Rugby Sevens making its Olympic Games debut at Rio 2016 will take the sport to a “whole new level”, 2003 Rugby World Cup winner Dan Luger said here today, adding that the shorter format of the game was a major factor in rugby’s development worldwide.
The seventh edition of the World Rugby Medical Commission Conference begins today in London, where the world's leading medical experts and representatives from 31 National Unions will consider the latest research and identify areas of focus and collaboration.
Ireland beat France 24-9 to top Pool D at the Rugby World Cup and avoid a quarter-final clash with favourites New Zealand.
Britain’s women’s rugby sevens team have begun a three-month training programme aimed at honing their preparations for next year’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
Scotland booked their place in the quarter-finals of the Rugby World Cup as they claimed a thrilling 36-33 win over a battling Samoa side at St James’ Park in Newcastle today.
Ma'a Nonu marked his 100th cap for New Zealand by scoring the final try of the evening as the defending champions overcame Tonga at Newcastle's St James’ Park to maintain their unbeaten record and finish top of Pool C at the Rugby World Cup.
South Africa thrashed the United States 64-0 at the Rugby World Cup in England today to confirm their place in the quarter-finals of the competition.
Romania stunned Canada by coming back from 15-0 down to win for the first time at this year's Rugby World Cup today.
Construction company threaten Olympic Stadium break-in to disrupt Rugby World Cup matches over "unpaid bill"
Construction company Gallowglass have vowed to sneak into the Olympic Stadium in London and remove key materials used for the retractable seats in order to disrupt Rugby World Cup matches after claiming they have not been paid for work they carried out on the venue.
Football legend Diego Maradona performed a celebratory dressing room dance as his Argentina team overcame Tonga 45-16 to boost their Rugby World Cup qualification hopes in Leicester today, while Ireland laboured to victory over Italy.
England have become the first-ever Rugby World Cup hosts to fail to make it out of the group stages after being outclassed by a ruthless Australia in their much-anticipated showdown today at Twickenham.
Holders New Zealand reached the knock-out phase of the 2015 Rugby World Cup after seeing off the challenge of a battling Georgia team in their Pool C encounter at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, Wales.
Wales took a giant stride towards the quarter-finals of the Rugby World Cup as they recorded their third straight win by beating Fiji 23-13 in Pool A in front of a raucous home crowd at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff.
Tonga gained their first win of the Rugby World Cup today with a bonus-point earning 35-21 victory over Namibia at Exeter's Sandy Park to keep alive their slim hopes of quarter-final qualfication.
South Africa’s women’s team have become the latest side to book their spot at the Rio 2016 Olymoic Games after they won the Women’s Sevens qualifying event with a comfortable 31-5 victory over Kenya on home soil in Kempton Park.