All Blacks head coach Ian Foster has urged World Rugby to suspend the Test rankings for the remainder of the year due to Covid-19 uncertainty.
World Rugby has announced details of a rugby sevens investment strategy to optimise the sport’s preparation for, and participation at, next year’s Olympic Games.
SA Rugby is unlikely to bid for the hosting rights of the 2027 or 2031 World Cup tournaments because the country cannot afford it.
In a move designed to benefit host nations, World Rugby is introducing a 10-year plan that will maximise the financial impact and sporting legacy of the Rugby World Cup.
World Rugby has delayed the implementation of its new five-year residency rule for another 12 months due to the exceptional disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
Do you remember this hilarious clip of former French international Sebastien Chabal singing karaoke at the Hong Kong Sevens, while dressed as a caveman?
World Rugby chairman Bill Beaumont joined Jeff Wilson, Sir John Kirwan and Mils Muliaina on Sky Sports New Zealand’s ‘The Breakdown’, to discuss plans around Test rugby being played later this year before also supporting New Zealand Rugby’s plans to involve the Pacific Islands in a refreshed Super Rugby competition.
World Rugby CEO Brett Gosper says while the cancellation of the Cape Town and Dubai legs of the World Sevens Series is disappointing, it’s in the best interest of the global rugby community.
Corne Krige believes World Rugby’s planned key law change to reduce the number of permitted substitutes per match is an attempt to undermine South African rugby and the Springboks.
English Premiership clubs have reluctantly accepted World Rugby’s plan to hold extra Test matches – including the Rugby Championship – during December.