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.

RWC 2019 unveils iconic match ticket designs

2019-06-17 12:51

The Rugby World Cup 2019 ticket designs have been unveiled during a launch event held at the historic Meiji Kinenkan in central Tokyo.

World Rugby gives the green light ... for goggles

2019-05-28 19:59

World Rugby has approved a game-changing amendment to the laws of the game that will enable the wearing of goggles at all levels of rugby.

WATCH: World Rugby's incredible 'Try and Stop Us' ad

2019-05-21 16:13

World Rugby has introduced a campaign to grow women's rugby around the world which includes an advert that hopes to inspire a new generation.


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.

Burger, Terblanche included on RWC 2019 disciplinary team

2019-05-30 15:47

Former Test referee Freek Burger and former Springbok wing Stefan Terblanche will form part of the disciplinary team announced for Rugby World Cup 2019.

The different faces of the women's rugby boom

2019-05-21 17:05

Women's participation in rugby around the world is at an all-time high, with latest figures showing 2.7 million players involved in the game.

World Rugby launches global campaign to boost women's game

2019-05-21 15:51

World Rugby launched a global campaign to boost women's rugby, with chairman Bill Beaumont saying it was the biggest growth area in the game.

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