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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 - 01 Sep 2006
The RFL has announced that following the agreement to broadcast the two Federation Shield 2006 fixtures to be played in France live across southern France/Catalonia, including Barcelona, with French television company Canal Plus, a revised fixture list has been issued.
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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 25 Feb 2004
Rugby League has signed a new four-year broadcasting agreement with the BBC.
Rugby league - 03 Feb 2004
SKY SPORTS has secured the exclusive live rights to Super League and international Rugby League for the next five years.
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 - 30 May 2003
The Powergen Challenge Cup Final will be played at Cardiff's Millennium Stadium on Saturday, 15 May 2004.
Rugby league - 10 Feb 2003
Powergen today announced that they are to sponsor all rugby league Match Officials for the next year in a deal worth £100,000 with an option for a further year.
Rugby league - 20 Dec 2002
The Rugby Football League has appointed TWI as media consultants.
Rugby league - 01 May 2002
The Rugby Football League today announced that Ian Edwards BA (Hons) and Tony Gartland have been appointed as non-Executive Directors to the RFL Board of Directors and, at the same time, confirming the appointment of Nigel Wood as the new Finance Director.
Rugby league - 20 Nov 2001
The World Club Challenge between reigning Tetley’s Super League Champions Bradford Bulls and current NRL Telstra Premiers Newcastle Knights will take place on Friday 1st February 2002.
Rugby league - 01 Aug 2001
At their meeting on Wednesday 8th August at Halifax, the 12 member clubs in the Tetley’s Super League are to discuss the principle of putting in place an independent Board of Directors, following a proposal from the London Broncos club.
Rugby league - 13 Jul 2001
The Welsh Rugby Union is delighted to announce 'the biggest and best' domestic television and radio rights deal in its history.
Rugby league - 11 Jul 2001
The National Rugby League Partnership Executive Committee has agreed to maintain existing funding levels of $2.5million per club in the 2002 competition.
Rugby league - 25 May 2001
Yorkshire Television won the Regional Sports Programme of the Year – Entertainment award with their programme ‘Rugby League Raw’ at the Royal Television Society Awards 2000 at the Hilton Park Lane Hotel, London last night.
Rugby league - 23 May 2001
The Origin Game between Yorkshire and Lancashire is receiving tremendous sponsorship support from a number of major companies.
Rugby league - 29 Mar 2001
Classic Sportswear- a Sydney based manufacturer since 1934 has arrived as a player on the highly competitive global sports apparel market after having secured a long term, exclusive supply agreement with the Great Britain’s Rugby Football League (RFL). This landmark agreement covers both the official on field apparel and official training gear as well as the exclusive retail sales of all authentic merchandise.
Rugby league - 13 Mar 2001
Sportal Australia has confirmed its status as Australia's leading online sports content provider by launching leading-edge Internet sites for two of Australia's leading football clubs.
Rugby league - 02 Mar 2001
Tonight’s thrilling local derby between Wigan Warriors and Warrington Wolves at the JJB Stadium (Kick Off 8.00PM) is now the opening match of Tetley’s Super League VI after the game between Bradford Bulls and St Helens was postponed earlier this morning due to a frozen pitch.
Rugby league - 16 Feb 2001
Super League (Europe) Limited is pleased to announce that, at the Annual General Meeting of clubs held today in Halifax, Shane Richardson has been elected to the company’s Board of Directors.
Rugby league - 02 Feb 2001
Super League (Europe) Limited (SLE) have moved into new offices in Leeds city centre - and they will be shortly joined there by members of the Rugby Football League’s (RFL) Marketing Department.
Rugby league - 30 Jan 2001
BBC have completed their selection of ties from the Silk Cut Challenge Cup fourth round draw for broadcast over the weekend of February 10-11.
Rugby league - 27 Nov 2000
Tetley’s Bitter Super League VI Begins March 2001
Rugby league - 23 Nov 2000
Scottish Rugby Scores £2m TV Deal with SMG
Rugby league - 16 Nov 2000
Rugby League Confirms World Club Challenge
Rugby league - 14 Nov 2000
Rugby League Claims World Cup Ratings Success
Rugby league - 03 Nov 2000
Rugby League World Cup Bars Sportal
Rugby league - 03 Nov 2000
Sponsor Refused Entry To Rugby League World Cup Match
Rugby league - 23 Oct 2000
Two Way TV in Rugby Leage World Cup Link-up
Rugby league - 20 Sep 2000
Super League Votes to Assist Cash-Strapped Wakefield<br><br> <br><br>
Rugby league - 31 Aug 2000
Super League Clubs in US Challenge Tournament
Rugby league - 31 Jul 2000
Rugby League Grand Final Claims 1 Million Viewers <br><br>
Rugby league - 29 Jun 2000
Multi-Million Pound boost for Super League Community Education Initiatives
Rugby league - 20 Jun 2000
Ian Robson to leave Super League (Europe) Limited
Rugby league - 20 Jun 2000
Ian Robson to leave Super League (Europe) Limited
Rugby league - 13 Jun 2000
Tetley's Bitter Super League Crowds hit halfway high
Rugby league - 05 Jun 2000
Saints do the double in Tetley's Bitter Super League Monthly Awards
Rugby league - 05 May 2000
Rugby league - 04 May 2000
Rugby league - 08 Feb 2000
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