TRINIDAD & TOBAGO RUGBY ELECTS NEW EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

On Monday, May 10, 2021, Rugby Clubs across Trinidad and Tobago elected their first female President in the history of the Union. The former Honorary Secretary, Ms. Maria Thomas, was elected [...]

WORLD RUGBY LAUNCHES ‘A GLOBAL SPORT FOR ALL’ STRATEGIC PLAN 2021–2025 TO GUIDE LONG-TERM GROWTH

Plan to guide long-term response to COVID-19 pandemic It is underpinned by a focus on evolving the game, with advancing player welfare at heart Strategy, which includes clear game-changing [...]

WORLD RUGBY CONFIRMS EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE ELECTION NOMINEES

World Rugby has confirmed that three nominations for the vacant seat on World Rugby’s Executive Committee have been received. The election will take place at the international [...]

WORLD RUGBY WELCOMES GRANTING OF CONDITIONAL LICENSES FOR PACIFIC ISLANDS FRANCHISES TO JOIN NEW COMPETITION FROM 2022

World Rugby welcomes New Zealand Rugby Board’s decision to awardconditional licenses from Fijian Drua and Moana Pasifika to join a planned newprofessional competition from 2022. The [...]

CONCUSSION EDUCATION DRIVING SURGE IN WORLD RUGBY COURSE COMPLETIONS TO 1.8M

World Rugby online learning course completions have surged in 2021 with more people per month engaging with the educational materials in the first three months of the year than in any other [...]

WORLD RUGBY PLAYER WELFARE & LAWS SYMPOSIUM CONCLUDES WITH PROMISING ACTIONS FOR THE GAME

Hosted over three days and five sessions, the symposium brought together more than 1,000 members of the rugby family and independent experts to discuss the latest science, knowledge, research and [...]

RUGBY SEVENS ‘ROAD TO TOKYO’ TAKING SHAPE

Fourteen international teams competing in Dubai on 2–3 and 8–9 April Combined event confirmed in Los Angeles over weekend of 25–27 June HSBC Paris Sevens – Marcoussis event postponed World Rugby [...]

WORLD RUGBY, NEW ZEALAND RUGBY, THE UNIVERSITY OF OTAGO & PREVENT BIOMETRICS TO UNDERTAKE GROUD-BREAKING COMMUNITY RUGBY HEAD IMPACT STUDY

Underscoring the continued commitment to furthering head injury prevention in rugby, World Rugby is partnering with New Zealand Rugby, the University of Otago and Prevent Biometrics to undertake [...]

WORLD RUGBY EXPLORING THE LATEST EYE-TRACKING TECHNOLOGY TO ASSIST WITH THE IDENTIFICATION AND MANAGEMENT OF CONCUSSION

World Rugby has announced today at its Player Welfare and Laws Symposium that it is to evaluate the latest eye-tracking technology to assist with the identification and management of concussions [...]

WORLD RUGBY TO SUPPORT PACIFIC ISLANDS SUPER RUGBY AMBITIONS

World Rugby to provide financial, high performance and administrative support for two potential Pacific Island Super Rugby franchises Programme objective is to boost the performances of the [...]