Rugby

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.

New Zealand seal home triumph at the sevens World Series Rugby

By Michael Pavitt

New Zealand won the Sevens World Series at home in Wellington ©World Rugby/Martin Seras LimaNew Zealand claimed victory at the fourth leg of the HSBC Sevens World Series in front of their home fans in Wellington today.

Kenya and United States among pool winners on day of shocks at Wellington Sevens

By Michael Pavitt

The United States impressive win over France saw them progress from a tight pool as winners ©AFP/Getty ImagesThe quarter-finals of the fourth round of the HSBC Sevens World Series rugby have been decided after the final pool matches came to a close in Wellington on a day packed with surprise results.

2015 World Rugby Under-20 Championships launched in Rome

By Michael Pavitt

England under 20s are the current holders of the competition ©Getty ImagesThe 2015 World Rugby Under-20 Championships have been launched at Rome's iconic Stadio Olimpico, with Italy set to host the tournament in June.

World class field gears up for Rugby Sevens World Series round four in Wellington

By Emily Goddard

Samisoni Viriviri will represent Fiji at the Rugby Sevens World Series in Wellington ©Getty ImagesSome of the world's best rugby players are gearing up for the Rugby Sevens World Series round four, which gets underway in Wellington tomorrow.

Sky New Zealand sign agreement to broadcast England 2015 Rugby World Cup

By Nick Butler

Sky New Zealand have been awarded broadcasting rights for the England 2015 Rugby World Cup ©World RugbySky Television New Zealand will broadcast live all 48 matches at the England 2015 Rugby World Cup, following their widely praised coverage of the 2011 edition.
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