A new study shows people playing top-level contact sport are eight-and-a-half times more likely to develop motor neuron disease.
Details have come to light over a new form of five-a-side rugby set to be launched in 2020 with hopes of ‘revolutionising’ the game.
World Rugby has discreetly revised the offside law which caused controversy in last year’s Test between England and the All Blacks at Twickenham.
World Rugby looks at some of the best bits from all competitions across the globe in 2018.
Bill Beaumont has been awarded a knighthood for services to rugby in The Queen’s New Year’s honours list.
The French Rugby Federation and the French National League want World Rugby to lower the legal height of a tackle to waist level.
The Lions and SA Rugby are set to continue the fight for Franco Mostert after the lock made his Gloucester debut this weekend.
Gloucester coach Johan Ackermann says lock Franco Mostert has joined the squad, but is awaiting clearance from World Rugby to play.
Watch the World Rugby Awards in Monaco from 9:30pm (SA time) on Sunday.
World Rugby’s proposal for a 12-team global league has been met with resistance from England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales.