World Rugby puts Blitzboks' title challenge on hold

2020-03-20 16:26

World Rugby has announced further action in response to the global Covid-19 pandemic.

Hong Kong, Singapore Sevens legs postponed over coronavirus

2020-02-13 11:37

The Hong Kong and Singapore Sevens have been postponed from April to October over the coronavirus.

World Rugby awards another tournament to South Africa

2020-02-11 14:12

World Rugby announced that South Africa will host yet another major international tournament.

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.


Stellenbosch World Rugby tournament postponed

2020-03-13 13:08

The women's World Rugby Sevens Challenger Series tournament, which was due to be played in Stellenbosch on 28 and 29 March, has been postponed.

Hong Kong, Singapore Sevens to set be postponed over coronavirus

2020-02-13 09:17

Rugby's Hong Kong and Singapore Sevens were expected to be postponed on Thursday as Asian sport reels from the coronavirus.

WATCH | All Blacks perform haka after Hamilton Sevens win

2020-01-27 08:10

Watch as New Zealand men's - and women's - sides perform their respective versions of the haka after victory in the Hamilton leg of World Rugby's Sevens series.

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".

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