World Rugby slams calls for tackling ban in schools

2017-09-26 19:36

World Rugby chiefs have slammed a controversial study that claims tackling and scrums should be banned in schools.

France willing to spend extra to secure RWC 2023

2017-09-20 13:59

France are keen to pay World Rugby a £150 million hosting fee to secure the 2023 Rugby World Cup, overpaying the standard fee by £30 million.

Head injury assessment set at 10 minutes, say rugby chiefs

2017-08-17 21:18

Players who leave the field of play during a rugby match for a Head Injury Assessment must stay off the pitch for 10 minutes.

World Rugby surprised by SBW decision

2017-08-04 08:33

World Rugby has released a statement expressing its surprise at the decision to allow New Zealand centre Sonny Bill Williams to face Australia.

Cape Town Sevens tickets sold out!

2017-07-28 11:54

All entry tickets for both days of the Cape Town Sevens sold out in less than two hours.

Roux: SIX reasons why SA should get 2023 World Cup

2017-07-03 13:01

SA Rugby CEO Jurie Roux gives SIX reasons why the Rugby World Cup should return to South Africa in 2023.

SA NOT favourites to host RWC 2023

2017-06-26 16:51

As much as South Africans would love to play host to another Rugby World Cup tournament, it won't happen in 2023, if bookmakers are to be believed...

Roux: SIX reasons why SA should get 2023 World Cup

2017-05-31 11:04

SA Rugby CEO Jurie Roux gives SIX reasons why the Rugby World Cup should return to South Africa in 2023.

World Rugby raises Test eligibility to five years

2017-05-10 07:08

Rugby's governing body has raised the residency period needed for Test eligibility from three to five years.

Thorburn slams World Rugby for modern game 'monster'

2017-04-24 22:03

Former Wales captain Paul Thorburn has blasted leading rugby union officials for presiding over an excessively dangerous "monster" that is the modern game.


World Rugby hails RWC 2023 bids

2017-09-25 20:31

World Rugby chairperson Bill Beaumont has hailed the Rugby World Cup 2023 bids after the three unions presented their vision and plans.

Smit joins McCaw as World Rugby awards judge

2017-08-24 14:47

Former Springbok captain John Smit has been named on a World Rugby panel to judge the international Player of the Year awards.

Govt support key to SA's RWC 2023 bid

2017-08-14 15:02

Government financial support and tournament guarantees were non negotiable for World Rugby to entertain SA’s bid to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup.

Rugby law amendments to be trialled in SA

2017-08-02 10:16

Domestic rugby in SA will fall in line with the northern hemisphere when the recently-announced law amendments will also go on trial locally.

Plans to reduce rugby's laws 50%

2017-07-19 07:28

World Rugby has reportedly commissioned a technical group to overhaul its law book, which could see half of the game's laws abolished.

World Rugby boss backs Pacific Islands team

2017-06-29 19:17

World Rugby chairman Bill Beaumont supports calls for a professional side to be established in the Pacific Islands.

Sevens stays at Olympics until 2024

2017-06-10 06:59

Rugby Sevens has been given the nod to remain an Olympic sport until at least the 2024 Summer Games.

As it happened: 2019 Rugby World Cup draw

2017-05-10 08:32

A recap of the pool draw for the 2019 Rugby World Cup from the Japanese city of Kyoto.

Excitement ahead of 2019 RWC draw

2017-05-09 12:15

The pool draw for 2019 Rugby World Cup will take place in the Japanese city of Kyoto on Wednesday.

SA referees prominent in June Tests

2017-03-24 14:30

A number of SA Rugby referees will feature prominently during the Test window in June.

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