eterlast x RPA Announcement

3 min readMay 12, 2022


The Eterlast RPA Awards are returning to Evolution London after a two-year hiatus on Wednesday 25th May 2022. It is the premier player event in the rugby calendar, and the Eterlast RPA Awards present a unique opportunity to celebrate the current season, which has produced some incredible rugby on both domestic and international fronts.

On announcing the deal, RPA Group CEO Damian Hopley MBE said: “This is a breakthrough deal for the RPA and our members as we partner with Eterlast. Their expertise and engagement within sports and media made them the standout company to work with in progressing players rights across the exciting NFT platforms”

Joan Roure, founder and chief executive of Eterlast said: “We are delighted to be the official title sponsor of the RPA Awards 2022. The RPA is a vital part of the rugby landscape for current and former professional players in England and we are very excited to play our part in supporting the player group and to work with them to build the Future of Rugby Fandom together.”

The last few tables are still available to purchase for The Eterlast RPA Awards, to find out more, visit or email

About the Rugby Players Association (RPA)

The Rugby Players Association is the representative body and collective voice of professional rugby players in England. We represent more than 800 male and female current rugby players, as well as more than 400 former players.

It is our mission to support, promote and protect the interests of our members, from the moment they sign their first professional contracts, throughout their playing careers, and beyond as they embark on the next phase of their lives.

Our members enjoy a wide range of benefits, including independent representation; legal advice; personal and professional development; playing insurance; education; confidential counselling; transition support; and much more. Members can also access the support of our official charity, Restart, in the event of serious illness, injury or hardship.

The RPA has also acted as the exclusive commercial representative of the England Team since 2004 and performs the following duties on behalf of Team England: Negotiation of the Elite Players Squad Contract, England and Saxons match fees, England team win bonuses and Image Rights payments with the RFU.

For more information about the Rugby Players Association, please visit

About Eterlast

Eterlast is a Web3 company that partners with world-leading sporting and media organisations to bring their content to web3.

Eterlast has embarked on a mission:to build the bridge for sport and media communities to adopt web3.

Headquartered in London, UK, but with its heart in Barcelona, Spain, Eterlast designs and develops NFT platforms that are focused on creating utility and value, enabling consumers to collect, enjoy, and access unique experiences.

It is backed by leading venture capital studios and investors and is in discussions with the world’s largest media companies and sporting IP owners to bring their content to web3.

To learn more about Eterlast visit:




Eterlast is an NFT studio that partners with world-leading sporting and media organizations to bring their content to web3.