World Rugby

Who will win the 2023 Rugby World Cup?

It may seem like a long way off but with the covid-19 pandemic still sweeping around the World, how can you predict who may win the 2023 Rugby World Cup?
24 June 2020

World Rugby hopeful of global calendar alignment

World Rugby said they are hopeful of the global calendar implemented after the game's major stakeholders had a discussion on Monday.
16 June 2020

World Rugby unveil qualification process for 2023 World Cup

World Rugby has unveiled the qualification process for the 2023 World Cup to be held in France.
8 June 2020

Premiership Rugby not to use World Rugby trials

Premiership Rugby has confirmed that it will not be following the law trials introduced by World Rugby to reduce coronavirus transmission.
30 May 2020

World Rugby rejects global tournament concept in UK

World Rugby has rejected the idea proposed by former Rugby Football Union chief executive Francis Baron to play a global tournament in England next year following the financial crisis created by the pandemic coronavirus.
29 May 2020

July internationals postponed following coronavirus crisis

World Rugby has announced that the July internationals has now been postponed following the pandemic coronavirus.
15 May 2020

Agustin Pichot steps down from World Rugby Council

Former Argentina skipper Agustin Pichot has confirmed his decision to quit from the World Rugby Council following his defeat in the recent chairman election.
14 May 2020

World Rugby amends law related to tries scored against posts

World Rugby has abolished scoring a try by grounding the ball against the posts with immediate effect.
13 May 2020

Josh Beaumont column: Dad is definitely the right man to steer World Rugby through this tricky period

In his latest column for TRU, Josh Beaumont discusses his father’s re-election as World Rugby’s chairman + he provides us with an update on his recovery from injury and his hopes regarding the resumption of the season.
7 May 2020

TRU Sources: Rugby could restart in November

TRU has been told that rugby, at all levels, could be set for a return in November.
7 May 2020

Sir Bill Beaumont gets re-elected as World Rugby chairman

Sir Bill Beaumont will continue to remain as World Rugby chairman for a second successive term after after beating Agustin Pichot in a closely fought election.
2 May 2020

World Rugby chairman election result to be announced on Saturday

The result of the World Rugby chairmanship election between Sir Bill Beaumont and Agustin Pichot is expected to be announced as early as Saturday after a majority was reached.
2 May 2020

New Zealand Rugby back Agustin Pichot in World Rugby election

New Zealand Rugby chairman Brent Impey said the board is backing former Argentina skipper Agustin Pichot in World Rugby's chairmanship election.
1 May 2020

WRU backs Sir Bill Beaumont in World Rugby election

The Welsh Rugby Union has confirmed its support for Sir Bill Beaumont in the World Rugby election for the chairman role.
29 April 2020

Rugby Europe backs Sir Bill Beaumont in World Rugby election

Rugby Europe has announced its backing for Sir Bill Beaumont in the upcoming World Rugby election for the chairman role.
28 April 2020

Fiji chairman resigns from World Rugby council

The Fiji Rugby Union has confirmed that chairman Francis Kean has resigned from the World Rugby council following allegations of homophobia.
21 April 2020

Fiji chairman to be investigated by World Rugby after homophobia allegations

World Rugby has launched an investigation on Fiji Rugby Union chairman Francis Kean following allegations of homophobia.
20 April 2020

Wales were only Six Nations side to give a courtesy reply to Agustin Pichot

Former Argentina international Agustin Pichot revealed that Wales were the only Six Nations side to reply to his email as he bids to contest in the election for World Rugby chairman next month.
20 April 2020

Possibility of no more international games this year - Sir Bill Beaumont

World Rugby chairman Sir Bill Beaumont admitted that there is a possibility that international rugby could be scrapped for the remainder of 2020 following the pandemic coronavirus.
17 April 2020

World Rugby announces global relief strategy following pandemic coronavirus

World Rugby has announced a short-term relief in the form of a US$100 million relief fund to help the member unions combat the ongoing financial instability following the pandemic coronavirus.
16 April 2020