England Rugby reveal revenues of over £207m

English Rugby is thriving off the field at Twickenham

England’s Rugby Football Union has announced record revenues of £207.9 million ($312 million, 219 million euros) for the 2014-15 season.

England’s Rugby team were knocked out of the world cup in the Pool Stage but off the field England Rugby are a massive success.

The financial health of the sport in England looks to be in fantastic shape after the RFU revealed a retained profit of £7.7 million.

It is the first time the accounts for the English game’s governing body have exceeded £200 million, a figure made possible by the high number of Twickenham matches and the related ticket, broadcasting and hospitality income.

“The financial performance in 2014-15 was exceptionally strong,” RFU chief financial officer Stephen Brown said.

“The RFU has delivered a fifth consecutive year of rugby investment growth, which now exceeds strategic plan projections by £14 million over the past three years.”

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