Rugby

Ernst & Young announced as business advisor of Rugby World Cup 2015

By Gary Anderson

Ernst & Young has been unveiled as the official business partner of the Rugby World Cup 2015 ©Ernst & YoungProfessional services firm Ernst & Young has been announced as the official business advisor of Rugby World Cup 2015.

Land Rover announced as official partner for IRB World Rugby Conference and Exhibition

By Gary Anderson

Land Rover will be the official vehicle provider for the IRB World Rugby Conference and Exhibition ©Jaguar Land RoverLand Rover has been announced as the official vehicle provider for the International Rugby Board (IRB) World Rugby Conference and Exhibition taking place next month.

Scotland, birthplace of sevens, set to lose World Series leg

By Paul Osborne

Scotland are set to lose their leg of the Sevens World Series from 2016 ©Getty ImagesScotland, birthplace of rugby sevens, is set to lose its hosting rights to a leg of the World Series from 2016 to France.

Ticket sales for 2015 Rugby World Cup hit record level of 950,000

By Daniel Etchells

Tickets for the 2015 Rugby World Cup in England are in high demand ©Getty ImagesA total of 950,000 tickets were sold for the 2015 Rugby World Cup in England as demand reached record levels in last month's general sale it was announced today.  

IOC members Morariu and Baumann on Olympic sevens panel for IRB World Rugby Conference and Exhibition

By Gary Anderson

Romanian IOC member Octavian Morariu will speak on rugby sevens Olympic Games debut at the IRB World Rugby Conference and Exhibition ©AFP/Getty ImagesInternational Olympic Committee members Octavian Morariu and Patrick Baumann have been confirmed on the Olympic sevens discussion panel which will meet at the International Rugby Board (IRB) World Rugby Conference and Exhibition next month.

Rugby World Cup hero Robinson casts eye over volunteers at Try Outs in Leeds

By Gary Anderson

Jason Robinson crossed the line for England in the final of Rugby World Cup 2003 ©AFP/Getty ImagesJason Robinson, scorer of the only try for England on the way to victory in the 2003 Rugby World Cup final, was in Leeds today to cast an eye over volunteers taking part in the Try Outs campaign for next year's showpiece event.

Fiji strike first blow in Rio 2016 qualification race with victory at Gold Coast Sevens

By Gary Anderson

Fiji kicked off the Sevens World Series with victory in the Gold Coast ©AFP/Getty ImagesFiji survived a second-half Samoan fight-back to secure victory in round one of the HSBC Sevens World Series in Gold Coast and take the early initiative in the race for Rio 2016 Olympic Games qualification.

Pools drawn for second round of Sevens World Series in Dubai

By Gary Anderson

Fiji will be looking to build on a promising Sevens World Series start by defending their Dubai Sevens title ©Getty ImagesAs the dust settles on the first round of the Sevens World Series in Gold Coast, attention will now turn to the second round in Dubai after the Pool line-ups were finalised for the event.

Uruguay claim final spot at Rugby World Cup 2015 with play-off win over Russia

By Gary Anderson

Uruguay celebrate clinching a third appearance at a Rugby World Cup ©AFP/Getty ImagesUruguay will make their third appearance at the Rugby World Cup after three second-half tries saw them come from behind to beat Russia in Montevideo and claim the last remaining spot for next year's showpiece event in England and Wales.
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