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Rugby league - 28 Jun 2007
London, Sydney, Hong Kong, 26 June 2007:- The Rugby League International Federation (RLIF) has appointed IMG Media to act as exclusive sales agents for the international TV rights to the Rugby League World Cup, 2008.
Rugby league - 24 Mar 2006
The RFL (today 23.03.06) strongly disagreed with the criticisms made by the ex-GB manager Phil Clarke over its development of the Great Britain team.
Rugby league - 04 Jul 2005
The Rugby Football League has appointed Simon Malcolm as Director of Marketing and Corporate Communications.
Rugby league - 10 May 2005
BBC Television have confirmed that they will be televising both the Toulouse Olympique v Widnes Vikings and St Helens v Wigan Warriors ties in the Quarter Finals of the 2005 Powergen Challenge Cup on Sunday, June 26.
Rugby league - 07 Feb 2005
The Rugby Football League (RFL) today welcomed the decision by Sport England – the strategic lead for sport in England - to award £11.5 million of funding to the game over the next four years.
Rugby league - 15 Dec 2004
The Rugby Football League has confirmed that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Betfair - the world’s leading online betting exchange - with the aim of ensuring the continued integrity of Rugby League in the area of sports betting.
Rugby league - 02 Dec 2004
New train operating company Northern Rail will sponsor Rugby League’s prestigious National League Cup competition in 2005.
Rugby league - 26 Nov 2004
The Rugby Football League's Executive Chairman Richard Lewis has been appointed to Sport England's National Investment Panel.
Rugby league - 24 Nov 2004
Following their meeting in Leeds, United Kingdom today (Tuesday), the RLIF Executive Board agreed that the Tri-Nations Tournament will take place again. Details of further scheduling, location and timing will be confirmed when a full consultation with all relevant tournament partners and stake holders has been completed.
Rugby league - 16 Nov 2004
One the UK's biggest universities with a long-standing reputation in sport, Leeds Metropolitan University, is to sponsor the 2005 Rugby League World Club Challenge between reigning Super League Champions Leeds Rhinos and Australian NRL Premiers Canterbury Bulldogs.
Rugby league - 04 Nov 2004
Elland Road Stadium in Leeds will stage Rugby League’s 2005 World Club Challenge between reigning Super League Champions Leeds Rhinos and current NRL Premiers Canterbury Bulldogs.
Rugby league - 22 Oct 2004
Nissan have been appointed as official vehicle supplier to Rugby League’s Gillette Tri-Nations tournament.
Rugby league - 27 Sep 2004
At a meeting of Tetley’s Rugby Super League clubs staged in London earlier this week, it was agreed that the method used to compile the fixture list for the 2005 Super League season, would be amended.
Rugby league - 20 Sep 2004
Tetley’s Rugby Super League IX is a record breaker with the competition’s average weekly attendance during the regular season reaching an all time high.
Rugby league - 03 Sep 2004
The Rugby Football League is delighted to confirm that Gillette Group UK, sponsors of the Gillette Tri-Nations tournament, have today extended their support of Rugby League by becoming sponsors of the Great Britain team.
Rugby league - 10 Aug 2004
The Rugby Football League, the body that governs the sport in this country, has embarked on a major brand exercise designed to bring its image and major properties into sharper focus.
Rugby league - 09 Aug 2004
An overhaul of the system of compensation when players move between clubs has been carried out by the Rugby Football League (RFL).
Rugby league - 09 Aug 2004
The Rugby Football League (RFL) is actively seeking applications from clubs wishing to become part of the sport's professional League structure at National League One and Two level.
Rugby league - 03 Aug 2004
The number of players playing Rugby League has almost doubled since 2002. That was the significant statistic revealed this week following the latest audit conducted by the Rugby Football League's Development Department.
Rugby league - 30 Jul 2004
Nigel Wood, the Rugby Football League’s Director of Finance and Chief Operating Officer, has reported that the RFL is now back in the black for the first time in ten years.
