Who Owns Sale Sharks? (Explained)

Sale Sharks Rugby Club has changed its name and ownership in the professional era. This article takes a close look at current and former owners of Sale Rugby Club. Who Owns Sale Sharks Rugby Club? Sale Sharks is owned by Manchester businessmen Simon Orange and Ged Mason, who purchased the rugby club in 2016 from … Read more

Who Owns Bristol Bears? (Explained)

Bristol Rugby Club has changed its name and owner several times in the professional era. This article takes a close look at current and former owners of the club. Who Owns Bristol Bears? Stephen Lansdown is the majority owner of Bristol Bears, a professional rugby club. He co-founded investment firm Hargreaves Lansdown and also owns … Read more

Who Owns London Irish? (Explained)

The ownership of London Irish Rugby Club has changed several times in the past three decades. This article takes a close look at current and former owners. Who Owns London Irish? London Irish is owned by majority shareholder Mick Crossan who led a buyout of the rugby club by a small group of businessmen in … Read more

Who Owns Exeter Chiefs? (Explained)

Exeter Rugby Club, also known as the Exter Chiefs, have an interesting ownership structure. Many people think that the club is owned by a local businessman, Tony Rowe, but that isn’t the case. This article clarifies how the club is owned and operated. And we also take an in-depth look at the business background of … Read more

Who Owns Saracens Rugby Club? (Explained)

This article takes a close look at the current and former owners of Saracens Rugby Football Club. The ownership changed in early 2022, and this article reflects the latest state of play. Who Owns Saracens Rugby? The majority owner of Saracens is a consortium that took control of the Premiership club and grounds in 2022. … Read more

Who Owns Wasps Rugby? (Explained)

Wasps Rugby Football Club has a turbulent history of changing owners in recent times – along with changing the club name and their home stadium (several times). This article takes a close look at the backgrounds of the former and current owners of Wasps Rugby. Who Owns Wasps Rugby? Wasps rugby club is owned by … Read more

Who Owns Harlequins Rugby Club? (Explained)

This article takes a close look at the business backgrounds of the current and former owners of Harlequins Rugby Football Club. Who Owns Harlequins Rugby? Harlequins Rugby is owned by investment partners Duncan Saville and Charles Jillings, who first bought significant shares in the club in 1997. Saville’s early financial success was in the UK … Read more

Leicester Tigers: Interesting Facts

I’ve rounded up some of the most common questions asked about the Leicester Tigers, starting with how they got their name. Why Are Leicester Rugby Called Tigers? Leicester Rugby Club has been called the Tigers since the 1880s as evidenced by a local newspaper using the nickname in an 1885 match report. Most credit this … Read more

Who Owns Leicester Tigers? (Explained)

This article takes a close look at the current owners of Leicester Tigers. The professional rugby club is officially named the Leicester Football Club but is commonly known as the Leicester Tigers. Who Owns Leicester Tigers? The Leicester Tigers rugby club is a public limited company owned by shareholders. Two English businessmen own the majority … Read more

Who Owns Bath Rugby? (Past And Present)

This article takes a close look at the business and rugby backgrounds of the former and current owners of Bath Rugby Football Club. Who Owns Bath Rugby? Bath Rugby is owned by Bruce Craig, a Somerset businessman who bought the club in 2010 from previous owner Andrew Brownsword. Craig gained a substantial payout when his … Read more