Tag: RFU

In-depth plans to rejig ‘cash cow’ Twickenham

Twickenham Stadium set for redevelopment

The Rugby Football Union (RFU) has ditched a radical proposal to sell the Twickenham Stadium in Twickenham, England (UK) and buy a 50 percent share of the Wembley Stadium in Wembley, London, from the Football Association, instead focusing on £663m plans to overhaul its current stadium. ‘The... » Read more

2025 rugby showcase Host Cities-venues

Venues announced for Rugby WC 2025

The World Rugby and the Rugby Football Union (RFU) have confirmed the Host Cities, towns and venues for the 2025 Rugby World Cup. Dublin (Ireland)-based World Rugby is the world governing body for the sport of rugby union. The World Rugby organizes the Rugby World Cup every four years, the... » Read more

RFU keen to host 2025 women’s rugby show

RFU announces bid for 2025 of women’s tournament

England’s (UK) Rugby Football Union (RFU) has confirmed it wants to submit a bid to host the women’s Rugby World Cup in 2025 after providing an expression of interest to World Rugby. The ‘Women’s Six Nations’ stated that the tournament was last staged in England in 2010 and for the 2025... » Read more

Limited fans may be let in for Quilter Cup

Twickenham Stadium back with fans - Sept. 2020

The Rugby Football Union (RFU) revealed plans on Wednesday to facilitate the return of fans to Twickenham Stadium in England. The announcement that up to 20,000 could be allowed into Twickenham, give rugby fans reasons to cheer. The Twickenham Stadium is a rugby union stadium in Twickenham,... » Read more

Sports bodies’ workers face the axe

RFU job cuts July 2020

England’s Rugby Football Union (RFU) boss Bill Sweeney has revealed that since the organization is feeling the COVID-19 financial heat, a proposal has been made to go in for as many as 139 job cuts. The Rugby Football Union (RFU) is the governing body for rugby union in England. It was founded in... » Read more

RFU wants physical distancing rules eased

Twickenham Stadium - RFU June 2020

The Rugby Football Union (RFU) is planning to persuade the Government to reduce its physical distancing rule from two meters to one, calculating that the current stipulation would cost it £12m if crowds were allowed back for the four November internationals at Twickenham in UK. The Rugby Football... » Read more

Russian football to resume with minimum fans

Russia St. Petersburg Arena

The Russian Football Union (RFU) has arrived at an agreement with the State consumer health watchdog to allow fans into the Premier League’s (RPL) stadia when its suspended 2019-20 seasons resume on June 21. The Russian Premier League (RPL) is the top division professional association football... » Read more

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