Rugby league - 16 Jul 2004
Tetley's Rugby Super League clubs have voted to support the principle of continuing promotion and relegation after agreeing that two clubs should be relegated from the Super League competition at the end of the 2005 season to enable French club Perpignan's admission to the competition in 2006.
Rugby league - 14 Jul 2004
Richard Lewis, Executive Chairman of the Rugby Football League, and Vice Chairman of both the Rugby League European Federation and the Rugby League International Federation, is offering support to Nicholas Larrat who is a candidate in the forthcoming elections for the Presidency of the French Rugby League Federation.
Rugby league - 07 Jun 2004
The total number of spectators who watched Round 13 of Tetley's Rugby Super League IX was the third highest aggregate attendance for a single round of games in the nine year history of the competition.
Rugby league - 18 May 2004
The Rugby Football League - as the tournament's appointed organising body - can today confirm that Elland Road Stadium in Leeds will stage the final of the inaugural Gillette Tri-Nations on Saturday 27th November 2004.
Rugby league - 12 May 2004
The Rugby Football League - as the tournament's appointed organising body - can today confirm that the first match in the 2004 Gillette Tri-Nations tournament to be staged in the UK will be played at Loftus Road Stadium - home of Queens Park Rangers Football Club.
Rugby league - 26 Apr 2004
Leading recruitment company Parkhouse Recruitment have reached agreement with the Rugby Football League to become a sponsor of the sport at grass roots level.
Rugby league - 20 Apr 2004
Gillette has appointed Hill and Knowlton to provide strategic and media relations support for their sponsorship of the 2004 Gillette Rugby League Tri- Nations. Hill and Knowlton will be collaborating with Chris Green, former Marketing Director of the Rugby Football League, who will be planning and managing Gillette’s participation as sponsors.
Rugby league - 16 Apr 2004
The Rugby Football League has today (Friday) referred the allegations made against St Helens players Sean Long and Martin Gleeson in the Daily Mail newspaper to its Disciplinary Commissioner for a full and thorough investigation as a matter of urgency.
Rugby league - 07 Apr 2004
The Rugby Football League - as the tournament's appointed organising body - is delighted to confirm that leading global consumer goods company Gillette will be the title sponsor of the 2004 Rugby League Tri-Nations.
Rugby league - 19 Mar 2004
The Rugby Football League has confirmed the date of the 2005 Powergen Challenge Cup Final as Saturday, 27 August 2005 at Cardiff's Millennium Stadium in Cardiff.
Rugby league - 08 Mar 2004
The news that National League One club Featherstone Rovers have emerged from a period of administration has created an encouraging situation for the Rugby Football League, who no longer have any of their member clubs labouring under that degree of financial restraint.
Rugby league - 23 Feb 2004
The Rugby Football League Executive Chairman Richard Lewis has hailed the record breaking achievement of Round One of Tetley's Rugby Super League IX.
Rugby league - 07 Nov 2003
Leeds Rhinos today announced that they have secured existing club sponsors Carlsberg-Tetley Brewing Ltd for a further three years in the biggest ever single sponsorship secured by the club.
Rugby league - 05 Nov 2003
Leeds Rhinos were today celebrating a double sponsorship boost after securing two new associate sponsors for the 2004 Tetley’s Super League season in deals worth over £200,000 to the club.
Rugby league - 27 Aug 2003
Carat Sport has negotiated a twelve-month sponsorship deal on behalf of the Department for Transport for their ‘Think! Road Safety’ Campaign. The package includes sponsorship of the Great Britain Rugby League team for matches including the forthcoming three-Test match series against current world champions Australia and the five-match Australian tour of Great Britain during October and November.
Rugby league - 02 Jun 2003
The Scottish Rugby Union has reacted with disappointment to today's announcement that the Powergen Rugby League Challenge Cup Final will once again take place at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff in 2004.