Rugby Football League puts pre-season plans on hold

The Rugby Football League (RFL), the governing body of rugby league in England, has put the pre-season period on hold due to COVID-19 concerns. Professional...

Sporting clubs offer up venues for COVID-19 vaccination hubs

Various sporting venues across the UK have been turned into ‘super vaccination centres’ as the COVID-19 vaccine is rolled out across the country. The London...

World Rugby chooses LiveWire Sport for Olympics and World Cup content...

World Rugby has selected LiveWire Sport to manage its social media channels for the next two years, in an agreement which covers sevens and...

British and Irish Lions consider South Africa contingency plans

The rapid escalation of the COVID-19 pandemic over the past month has led the British and Irish Lions rugby union team to reconsider its...

BT pens renewed deals with four Welsh rugby union teams

BT has entered into a new three-year agreement with four professional Welsh rugby union regions. The telecommunications company, which first became associated with the teams...

UK National Lottery backs GB Sevens teams ahead of Tokyo Olympics

The Rugby Football Union (RFU), the Scottish Rugby Union (SRU) and the Welsh Rugby Union (WRU) will be funded by the UK National Lottery...

BT Sport holds onto Premiership Rugby in renewed rights agreement

BT Sport will remain as the home of Premiership Rugby for a further four years after the UK broadcaster agreed renewed terms with the...

Hong Kong Sevens rugby pushed back after fourth COVID-19 wave hits

The 2021 Cathay Pacific HSBC Hong Kong Sevens tournament has been postponed by the Hong Kong Rugby Union (HKRU) and World Rugby. The rugby festival,...

Betfred expands rugby roster with England triple sponsorship for RLWC

England Rugby League has signed UK bookmaker Betfred as an official partner to England’s Men’s, Women’s and Wheelchair teams for 2021, covering the upcoming edition...

DHL to deliver British and Irish Lions’ South African tour

The British and Irish Lions has renewed its sponsorship agreement with DHL Express for the rugby union team’s tour of South Africa. Along with acting...