5 members of Lesotho's girls rugby team die in car crash

2019-06-26 08:47

The Federation of Lesotho Rugby has confirmed that five members of Lesotho’s under-16 team passed away in a car accident in the Free State.

World Rugby: Controversial shake-up would earn billions

2019-03-14 18:56

World Rugby has defended its controversial Nations Championship concept, saying the proposed annual tournament could earn £5 billion in 12 years.

World Rugby boss honoured with knighthood

2018-12-29 21:31

World Rugby chairperson Bill Beaumont has been honoured with a knighthood for his contribution to the game.

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 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.

World Rugby heaps praise on Barbarians

2017-11-01 21:27

World Rugby has praised the role being played by the Barbarians in the development of international sides.

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.

World Rugby boss to 'discuss' Italy tactics

2017-02-28 19:56

Bill Beaumont, the head of World Rugby, is to "discuss" Italy's controversial 'no-ruck' ploy after being urged to take action by England coach Eddie Jones.


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.

Beaumont invites Fiji to World League talks

2019-03-03 17:57

World Rugby chairperson Bill Beaumont will meet with rugby bosses including officials from Fiji on March 14 to discuss the proposition of a World League.

Former England captains Cook, Beaumont knighted

2018-12-29 09:34

Former England cricket and rugby captains Alastair Cook and Bill Beaumont headlined sporting personalities in the New Year's Honours List with both men receiving knighthoods.

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.

World Rugby denies 'humiliation' as 2023 RWC goes to France

2017-11-15 17:03

World Rugby chiefs denied they had been "humiliated" after France won the right to stage the 2023 World Cup.

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.

Beaumont in favour of Pacific Islands team

2017-06-29 14:28

World Rugby chairperson Bill Beaumont supports calls for a professional side to be established in the Pacific Islands to halt players leaving.

New global rugby calendar from 2020

2017-03-17 11:55

World Rugby has unveiled a new global calendar for 2020 onwards.

World Rugby moves towards global calendar

2017-02-01 10:57

Rugby’s major stakeholders have taken a significant step towards agreeing an optimised global calendar beyond Rugby World Cup 2019.

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