Tag: rugby union


Allianz exit as ‘Sarries’ cut sorry figure

UK Saracens naming rights

With German financial services company Allianz stepping aside as the venue sponsor of English Premiership rugby union club Saracens (UK) – the club has announced that its home ground will revert to its former name of Copthall Stadium. Saracens Football Club is an English professional rugby union... » Read more


New deal may finally take the edge off Cape Town Stadium

Cape Town Stadium

The Cape Town Stadium – a football and rugby union stadium in Cape Town, South Africa, was built for the 2010 FIFA World Cup™. Due to minimal post-event usage of the facility, it has earned the tag of ‘white elephant’. The venue went on to prove skeptics correct who had a lot of... » Read more


Land deal struck for UK’s Cornwall Stadium

The Stadium for Cornwall is a proposed multipurpose stadium in Threemilestone, Cornwall, England.

Cornish Pirates – the professional rugby union team in Penzance, UK – will get a new home soon. A deal has been struck for the land on which the 6,000-seat Stadium for Cornwall will be built to be transferred to the Cornish Pirates. The Stadium for Cornwall is a proposed multipurpose... » Read more


Saracens given green light for £23mn West Stand facelift

Saracens Rugby Club

London-based English professional rugby union team Saracens have been granted planning permission and secured funding to redevelop the West Stand at Allianz Park, with work set to begin this summer at the end of the current season, according to several media reports. The £23 million redevelopment... » Read more


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