Rugby

More tickets put on general sale for 2015 Rugby World Cup

By Michael Pavitt

More tickets have been made available for the 2015 Rugby World Cup ©Getty ImagesEngland Rugby 2015 have announced today over 20,000 new tickets have been put on general sale.

World Rugby request applications for research funding

By Michael Pavitt

World Rugby are requesting initial concept documents from interested parties ©World RugbyWorld Rugby are inviting submissions for potential funded research projects, as part of their commitment to enhancing player welfare and medical practices in the sport.

Fiji claim Hong Kong Sevens World Series event title as South Africa maintain overall lead

By Liam Morgan

Fiji claimed victory at the Hong Kong Sevens with a commanding win over defending champions New Zealand ©World RugbyFiji produced an excellent display to beat defending champions New Zealand 33-19 to win the World Sevens Series Hong Kong event.

South Africa and Fiji reach Hong Kong Sevens World Series quarter-finals with 100 per cent records

By Liam Morgan

Fiji sealed their place in the quarter-finals after they earned comfortable wins over Belgium and Canada on day two in Hong Kong ©World RugbySouth Africa and Fiji both booked their place in the quarter-finals of the HSBC Sevens World Series Hong Kong event with commanding wins on day two to preserve their 100 per cent pool records.

Jevans resigns as chief executive of England Rugby 2015

By Michael Pavitt

Debbie Jevans has resigned from her role as chief executive, citing personal reasons ©Getty ImagesDebbie Jevans has resigned from her role as chief executive of England's Rugby World Cup 2015 Organising Committee due to personal reasons, she announced today. 

Favourites record victories on opening day of Hong Kong Sevens World Series

By Michael Pavitt

Series leaders South Africa cruised to an opening day win over Argentina ©World RugbyUpsets were few and far between on the opening day of the HSBC Sevens World Series Hong Kong event, in which the favourites all recorded comfortable victories.

England Rugby 2015 announce official fanzone locations and unveil Trophy Tour route

By Liam Morgan at the Institute of Contemporary Arts in London 

England Rugby 2015 have announced the location of 15 Official Fanzones as well as unveiling a 100-day Trophy Tour ©England Rugby 2015England have announced a 100-day Trophy Tour as well as revealing the locations of 15 official fanzones for this year's Rugby World Cup, which is due to begin on September 18. 

Cape Town announced as latest 2015-2016 World Rugby Sevens Series host

By Michael Pavitt

Cape Town Stadium will host the South African leg of the World Rugby Seven Series from 2015-2016 ©WikipediaCape Town in South Africa has become the latest city to be announced as a World Rugby Sevens Series host in the 2015-2016 season.

New Zealand defeat hosts to secure third consecutive Women's Sevens Series win

By Michael Pavitt

New Zealand look on course for Rio 2016 after their third World Rugby Women's Sevens Series win in a row ©World RugbyDefending World Rugby Women's Sevens Series champions New Zealand won their third straight leg of the 2015 series, overcoming the hosts United States, in Atlanta.
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