Ian Rawcliffe

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Ian Rawcliffe
Born Burnley, England
Occupation Business consultant
Known for President of the German Rugby Federation (1996–2004 & 2013–2015)

Ian Rawcliffe is a former President of the German Rugby Federation. He held this position from 1996 to 2004 and, again, from 2013 to 2015.[1][2]

Rawcliffe was born in Burnley, England, and came to Germany with the British Army in the 1970s.[3][4] Since 1975 he has lived in Rödermark, near Frankfurt and is a member of BSC Offenbach, a club he also coached in the 1980s.[5][6]

Rawcliffe first held the position of President of the German Rugby Federation from 1996 to 2004, when he stepped down for personal reasons and was succeeded by Bernd Leifheit.[7] He became President for a second time in 2013, succeeding Ralph Götz and stepped down in July 2015 and was replaced by Klaus Blank.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Der deutsche Rugby-Verband sucht einen neuen Präsidenten (in German) Offenbach-Post, published: 6 July 2013, accessed: 17 July 2013
  2. ^ Rödermarker Rawcliffe neuer Rugby-Präsident (in German) Offenbach-Post, published: 10 July 2013, accessed: 17 July 2013
  3. ^ Union in FOCUS / A programme for the future www.german-rugby.de, published: August 2000, accessed: 17 July 2013
  4. ^ Rugby-Familie vertraut Rawcliffe (in German) Frankfurter Neue Presse, published: 11 July 2013, accessed: 17 July 2013
  5. ^ Rawcliffe will Rugby-Verband wieder führen (in German) Offenbach-Post, published: 29 June 2013, accessed: 17 July 2013
  6. ^ Rawcliffe: „Rugby bekommt durch Olympia Zuneigung" (in German) Frankfurter Neue Presse, published: 3 July 2013, accessed: 17 July 2013
  7. ^ Die Beschlüsse des Deutschen Rugby-Tags 2004 (in German) scrum.de, published: 3 July 2004, accessed: 17 July 2013
  8. ^ DRT wählt neuen DRV-Vorsitzenden und beschließt neues Bundesligaspielsystem (in German) totalrubgy.de, published: 6 July 2015, accessed: 9 July 2015

External links[edit]