Rugby

Earthquake-hit Kamaishi among host cities for Japan 2019 Rugby World Cup

By Emily Goddard

Earthquake-hit Kamaishi is among the host cities revealed for the Japan 2019 Rugby World Cup ©Getty ImagesJapan has revealed the 12 venues that will stage matches at the 2019 Rugby World Cup, with Kamaishi - a city devastated by the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami - among the list.

Vancouver awarded World Rugby Sevens Series event from 2015-2016 season

By Liam Morgan

World Rugby have announced Vancouver will host a World Rugby Sevens Series event from next seasonVancouver will host a World Rugby Sevens Series in March 2016 following a successful bid from Rugby Canada and the Canada Sevens Bid Committee, it has been announced.

Sky Italia appointed broadcaster for the 2015 Rugby World Cup in England

By Daniel Etchells

SKY Italia will broadcast live coverage of all 48 matches at the 2015 Rugby World Cup ©Getty ImagesSky Italia has been appointed as a right-holding broadcaster for this year's Rugby World Cup in England, extending the successful partnership between the sport's showpiece event and Italy's leading sports broadcaster.

Fiji power past New Zealand in Las Vegas Sevens World Series

By Michael Pavitt

Fiji earned their second title of the HSBC Sevens World Series with victory in Las Vegas ©World RugbyFiji overpowered New Zealand in the final of the HSBC Sevens World Series leg in Las Vegas for their second title of the season, while hosts United States were denied a third place finish in front of their own fans by South Africa.

US book Sevens World Series semi-final spot in front of record crowd in Las Vegas

By Michael Pavitt

The United States will be hoping to advance to their second sevens final ©World RugbyHost the United States will face New Zealand in the Rugby Sevens World Series semi-final in Las Vegas after impressing on the second day of competition in front of a record crowd of 34,593.

Favourites advance on opening day of Las Vegas Sevens World Series

By Michael Pavitt

New Zealand fresh from winning their home series progressed to the quarter finals in Las Vegas ©World RugbyFiji, New Zealand, South Africa and hosts United States secured quarter-final spots after the first day of the latest leg of the HSBC 
Sevens World Series, held in Las Vegas.

Toshiba named official sponsor for 2015 Rugby World Cup

By Michael Pavitt

Toshiba have been announced as an official partner for England 2015Global electronics giant Toshiba are the latest company to become an official sponsor for the 2015 Rugby World Cup in England, it was announced today. 

New Zealand claim consecutive women's sevens rugby final wins over Australia

By Michael Pavitt

New Zealand lead the overall standings after victories in the opening legs of the series ©World RugbyNew Zealand defeated Australia in the final for the second World Rugby Women's Sevens Series tournament in succession, in São Paulo.

Hosts Brazil reach World Rugby Women's Sevens quarter-finals

By Michael Pavitt

Brazil earned two victories from their pool matches to progress ©World RugbyHosts Brazil set up a quarter-final clash with France at the World Rugby Women's Sevens after claiming two wins in their three pool matches in São Paulo.
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