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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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Rangers: Debt Will Not Affect Newco

Scottish Football League Third Division Rangers Tuesday night issued a statement "to reassure supporters that the impending tax tribunal outcome will not affect the current Ibrox regime," according to the SCOTSMAN. A ruling on the use of Employee Benefit Trusts throughout the first decade of the cen ...

Tags: International Football, United Kingdom

Two Heineken Cup Proposals Debated

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Tags: Events and Attractions, United Kingdom

British And Irish Lions Reveal Jersey

The first picture of the British and Irish Lions rugby shirt for next summer’s three-Test tour to Australia has been revealed, according to Luke Benedict of the London DAILY MAIL. The adidas shirt "features a collar for the first time since the victorious South Africa tour of '97 -- incidental ...

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McIlroy Ends Deal With Titleist, FootJoy

World No. 1 Rory McIlroy "is ending his relationship" with golf brands Titleist and FootJoy after the '12 season, according to Michael Buteau of BLOOMBERG. Neither McIlroy nor parent company Acushnet Co. "disclosed a reason for the split in a press release." The Irish Times reported on Oct. 20 tha ...

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Murray Calls For Increased Drug Testing

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Ref Denies Allegations, Police Investigate

EPL referee Mark Clattenburg will formally deny allegations he used "inappropriate language" toward Chelsea players Mikel John Obi and Juan Mata, with the Metropolitan police "now having launched its own investigation," according to the PA. Clattenburg "has been shocked and angered" at being accused ...

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ManCity Fan's Ticket Exchange Reopens

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SRU Looks For New Sponsorship Deal

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Rangers Boss: We Won't Play In SPL

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