Rugby

Over 140,000 tickets back on sale for England 2015 Rugby World Cup

By Daniel Etchells

More than 140,000 tickets for the 2015 Rugby World Cup will be sold on a first come first served basis ©Getty ImagesMore than 140,000 tickets for the England 2015 Rugby World Cup are now on sale to the general public after 150,000 were sold this week to fans unsuccessful in the initial September ballot.

Retallick crowned World Rugby Player of the Year 2014

By Emily Goddard

Brodie Retallick is World Rugby Player of the Year for 2014 ©World RugbyBrodie Retallick of New Zealand has been named the World Rugby Player of the Year for 2014.

Remaining tickets to be sold for Rugby World Cup 2015

By Paul Osborne

Tickets are back on sale for Rugby World Cup 2015 ©RWCThe remaining tickets from the September general sale for Rugby World Cup 2015 will go back on sale next week, it has been announced.

Contenders announced for IRPA Try of the Year

By Daniel Etchells

Francois Hougaard's try against New Zealand in South Africa's Rugby Championship win is among the contenders ©Getty ImagesThe contenders for the 2014 International Rugby Players' Association (IRPA) Try of the Year have been revealed by World Rugby, with the winner to be announced before the end of the year.

World Rugby gives Cyprus warm welcome but Armenia and Greece the cold shoulder

By Duncan Mackay

Cyprus has been granted associate membership of World Rugby ©CRFCyprus were today voted in as an associate member of World Rugby but Greece were suspended and Armenia excluded.

New look and logo for rebranded World Rugby launched

By Daniel Etchells at the Hilton London Metropole Hotel

World Rugby replaces the International Rugby Board ©World RugbyThe 2014 International Rugby Board (IRB) World Rugby Conference and Exhibition (ConfEx) in London has concluded with the official unveiling of the logo and look of the governing body's new name, World Rugby. 

Rugby sevens purpose at Rio 2016 is the same for IRB and IOC, insists top official

By Daniel Etchells at the Hilton London Metropole Hotel

Octavian Morariu, President of Rugby Europe, was speaking at the IRB World Rugby ConfEx ©Getty ImagesRugby Europe President Octavian Morariu has dismissed the notion the International Rugby Board (IRB) and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) have alternative interests in including rugby sevens in the Rio 2016 programme.

Action needed to increase depth of international rugby, claims All Black legend

By Daniel Etchells at the Hilton London Metropole Hotel

Sean Fitzpatrick was speaking at the 2014 IRB World Rugby ConfEx ©Getty ImagesNew Zealand's former World Cup winner Sean Fitzpatrick believes more needs to be done to improve the standard of the lower-ranked rugby nations. 

Male, female and sevens stars make-up first Rugby Athletes' Commission

By Daniel Etchells at the Hilton London Metropole Hotel

New Zealand's Victor Vito participated in the Rugby Athletes' Commission ©Getty ImagesAn inaugural Rugby Athletes' Commission (RAC) meeting has been held to start a busy programme at the 2014 International Rugby Board (IRB) World Rugby Conference and Exhibition (ConfEx).
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