World Rugby backs dramatic Test revamp proposal

2018-10-10 10:34

World Rugby has backed a proposal to dramatically revamp the Test calendar and introduce a "league of nations" competition.

TMOs red-carded in latest World Rugby law change

2018-10-04 12:11

A second law change within a week has seen World Rugby take some of the power away from Television Match Officials.

World Rugby rushes in new law change

2018-10-02 14:18

World Rugby’s has announced the inclusion of a new law that will be introduced into the game immediately.

Rugby's red cards to stay despite outcry

2018-09-23 11:22

Red cards meted out as part of a crackdown on concussion-related injuries are here to stay, says World Rugby chief Brett Gosper, despite frustration over recent decisions.

World Rugby pondering 'emerging' nations as RWC hosts

2018-09-20 10:30

World Rugby chairperson Bill Beaumont has suggested that the Rugby World Cup could be held in non-traditional rugby nations following France in 2023.

Rugby in dire straits, warns World Rugby's Pichot

2018-09-13 20:45

Rugby needs to have a plan in place over its future both on and off the pitch ahead of the 2019 World Cup if it is to survive, warned World Rugby vice-chairman Agustin Pichot.

RWC could feature 24 teams by 2023 - Gosper

2018-09-11 06:35

The Rugby World Cup could be expanded to include 24 teams from the current 20 by the 2023 tournament in France, World Rugby CEO Brett Gosper has said.

World Rugby CEO likes idea of a USA-hosted RWC

2018-07-26 14:13

World Rugby CEO Brett Gosper has indicated he would like to see the USA host the Rugby World Cup in future.

Sevens knockout format under scrutiny after RWC

2018-07-23 12:14

World Rugby chiefs have declared the knockout format of the RWC Sevens a success but coaches have urged officials to think twice before using the same system more widely.

World Rugby defends officials in farcical France red card

2018-06-21 08:40

World Rugby has attempted to clarify the farce surrounding the red card issued to France fullback Benjamin Fall in the second Test against New Zealand.


TMOs red-carded in latest World Rugby law change

2018-10-04 12:11

A second law change within a week has seen World Rugby take some of the power away from Television Match Officials.

Women's Sevens circuit adds a sixth stop

2018-10-03 15:20

The women's Sevens circuit will regain a tournament in the upcoming season, which carries Olympic places as an incentive, World Rugby has announced.

World Rugby 'examining models' for Test tours shake-up

2018-09-26 12:48

World Rugby said it is "examining models" for the annual Test windows from 2020, signalling a potential shake-up following reports of a new world league for national teams.

2019 RWC prepares for typhoons, earthquakes

2018-09-20 11:54

Organisers of next year's Rugby World Cup in Japan are preparing for natural disasters like typhoons and earthquakes

World Rugby warns teams, fans to cover tattoos at Japan 2019 RWC

2018-09-20 09:00

Teams and supporters at next year's Rugby World Cup have been warned that they need to cover tattoos in public to avoid causing offence.

World Rugby's Pichot fears for future of rugby

2018-09-13 11:01

World Rugby’s vice-chairperson Agustin Pichot fears for the future of the international game.

5 new inductees into World Rugby Hall of Fame

2018-08-10 11:30

World Rugby has announced that five legends of the game will be inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2018.

World Rugby considers limiting use of TMO

2018-07-24 10:57

World Rugby is considering limiting the use of the television match official and hand more power to on-field referees.

World Rugby predict 'ground-breaking' Sevens World Cup

2018-07-19 18:50

World Rugby Chairperson Bill Beaumont is anticipating a compelling and very special tournament that will further rugby’s global appeal.

Boks jump 2 spots in rankings - but not to 3rd

2018-06-18 13:21

The Springboks have jumped two spots in the official World Rugby rankings after beating England in Bloemfontein.

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