Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Rugby news 12BET update 12/06


Former New Zealand international Robbie Hunter-Paul, who brought his 17-season playing career to an end this year, has rejoined former club Huddersfield as business development manager.

The ex-Bradford captain, who also played for Salford and Leigh after dropping out of Super League in 2007, took up his full-time role today charged with expanding the Giants' supporter and corporate base.

Huddersfield managing director Richard Thewlis said: "I believe Robbie's skill set to be unique in rugby league."

Hunter-Paul, who helped the Giants reach the Challenge Cup final for the first time for 44 years in 2006, lives near the club and recently studied for a sports marketing degree at the University of Huddersfield,

"The opportunity to return to the Giants in a completely new capacity is one that I know will be challenging but also very exciting," he said. - http://www.sportinglife.com


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