A Rutland teenager was watched by hundreds of millions of people as he took a starring role in the opening ceremony of the Rugby World Cup. Ed Anthony, 14, from Tinwell, played the key part in the famous story of the birth of rugby when William Webb Ellis, as a schoolboy in 1823, … [Read more...] about Tinwell teenager stars in Rugby World Cup ceremony
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A new deal struck ahead of the Rugby World Cup could change the way we watch television forever. Spark has won the rights to show the 2019 Rugby World Cup, so for the first time fans won't be able to watch all of the All Blacks games live on TV. Instead, they'll be asked to fork … [Read more...] about Rugby World Cup deal: Are we entering the future of broadcast sport?
Spark and TVNZ have won the broadcast rights for major international rugby tournaments, including the Rugby World Cup 2019. New Zealanders will be able to stream RWC2019 matches and related content live or on-demand on a range of devices, including TV, mobile, tablets and … [Read more...] about Spark, TVNZ win broadcast rights for Rugby World Cup 2019 and more
World Rugby chief executive Brett Gosper believes this year's Rugby World Cup Sevens in San Francisco could ignite interest in the sport across America, raising the possibility of a US bid for the 15-a-side World Cup in 2027. Wednesday marks the 100-day countdown to the seventh … [Read more...] about US bid for Rugby World Cup ‘sooner rather than later’
Former England rugby star Bill Beaumont and newly-elected MP for Twickenham Dr Tania Mathias joined forces on Tuesday evening to open a new heavyweights room at Teddington’s Lensbury Club. The new gym has been built as part of the leisure club’s preparation for its … [Read more...] about Beaumont and Mathias launch Lensbury’s new weights room ahead of Rugby World Cup