Posts by Stewart Coggin

Irish sport to get funding boost

Sport in Ireland will be the beneficiary of major funding under the “Project Ireland 2040” initiative. Minister for Sport Shane Ross (pictured above) pledged funding across the country to boost facilities and help elite athletes flourish. Former Olympic boxing gold medalist Michael Carruth welcomed the news of the government funding. “The funding is great news,”…

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The weather puts 1 in 8 children off playing football

A UK survey of parents reveals some interesting reasons their children aren’t on the field. Grassroots football is thriving in terms of initiatives, and recent statistics from the FA have shown positive increases in many areas, especially amongst girls/womens football. These initiatives mean there has probably never been a better time or environment in which…

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Teamer & SNAP

A partnership to help your rugby club develop through sponsorship! Teamer is pleased to announce a new partnership with SNAP who are dedicated to helping clubs and businesses work together in a mutually beneficial way. SNAP has developed a business dedicated to helping grassroots clubs develop through sustainable sponsorship management and funding. Their website allows…

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Birmingham awarded 2022 Commonwealth Games

Birmingham has officially been chosen as the host of the 2022 Commonwealth Games, replacing Durban, stripped of the event nine months ago. Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) President Louise Martin made the announcement at a special school assembly attended by Year Seven students from Birmingham on Thursday. Her announcement, though, had been pre-empted 15 minutes earlier…

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