RFU Touchline Magazine – January 2017 Edition
Your January Touchline sees the RFU thank Her Majesty the Queen for her 64 years as Patron and welcomes Prince Harry as their new Patron. Live Nations announce Twickenham Stadium as the only UK venue for this summer’s U2:The Joshua Tree tour. And Mitsubishi Motors celebrate rugby’s magnificent volunteers as England Rugby and Mitsubishi Motors UK launch the Mitsubishi Motors Volunteer of the Year Awards.
Prince Harry New Patron
The Rugby Football Union is delighted to announce Prince Harry as its new patron, following a Buckingham Palace announcement that Her Majesty The Queen will be handing over the patronage at the end of this year.
U2 Announced at Twickenham
U2 will return to Twickenham Stadium on Saturday, 8 July as their only UK stop on The Joshua Tree Tour 2017. Live Nation announced that U2 will return to select stadiums this year in celebration of the 30th anniversary of the band’s seminal album.
Mitsubishi Motors' Heroes
England Rugby and Mitsubishi Motors UK have launched the Mitsubishi Motors Volunteer of the Year Awards, forming part of the new Volunteer Recognition Programme. The programme provides opportunities to recognise and reward the volunteers who make up an integral part of the game.