Rugby Players’ Association Secures Rhead Group as Official Supplier

By Community | May 13, 2014

Professional services consultancy Rhead Group has today been confirmed as Official Supplier to the Rugby Players’ Association (the RPA).

The deal will include the brand becoming the title sponsor of the England Player of the Year Award to be presented at this year’s RPA Computacenter Players’ Awards 2014.

Nigel Curry, medicine CEO of Rhead Group, said: “We are delighted to be an Official Supplier to the RPA and title sponsor of the England Player of the Year Award.  Many of the skills needed to win at rugby are identical to those required to construct major infrastructure projects.  This sponsorship builds on our work with the RPA focusing on players’ professional development after their rugby careers.  We are looking forward to working with the RPA on developing additional support programmes and business mentoring going forward.”

Nick Byrom, Commercial Director of the RPA, said: “We are pleased to welcome Rhead Group on board as Official Supplier to the RPA and as title sponsor of the England Player of the Year Award. Rhead Group encourage excellence and bring a fresh dynamic approach to all that they do, these are qualities we hope to inspire in our members.  We look forward to working with Rhead Group and their expert consultants to deliver an outstanding Project Management programme across our membership clubs in the near future.”