SOUTH AFRICA VS FRANCE BILLED AS RWC 2021 OPENER IN REVAMPED 2022 MATCH SCHEDULE

New Zealand v Australia to close out opening day at 19:15 NZT at Eden Park France take on England on matchday three at 20:00 NZT in Whangārei USA face Canada on match-day six at 15:15 NZT in [...]

MONACO SET TO WELCOME FANS FOR OLYMPIC GAMES SEVENS REPECHAGE

Match schedule announced for final Olympic qualification event towards Tokyo 2020 Stade Louis II in Monaco to host up to 5,000 rugby fans on 19-20 June, 2021 Tickets start at 10 euros per day and [...]

WORLD RUGBY PAYS TRIBUTE TO DR. ISMAIL JAKOET

World Rugby has joined the South African Rugby Union in paying tribute to Dr Ismail Jakoet, who passed away on Tuesday morning aged 72. Hugely popular within the rugby family, Dr Jakoet served [...]

MINOR LAW ADJUSTMENTS CONFIRMED BY WORLD RUGBY

World Rugby has approved minor adjustments in law relating to Law 5 (time) and Law 18 (touch following consideration of unintended consequences of current law in specific circumstances. The [...]

CHILDFUND APPOINTED PRINCIPAL CHARITY PARTNER FOR RUGBY WORLD CUP 2021 TO SUPPORT THE NEXT GENERATION OF UNSTOPPABLE WOMEN IN RUGBY

ChildFund becomes first-ever charity partner for the women’s edition of a Rugby World Cup Rugby fans will have the opportunity to opt in to donate when purchasing match day tickets [...]

INNOVATIVE EYE-TRACKING TECHNOLOGY TRIAL STARTS IN SUPER RUGBY TRANS-TASMAN TO ADVANCE CONCUSSION IDENTIFICATION

Reflecting rugby’s unwavering commitment to embracing and incorporating the latest brain health science and technology, World Rugby, New Zealand Rugby (NZR) and Rugby Australia (RA) have [...]

DATES AND NEW QUALIFICATION PATHWAY CONFIRMED AS RUGBY WORLD CUP SEVENS 2022 LOOKS TO INSPIRE A NEW GENERATION OF RUGBY FANS

Rugby World Cup Sevens 2022 to take place from 9-11 September, 2022 New striking RWC Sevens 2022 brand and RWCSevens.com website unveiled RWC Sevens 2022 will be contested by 24 men’s and [...]

DHL AND TUDOR BEGIN THE COUNTDOWN TO RUGBY WORLD CUP SEVENS 2022

DHL and Tudor begin the journey to RWC Sevens 2022 Excitement growing for Rugby World Cup Sevens 2022 in South Africa World Rugby looking to build on successful Rugby World Cup Sevens 2018 [...]

WORLD RUGBY COUNCIL ELECTS JONATHAN WEBB TO THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Jonathan Webb has been elected by the World Rugby Council to serve on the international federation’s Executive Committee. Three members of Council, which comprises of 51 regional [...]

RECLASSIFICATION OF UNIONS AND WIDENED REPRESENTATION ON COMMITTEES AS WORLD RUGBY SET TO IMPLEMENT GOVERNANCE REVIEW RECOMMENDATIONS

Transformational restructuring of key areas will strengthen the effectiveness, agility and representative nature of World Rugby’s governance structures New union classification system to [...]

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