Rugby Union has experienced rapid growth since the sport went fully professional in 1995, with global revenues quadrupling over the following ten years. Within this rapidly evolving environment stakeholders face numerous challenges in meeting the increased interest, profile, and participation in the sport.
The Sports Business Group has substantial experience in advising a range of stakeholders within Rugby Union, including governing bodies, National Unions, Clubs, and broadcast and commercial partners.
An experienced team, with strong knowledge of the industry, means that the Sports Business Group is ideally placed to provide a tailored approach and solutions to support the game’s key stakeholders adapt to the challenges of a relatively young but rapidly expanding professional sport.
Our services include:
Our Rugby Union clients include:
IRB Integrated Season Feasibility Study, RFU - fit for rugby report, Twickenham south stand redevelopment and stadium redevelopment for a Premiership rugby club.
“The Sports Business Group at Deloitte has provided invaluable support to the IRB and Rugby Union in general. The Group's understanding of the financial and commercial structure of top-tier Rugby Union is unparalleled"
Mike Miller, Chief Executive, International Rugby Board