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Global sports forum

Your front row seat to the Rugby World Cup 2019

Global Sports Forum (GSF) on Eikon Messenger


Hosted exclusively on Eikon Messenger, GSF is the only online editorial community for financial professionals to chat about sports.

Rugby fans rejoice! Once again, the GSF is back for another World Cup and this time, our award-winning sports editor will be bringing you comprehensive coverage of the on-pitch action in Japan, commentary and insights from 16 Sep to 4 Nov 2019.

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Compete in our daily quiz for a chance to win an international rugby shirt every day.

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Eikon users can access more exclusive rugby World Cup coverage, top stories from Reuters and curated charts from Fathom Consulting in our JAPAN 2019 App.

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Exclusive networking

Chat live with our Rugby Pros

Friday 4 October - 16:00 HKT / 09:00 UKT

Join Bernard as he shares his recent trip to Japan and his experiences of the tournament so far, whilst assessing Ireland's team and their chances.

  • Bernard Jackman
    Former Rugby Player
    Ireland International

Tuesday 8 October - 16:30 HKT / 09:30 UKT

Join Aayden as he discusses the challenges facing Pacific players, including the pay and funding gaps in investment compared to top tier countries.

  • Aayden Clarke
    Chief Executive
    Pacific Rugby Players

Monday 21 October - 20:00 HKT / 14:00 UKT

Join David as he chats about our recent partnership with the Harlequins and his personal experiences in the grassroots game.

  • David Craig

Friday 25 October - 17:00 HKT / 10:00 UKT

Join Ross as he discusses how the Harlequins have been preparing for the upcoming season. Ross will also touch on how the Harlequins use data to prepare for games, get data on opponents, and how players are assessed using these metrics in training.

  • Ross Chisholm
    Professional Rugby Player

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