Tag: Rugby Football Union

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

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

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