Rugby

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.

England 2015 send first offers to join Rugby World Cup volunteer programme

By Paul Osborne

England Rugby 2015 have began sending offers for The Pack ©England RugbyEngland Rugby 2015 have made the first set of offers to join The Pack, the official volunteer programme for the 2015 Rugby World Cup.

Argentina and Brazil win beach rugby tournament as sevens gets set for Olympic debut

By Paul Osborne

Argentina and Brazil were on top in a beach rugby sevens invitational tournament on Ipanema Beach ahead of Rio 2016 ©Rio 2016Argentina and Brazil have laid down the gauntlets in the sands of Ipanema Beach, Rio de Janeiro, as international rugby sevens stars celebrated the sports debut at the Olympic Games with an invitational beach rugby sevens tournament in Brazil.

Beach rugby competition to celebrate sevens' Olympic debut at Rio 2016

By Daniel Etchells

Brazil's men's and women's sevens teams will compete against those of Argentina and Italy on the Ipanema beach in Rio ©World RugbyRugby sevens' Olympic debut at Rio 2016 will be celebrated today as international stars compete in a special invitational beach rugby competition on the Brazilian capital's Ipanema coastline. 

Coca-Cola named official sponsor of Rugby World Cup 2015

By Emily Goddard

Coca-Cola has renewed its long term sponsorship of the Rugby World Cup ©World RugbyCoca-Cola has extended its long-standing sponsorship of the Rugby World Cup and will act as the tournament's official soft drink in England and Wales next year, it has been announced. 

Japan 2019 adds Yokohama to bidding list for Rugby World Cup matches

By Daniel Etchells

The Nissan Stadium hosted the 2002 FIFA World Cup final ©Getty ImagesJapanese organisers of the 2019 Rugby World Cup have added Yokohama's iconic 72,000-seater Nissan Stadium to the list of bidders seeking to become a venue for the tournament.
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