Dubai hosts another fantastic TRBN Event

Dubai hosts another fantastic TRBN Event

Here are just a few pictures from the Dubai Rugby Business Network event recently held at the JW Marriott with special guest Bob Skinstad  

The RBN – Changing the way business views rugby

The RBN – Changing the way business views rugby

The RBN flips the relationship between rugby and business on its head and puts the needs of business people with a passion for rugby first.

What Can Business Managers Learn from Rugby and Ieuan Evans?

What Can Business Managers Learn from Rugby and Ieuan Evans?

Looking at Ieuan’s career and rugby more widely, and as we celebrate with the RPA the achievements of players during the last season, what can business managers learn from rugby and Ieuan in particular?

The Rugby Business Network off to a great start in the Thames Valley

The Rugby Business Network off to a great start in the Thames Valley

The 21st of March saw the launch of TRBN in the Thames Valley, with a very well attended event at Reading Rugby Club featuring Hartpury College’s Director of Elite Sport, Phil De Glanville as guest speaker. Around 70 business men and women enjoyed Phil’s insights into how rugby has changed since professionalism, plus some insightful [...]

Cardiff Rugby Business Network

Cardiff Rugby Business Network

On Wednesday 20th of February, the first Cardiff Rugby Business Network took place. The event attracted a host of big names and businesses from around the Cardiff area. Brothers and former Wales international rugby players Andy and Steve Moore were present along with the legendary Welsh paralympian, David Roberts. Andy kicked off the night with [...]

Dubai’s first Rugby Business network Event

Dubai’s first Rugby Business network Event

Liam Mooney from Blue Pencil along with Ian Bremner of UAE Rugby have launched The Rugby Business Network in Dubai. The group was launched at its inagural networking event on Wednesday 7th November 2012. The Rugby Business Network is a non profit group and all of their events are free. If you would like to get [...]

What you need for success

What you need for success

One of The rugby Business Network members, Simon Scantlebury looks at what an individual needs for success. What you need for success   Any endeavour will have a series of items or objectives that will need to be achieved in order to attain success in that endeavour.  This is no different for the planning, implementation [...]

The Rugby Business Network is now in Melbourne, Australia

The Rugby Business Network is now in Melbourne, Australia

With our first event in Melbourne last Wednesday 3rd October, we asked one of the event hosts Nadia Smith for her thoughts on the night.   We’re on our way! The Melbourne chapter of the Rugby Business Network kicked off last Wednesday, October 3, 2012.   Guest speaker, Classic Wallaby and Assistant Coach of the [...]

“The only kind of networking I like…….”

“The only kind of networking I like…….”

We asked Lynne Walsh one of the newcomers to our London Rugby Business Network Event to give us her thoughts on the event at The London Welsh Centre on the 3rd September, with Guest Speakers from the Newport Gwent Dragons and Celtic Manor.   The only kind of networking I like………. I could be the [...]

Networking within rugby for business – Tim Usasz

Networking within rugby for business – Tim Usasz

    The Rugby Business Network USA Ambassador Tim Usasz, talks about the 2011 World Cup and how he is using his rugby contacts to help him in his new role as a Business Analyst at Close Brothers. After winning 19 caps for the Eagles, Tim used his rugby contacts to find a job. he [...]

Managing the transition from professional rugby – Matt Cairns

Managing the transition from professional rugby – Matt Cairns

  A few weeks ago we talked to Matt Cairns previously of Saracens and Harlequins about how he is managing the transition from professional rugby to a new career in financial services. In his new role as a Financial Advisor for Cavendish Brooke he talks about how he is having to self motivate and how [...]