Rugby Union

Vodafone Ireland has extended its principal sponsorship of the Ireland men’s rugby team in a four-year deal with the Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU).

Saracens Rugby Club has appointed Pitch International as its exclusive sponsorship sales agency

Jaguar Land Rover is making its Defender brand the centrepiece of its Rugby World Cup sponsorship deal, according to director of global brand partnerships Laura Wood.

Investec’s decision to take the title sponsorship rights to European Professional Club Rugby's Champions Cup has helped the competition to emerge from a challenging period commercially.

SportBusiness Sponsorship speaks to Gareth Griffiths, director of partnerships and sponsorship at Virgin Media O2, about how the brand is activating its England Rugby sponsorship deal at the Rugby World Cup.

The Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU) has signed a four-year extension to its kit deal with sportswear manufacturer Canterbury.

Dutch brewing company Heineken will continue its sponsorship of European Professional Club Rugby (EPCR)’s Champions Cup after it was replaced by banking and wealth management services brand Investec as the title partner of the competition.

Banking and wealth management services brand Investec has taken over the title rights to the European Rugby Champions Cup in a five-year deal, ending Heineken’s long-standing naming association with t…

Environmental group Greenpeace has condemned TotalEnergies’ sponsorship of the upcoming Rugby World Cup in France with the release of an animated video that depicts oil flooding the pitch at the Stade de France, the venue for the opening match of the tournament on September 8.

New Zealand Rugby is streets ahead of every other national union in its ability to generate sponsorship revenue, earning almost three times as much from its front-of-shirt deal as its next nearest rival.

New Zealand Rugby has appointed Google executive Craig Fenton to head up its commercial activity after the recent departure of Richard Thomas. 

The Welsh Rugby Union (WRU) has expanded its relationship with telecoms giant Vodafone to include men’s front-of-shirt sponsorship rights, albeit at a reduced rate compared to its previous deal.

French automotive manufacturer Peugeot has extended its long-running association with domestic Top 14 champion Stade Toulousain by agreeing a three-season renewal to its role as the rugby union club’s m…

The Welsh Rugby Union (WRU) has unveiled Go.Compare as the governing body's first back-of-shirt sponsor in a multi-year, seven-figure deal

The British & Irish Lions has announced a new four-year Principle Partner deal with Howden which grants the global insurance group the front-of-shirt sponsorship position for the team’s next tour to A…

Scottish Rugby has announced a new five-year sponsorship deal with Scottish Gas that sees the energy company take the naming rights to Murrayfield Stadium, replacing BT

UK-based sportswear brand Castore has announced a multi-year kit and retail deal with United Rugby Championship team Leinster

Premiership Rugby has announced a new sponsorship with Israeli online trading and investment platform eToro