RUNY in the News: RUGBY UNITED NEW YORK found its Stadium
Rugby United New York, the 1st professional Rugby Franchise in the “Big Apple” found its Stadium.
RUNY owner James Kennedy, who has done well in real estate, was looking for a stadium to
host RUNY Home game.
Pierre Arnald, former CEO of Stade Français and Thomas Savare’s wingman, and now shareholder of RUNY’s Franchise, confirmed that the NYC team will play in MCU Park, Coney Island.
Just across the street of the famous spot where Nathan’s Hot Dog contest takes place.
MCU Park is normally a Baseball stadium and will host its 1st rugby game on March 15th.
RUNY also made a move and hired Thomas Plessis, a TOP 14 Head of Sales and Marketing.
After a great work in Stade Français Paris, he will set up a Business Team in the club, will be in charge for creating a strong brand for RUNY, taking care of American specificities.
He will have to create marketing activation for the sponsors and build an amazing fan experience in MCU Park in order to retain the crowd.
This piece was written by Jim Fisher, of PC Mag. A major
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