Amy Turner to take on new role with the RFU

Amy Turner, the former Harlequins and England Scrum-half, who in May this year called time on a prestigious playing career to join the London Club’s coaching staff, is leaving to become the Professional Pathway Officer (Women) with England Rugby. During her time as a Harlequins Ladies coach, Turner impressed with her technical expertise and her

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RFU to grant 28 full-time contracts to England Women

The RFU is to introduce women’s full-time 15s contracts this season underlining its commitment to the long-term growth of women’s rugby. Following its meeting on Wednesday, the RFU Board supported the proposal to introduce women’s contracts for the 15-aside game. There will be 28 full-time contracts available to England Women, which will come into effect

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England Rugby award 17 women’s sevens contracts

England Rugby has awarded 17 women’s sevens contracts for the upcoming 2018/19 season. The women’s squad will move from its present base at Bisham Abbey to join the men’s set-up at The Lensbury in Teddington from 1 September. This will provide both the men’s and women’s squads the opportunity to share facilities and best practice.

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Sue Day appointed RFU CFO and Board Member

Sue Day, former England international rugby captain (XVs and Sevens), and England’s record try scorer has been appointed as the new Chief Financial Officer of the RFU, and to the RFU Board. Sue Day is currently a Deal Advisory Partner at KPMG. She is a qualified Chartered Accountant (ACA) and has worked in finance roles

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Steve Brown appointed CEO of the RFU

The Rugby Football Union (RFU) has today appointed Steve Brown as Chief Executive Officer. The appointment concludes an extensive selection process led by a Board nominations panel which concluded on 31st August. The appointment received RFU Board approval this morning. Steve Brown is currently Chief Officer, Business Operations at the RFU, and he succeeds Ian

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Prince Harry to become patron of the RFU

The RFU has announced that Prince Harry will be its new patron, following a Buckingham Palace announcement earlier today that Her Majesty The Queen will be handing over the patronage at the end of this year. The Queen has been patron of the RFU for 64 years having held the role since 1952, after taking over

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