Tag: Rugby

Wheldon Road upgrades spinoff job creation

Castleford Tigers stadium update February 2024

The professional rugby league club Castleford Tigers and Axiom Yorkshire has confirmed that the planning applications for a major upgrade to the Wheldon Road Stadium in Castleford, England (UK) and a significant new employment development on the Axiom site, at Junction 32 on the M62, have both been... » Read more

Scottish Gas-Rugby zero emissions plans

Scottish Rugby partnership

Scottish Gas, part of Centrica, the largest home energy supplier in the United Kingdom, has partnered with Scottish Rugby to help the rugby community across Scotland reduce their energy bills and carbon footprint. ‘SCOTTISH RUGBY’ stated that the deal will involve more than 130 active clubs in... » Read more

London Irish collapse like a house of cards

London Irish banned from rugby league

The professional rugby union club London Irish RFC (UK) have been suspended from the Gallagher Premiership and will not be able to play in any Rugby Football Union (RFU) league next season due to financial difficulties. ‘sky news’ stated that the Rugby Football Union (RFU) announced the above... » Read more

Rugby team Wasps to play at Sixways Stadium

Wasps to play at Sixways Stadium

The professional rugby union team Wasps Rugby Football Club struck a deal recently to play at the Sixways Stadium in England (UK), the former home of the former professional rugby union club Worcester Warriors. ‘UK Daily News’ stated that the above deal translates into the fact that... » Read more

Losing ‘sting’ Wasps RFC gets a lifeline!

Wasps Rugby takeover new development

The Wasps Rugby Football Club (UK) have been handed a lifeline after an offer was accepted for the men’s rugby and academy sides. ‘CoventryLive’ stated that Members of the Wasps Legends group have had a deal approved by the joint administrators of Wasps Holdings Limited, subject to contract.... » Read more

Castleford Tigers major venue revamp goals

UK rugby Castleford Tigers stadium renovation

The rugby league club Castleford Tigers (UK) have confirmed that they are in discussions with the Wakefield Council (local authority of the City of Wakefield in West Yorkshire, England) and the owners of the Junction 32 site about the possibility of staying at a revamped Wheldon Road rather than... » Read more

Spin-off version for rugby a la cricket!

Rugby World 12s tournament proposed

The rugby calendar could soon have to accommodate a new competition after plans were announced on September 7th for a 12-a-side tournament that will feature both men’s and women’s teams. The ‘Mirror’ stated that World 12s is an entirely new format for the sport that plans to kick off in... » Read more