Six changes to Lions for series decider
The British & Irish Lions have made six changes for their series decider against South Africa on Saturday.
Gatland upset Lions named in match criticism
Warren Gatland said he was disappointed the British & Irish Lions had been called out by World Rugby over alleged comments about match officials in the test series against South Africa that has been overshadowed by off-field complaints.
De Klerk, Du Toit ruled out of final Lions test
South Africa will be without key players Pieter-Steph du Toit and Faf de Klerk when they face the British & Irish Lions on Saturday in the final test of the series.
Aussie Rugby team involved in plane incident
Rugby Australia is investigating an incident involving the men's Rugby 7's team on the flight home from the Tokyo Olympic Games.
Samoa book RWC berth with second win over Tonga
Samoa qualified for their ninth successive Rugby World Cup with a 79-28 aggregate victory over Tonga, winning the second leg of their Oceania playoff 37-15 in Hamilton on Saturday.
USA Rugby clears 'first hurdle' in World Cup bid
The United States has thrown its hat into the ring to host the Rugby World Cup, with USA Rugby clearing the first hurdle in an attempt to bring the game's global showpiece to North America for either the 2027, 2029 or 2031 events.
Tuqiri: RWC 2027 can put rugby 'back on the map' in Australia
Dual international Lote Tuqiri knows the impact a Rugby World Cup could have on the game in Australia, both in existing heartlands and new frontiers, particularly given the cultural changes Dave Rennie is already making at the Wallabies.
Crystal-balling a Wallabies team for a [potential] home World Cup
Australia is on the front foot in the race to win the rights to host the Rugby World Cup in 2027. It will be a tough bid to turn down, while this potential Wallabies line-up would likely also take some beating, [hopefully] on home soil.
'A stake in the ground': World Cup bid another step on Australian rugby's recovery mission
Australian rugby has been through more than its fair share of turmoil in recent times, but there have been cautious steps on the road to recovery. Unveiling the bid to host the 2027 World Cup was another, lessons from the 2003 tournament guiding the way
Australia kicks off bid to stage 2027 RWC
Rugby Australia chairman Hamish McLennan says that hosting the 2027 World Cup would be a once-in-a-generation opportunity.
France vs. New Zealand to open 2023 World Cup
The 2023 Rugby World Cup will kick off with a mouth-watering Pool A clash between hosts France and three-time champions New Zealand, organisers said on Friday.
RWC 2023 hosts France draw New Zealand
Rugby World Cup-holders South Africa have been drawn with Ireland for the 2023 competition while New Zealand are paired with France, England are in the same pool as Japan and Argentina.
England and France drawn together at 2021 Rugby World Cup
Top-ranked England and France have been drawn in the same pool for next year's women's Rugby World Cup
Wales name seven uncapped players in Six Nations, Autumn Cup squad
Wales coach Wayne Pivac has named seven uncapped players in his 38-man squad for the finish to the 2020 Six Nations and the inaugural Autumn Nations Cup, with exciting winger Louis Rees-Zammit among those hoping to make his debut.
World Cup 2023 draw to use 2019 rankings
The draw for the 2023 Rugby World Cup in France will take place in Paris on Dec. 14 using seedings based on the world rankings taken after last year's tournament, organisers said on Friday.
World Rugby announce 10-year World Cup hosting strategy
Hosting rights for the next two men's and women's Rugby World Cups will be awarded within the same process, as World Rugby attempt to build on the success of Japan 2019.
World Rugby celebrates most economically successful World Cup ever
The Rugby World Cup held in Japan last year was the most economically successful World Cup to date.
World Rugby unveils qualification format for 2023 World Cup
World Rugby has announced the qualification process for the 2023 World Cup in France aimed at promoting a "genuine opportunity" for all unions, the game's global body said on Monday.
Rugby Australia appoints interim chief executive
The chaos continues to unfold at Rugby Australia [RA] with newly elected board member Peter Wiggs resigning after butting heads with colleagues throughout the week.
Agustin Pichot targets equality with World Rugby calendar
World Rugby chairman candidate Agustin Pichot wants a calendar "rethink" to benefit all of rugby.
World Rugby considering revamped Nations Championship proposal
World Rugby chairman Bill Beaumont believes the unity shown in the global game during the coronavirus pandemic will finally lead to a new international competition along the lines of last year's Nations Championship proposal.
World Rugby to provide relief fund for cash-strapped nations
Cash-strapped Rugby Australia is set to benefit from a World Rugby relief fund, while the Wallabies could face a compressed 13 Test-schedule through a proposed revision of the international calendar.
Argentina to abandon 2027 RWC bid - report
Argentina will abandon plans to bid to host the 2027 Rugby World Cup to give Australia a free run as the southern hemisphere candidate, Sydney's Daily Telegraph reported on Thursday.
Beaumont delivers plan for World Rugby re-election
World Rugby chairman Bill Beaumont has laid out his platform for re-election in a manifesto promising a major review of the global governing body to transform it into a voice for all nations, not just the traditional powers of the sport.
Leitch fears Japan failing to build on World Cup heroics
Japan's fairytale run to the Rugby World Cup quarter-finals was a highlight of last year's tournament but with the afterglow all but gone captain Michael Leitch fears not enough is being done to secure the Brave Blossoms a place at the game's top table.
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