Rugby World

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Rugby World
RugbyWorld logo.png
Rugby World logo
Editor Owain Jones
Categories Sport, Rugby union
Circulation 33,922 (ABC Jul - Dec 2013)[1]
Print and digital editions.
Publisher Time Inc. UK
First issue October 1960
Language English
Website http://www.rugbyworld.com

Rugby World is a monthly rugby union magazine running since October 1960.[2] It is published monthly by IPC Media and edited by Owain Jones who took over from long standing editor Paul Morgan in January 2012. Paul Morgan was long considered a leader in the industry,[3] the magazine is the world's top-selling rugby magazine[citation needed] and has benefited from a worldwide rise in interest in rugby following the 2003 Rugby Union World Cup.[4]

The magazine was initially published on "the third Wednesday of every month" by Longacre Press Limited (also known as Odhams Press which, in 1961, merged with Fleetway Publications and again in 1963 Fleetway merged with a number of other publishers to form IPC Media,[5] though Odhams remained a distinct sub-company until 1968). The magazine was available through INI Sales and Distribution, 161-166 Fleet Street, London E.C.4. The original cost of the magazine was 2 Shillings[6] (equivalent to £2.11 today). By the end of 1962 it was retailing at 2 Shillings 6 pence[7] (written "2/6d", £2.64 today) and currently retails for £4.30 per issue, though various other deals are available by buying subscriptions and / or the electronic version of the magazine.

See also

References

  1. ^ "ABC Certificates and Reports: Rugby World". Audit Bureau of Circulations. Retrieved 14 February 2014. 
  2. ^ "Post-match Dinner Menus, Guest Lists, Invitations & Players Itineraries". Rugby Relics. Retrieved 24 October 2016. 
  3. ^ Christopher Clarey (4 October 1999). "No Surprise in Dublin, As U.S. Goes Down 53-8". The New York Times. Retrieved 13 January 2011. 
  4. ^ "ABC Figures Brief: Rugby World Magazine". Marketing. 19 February 2004. Retrieved 6 April 2008. 
  5. ^ "TimeIncUK.com Official Website|about|history". IPC Media. Retrieved 24 October 2016. 
  6. ^ http://rugbyrelics.com/images/aaaaa/wp/60-10.jpg
  7. ^ http://rugbyrelics.com/images/Magazines/GB/RW/62-10.jpg

External links

  • Rugby World website
  • Samoan Rugby World website
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