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Premiership Rugby Agrees To Partnership With StubHub For Premiership Rugby Final 2014

04 / 18 / 14

Premiership Rugby has agreed to a partnership with StubHub for the Premiership Rugby Final 2014. StubHub will be running its "Lucky Turnstile" promotion in the west car park where all fans will have the chance to win a range of prizes. StubHub already has partnerships in the U.K. with The O2, multip...

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U21 Matchup Disappoints On Kabel Eins

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Protests Won't Affect 2020 Istanbul Bid

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Messi, Father Accused Of Tax Fraud

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Dortmund Tops Europe Attendance Mark

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DEB To Start New 2nd Bundesliga In '14

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Braunschweig Leaves Puma For Nike

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Mercedes, Pirelli To Face Tribunal

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Vettel Extends Red Bull Contract

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French Construction Firms Target Qatar

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