Beaumont eyes second term as World Rugby boss

2020-01-24 14:17

World Rugby chairperson Bill Beaumont has confirmed he will run for a second term in charge of the global game's governing body.

World Cup champion Springboks move to No 1 in rankings

2019-11-02 13:40

The Springboks have moved to the top of the World Rugby rankings following their victory in the 2019 Rugby World Cup final in Yokohama.

World Rugby slaps ban on French bad boy Vahaamahina

2019-10-24 15:56

World Rugby's disciplinary committee has determined that French lock Sebastien Vahaamahina intentionally elbowed Wales' Aaron Wainwright in the face.

World Rugby apologises over Uruguay 'bar incident'

2019-10-17 06:34

World Rugby has apologised to a bar in the Japanese city of Kumamoto after an incident in which Uruguay players on a night out reportedly damaged property.

World Rugby boss praises 'improved' refereeing after rare rebuke

2019-10-15 07:18

World Rugby chief Bill Beaumont says the standard of refereeing at the World Cup has improved after organisers took the rare step of admonishing officials.

Rugby World Cup referees under fire, Kaplan weighs in

2019-09-22 08:00

Former top referee Jonathan Kaplan said he had "absolutely no idea" how Australia's Reece Hodge avoided a red card on Saturday.

World Rugby welcomes 'rising' Springboks to Japan

2019-09-14 15:42

The first Asian Rugby World Cup is comparable to the first African Rugby World Cup in 1995, the Springboks have been told.

Women to get gender-neutral Rugby World Cup from 2021

2019-08-21 13:27

The Women's Rugby World Cup in 2017 will be the last of that title with World Rugby announcing they are adopting a policy of gender neutrality for their tournaments.

Italians to experiment with rugby's new 50:22 law

2019-08-08 18:04

A new law known as the 50:22, designed to create space for attacking sides, will be implemented on an experimental basis in Italy from the start of the new season.

SANZAAR disappointed at scrapping of Nations Championship

2019-06-20 08:17

SANZAAR has expressed its disappointment at World Rugby's decision to scrap the proposed Nations Championship plans.


Beaumont hails Japan 2019 as 'probably the greatest RWC'

2019-11-03 08:21

World Rugby chairman Bill Beaumont has lauded Japan 2019 as "probably the greatest Rugby World Cup".

Kolbe, Pieter-Steph to battle for World Rugby's top accolade

2019-11-01 06:37

World Rugby has announced the shortlists for the prestigious men’s and women’s 15s Player of the Year awards for 2019.

Peyper sorry for 'inappropriate' photo, stood down for RWC semis

2019-10-22 06:42

SA referee Jaco Peyper has apologised for an "inappropriate" photo he had taken with Wales fans following their narrow victory over France.

Scotland hit with misconduct charge over RWC typhoon comments

2019-10-15 11:24

Rugby World Cup organisers filed misconduct charges against Scotland over comments made about Typhoon Hagibis.

RWC 'officiating not good enough' - World Rugby

2019-09-24 21:00

World Rugby criticised refereeing standards at the World Cup after a number of controversies in the tournament's opening days.

WATCH | Japanese crowds pack out Welsh training session

2019-09-16 10:11

The hype surrounding the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan is soaring less than a week out from the start of the tournament.

'A true legend on and off the pitch': World Rugby mourns Chester Williams

2019-09-07 11:00

World Rugby has called former Springbok wing, Chester Williams a "true legend on and off the pitch".

Have you ever seen the All Blacks this badly beaten stats-wise?

2019-08-10 19:18

We all know there's only ONE statistic that really counts in any rugby match - the final score.

World Rugby confirms amendment to scrum law

2019-07-16 07:34

Reaffirming its commitment to evidence-based injury-reduction in the sport, World Rugby has announced details of a minor amendment to the scrum law.

World Rugby scraps controversial Nations Championship plans

2019-06-19 19:35

World Rugby has scrapped controversial plans to introduce a Nations Championship saying that resistance to the idea had brought about their decision.

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