After THE BALL is over

Smedley, Tim
October 2007
People Management;10/18/2007, Vol. 13 Issue 21, p32
The article presents information on the Player Development Programme by the Professional Rugby Players' Association (PRA). The programme for rugby players covers everything from interview skills to networking and personal finance. Rugby players are not big earners. International players can earn around £65,000 a year, a good salary for sure, but not when you retire at 35. Jason Reilly, player development manager at the PRA, is responsible for establishing links between the clubs and what he terms rugby-friendly employers.


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