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Sports Business

Roc Nation Sports International Expands Into Rugby

Roc Nation Sports International, earlier today, announced the signing of 2018 Rugby World Cup winner and team captain, Siya Kolisi.  Nicknamed “The Bear,” Kolisi began his professional rugby career in 2012, at 20 years old, and since that time, Kolisi has created a path for the sport to reach a mainstream audience.   Kolisi has made […]

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Headline Sports Business Sports Law

The Legal Issues Surrounding Sponsorship At The Rugby World Cup

Sport sponsorship can often come with various complications and issues, but it’s certainly something that is worth the time and hassle given the global exposure. Sponsorship is an excellent way of enhancing brand image and tends to catch the public eye – by attaching your name to that of a top class event you too […]

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Sports Agents Sports Law

Should Player Agents Be Banned From Gambling?

The Australian has reported that the National Rugby League (NRL) is seeking to ban Player Agents from betting on NRL matches. This comes in the wake of an alleged incident involving a first try bet in a Round 24 match last year with questionable bets being placed on the game. Player Agent Sam Ayoub was […]

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NFL Players

NFL v. NRL

This is a guest contribution from Gene Goodsell.  Gene has a law degree with honours, a business degree and is currently Manager of Legal & Business Affairs for one of the leading international sports management agencies in Australia, as well as being a football agent. With the impending launch of the NRL (National Rugby League) USA […]