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Rugby league - 04 Jul 2005
The Rugby Football League has appointed Simon Malcolm as Director of Marketing and Corporate Communications.
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 - 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 - 22 Oct 2004
Nissan have been appointed as official vehicle supplier to Rugby League’s Gillette Tri-Nations tournament.
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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 03 Mar 2003
The Rugby Football League is delighted to announce that Kukri Sports have become the official ball supplier for National Leagues 1 and 2.
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 - 10 Feb 2003
Sponsorship income generated by the forthcoming Rugby League World Club Challenge between St Helens and Sydney Roosters has reached record levels (for the event) - with total revenue approaching a six figure sum.
Rugby league - 05 Feb 2003
Wakefield Wildcats confirmed today that Sainsbury's, a leading UK and US food retailer, are continuing to support the club as the main Club and shirt sponsor.
Rugby league - 28 Jan 2003
Today Powergen has announced that Rugby League’s leading knockout tournament will be known as the Powergen Challenge Cup.
Rugby league - 05 Dec 2002
The Rugby Football League have appointed Chris Green as their new Marketing Director and he will start his new job with the sport on 2 January 2003.
Rugby league - 24 Oct 2002
The Rugby Football League is delighted to confirm that the Department for Transport's (DfT) road safety campaign 'Think!.....Don't Drink Drive' is to sponsor the Great Britain team.
Rugby league - 03 Jul 2002
The Rugby Football League today announced a new three-year sponsorship of the Challenge Cup by leading energy supplier, TXU Energi.
Rugby league - 19 Jun 2002
The Rugby Football League (RFL) is pleased to confirm that it has entered into a period of exclusivity in negotiations with TXU Energi in respect of the title sponsorship of the Challenge Cup competition.
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 - 30 Nov 2001
Kellogg's is kicking off its biggest sports sponsorship to date after signing a prestigious seven figure agreement with the Rugby Football League.
Rugby league - 29 Oct 2001
Guinness, owned by international drinks giant, Guinness UDV will sponsor next month's three Test match series against World Champions Australia and have become the new sponsors for the Great Britain team.
Rugby league - 26 Jul 2001
Sir Rodney Walker, the chairman of the Rugby Football League, today indicated that he might be prepared to seek a governmental intervention to prevent the loss of the sport’s star players to Rugby Union.
Rugby league - 19 Jul 2001
The Chairman of the Rugby Football League, Sir Rodney Walker, today responded to reports emanating from Australia that top Super League clubs could switch to play rugby union in the near future.
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 - 09 May 2001
Emirates Airline today (09.05.01) announced their sponsorship of the London and Wales Sevens at Twickenham. The two UK legs of the International Rugby Board's World Sevens Series, will be known as the Emirates Airline London Sevens and Emirates Airline Wales Sevens.
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
England’s Under 21 stars will have a chance to cut their international teeth when they play South Africa in a two-match series later this year.
Rugby league - 07 Feb 2001
Following talks between Greg McCallum, the Rugby League’s Director of Rugby, and representatives of the French Federation in London yesterday, French clubs are to be allowed to take home advantage from the Silk Cut Challenge Cup in 2002.
Rugby league - 06 Feb 2001
The Rugby Football League has collected a major award from Sportsmatch, the government sports sponsorship agency, for its work in development at grass root levels.
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.