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We’ve estimated that there are 8,000 full-time jobs in rugby in the UK and Ireland. Many thousands more are employed on a part-time basis.

In this section we aim to monitor the major personnel moves and changes within the industry as well as provide an insight into the working lives of prominent individuals within the game of rugby.

The career moves of players and coaches are well documented elsewhere. However, we look behind the scenes at the make-up of committees and boards, the managers and commercial leaders in rugby organisations. We try not to overlook corporate partners and the growing service and supply sector to the sport including; lawyers, agents, consultants, sponsors, journalists and sports marketers.

Rugby Job of the Week
We also run a selection of relevant rugby job opportunities from our recruitment partner Global Sports Jobs from which we select our job of the week. This is also distributed via our weekly email news bulletin.

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Brown Steps In After Jevans' Surprise Resignation From ER2015

27 March 2015 by The Guardian

Chief executive of Rugby World Cup organisers ER2015, Debbie Jevans, has resigned for personal reasons less than six months before the start of the tournament with Stephen Brown stepping in to replace...

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CSM Appoint Zak Brown As CEO

26 March 2015 by Mark Tilley

Sports marketing company CSM have announced a senior management reorganisation with Zak Brown coming in as the new CEO and Jim Glover taking on the role of deputy chairman. Brown, currently CEO of JMI...

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Griffiths To Depart As Saracens CEO

25 March 2015 by Mark Tilley

Saracens have announced that chief executive Edward Griffiths will be departing the club after seven years at the end of the current campaign. During Griffiths' time with the north London club, they h...

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Outgoing WRU Chief To Run Cardiff Airport

25 March 2015 by Mark Tilley

Departing Welsh Rugby Union (WRU) chief executive Roger Lewis will become the new chairman of Cardiff Airport as soon as he has left Welsh rugby. He is leaving his post as WRU group chief executive in...

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McCartney Joins London Irish Board

18 March 2015 by Mark Tilley

London Irish have announced that Frank McCartney has joined the club's board of directors. McCartney is an international businessman with experience in the hospitality, food and beverage industries an...

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RLIF Appoints Collier As Inaugural CEO

12 March 2015 by Tim Groves

The Rugby League International Federation has revealed that former England and Wales Cricket Board chief executive David Collier OBE is set to become its first CEO. Collier has served two world govern...

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