David Collier to leave the RLIF in May 2018

9th October 2017, 14:59


David Collier to leave the RLIF in May 2018

The Rugby League International Federation, has announced that David Collier OBE, the Chief Executive Officer, will not be seeking a new contract when the current agreement concludes in May 2018. 


David Collier OBE was appointed as the very first CEO of the federation in March 2015, he is keen to thank the RLIF Board and the Members for their support during his tenure.


“I have thoroughly enjoyed my time in this role and have met and worked with many great people involved with Rugby League. I am convinced that the organisation and the sport is now superbly placed to take full advantage of the up-coming Rugby League World Cup and it will continue to grow and embed itself across the globe”


“There is still a great deal of work to do before I move on in May and I will be working as hard as possible to ensure that the RLIF can have a seamless transition to the next phase of its development.”


“I would like to thank the Board and the Members for their help and support and I wish them and the sport of Rugby League well.”


The Chairman commented on the announcement saying:


“David, has achieved much during his time in office and the RLIF is a stronger and better organisation for his efforts as our first CEO.” 


“We fully respect his decision to move on and I want to take this opportunity, on behalf of the Board, to thank David for his diligent work over the term of office and we all wish him well.”