The Barbarians rugby team is to field a women's side for the first time, in a fixture against Irish team Munster at Limerick's Thomond Park on November 10.
Paris will host the conclusion of the men's and women's HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series, it has been confirmed.
World Rugby today heard submissions in London from France, Ireland and South Africa regarding their bid to host the 2023 World Cup.
Ireland's bidding team for the 2023 Rugby World Cup has expressed confidence that its commitment to staging a "tournament like no other" will secure the hosting rights to the sport’s flagship event in six years’ time.
Japan have been publicly urged to quicken their preparations for the Rugby World Cup in two years' time.
Irish rock stars Bono and Bob Geldof as well as actor Liam Neeson are to play key roles in their country's bid to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup.
France’s final presentation this month as a bidder for the 2023 Rugby World Cup along with Ireland and South Africa – from which the French President Emmanuel Macron has withdrawn – could take place without the French rugby union (FFR) President, Bernard Laporte.
A panel commissioned by New Zealand Rugby (NZR) to look into the culture of the sport in the country has recommended six "key changes" to be enforced in the next two years.
With two years to go before Japan hosts the Rugby World Cup, the country is set to launch a major festival on September 20 to prepare for the event and to allow the Japanese to see the Webb Ellis Cup for themselves.
New Zealand, winners of the Women’s Rugby World Cup on four consecutive occasions before England secured the trophy two years ago, regained the title in formidable fashion at the Kingspan Stadium in Belfast.
Defending champions England will face New Zealand in the Women’s Rugby World Cup final after beating France at the Kingspan Stadium in Belfast.
Defending champions England, New Zealand, France and the United States secured their place in the semi-finals of the Women's Rugby World Cup on the final day of pool action in Ireland.
A decision from the South African Government to financially back the country's bid to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup has been condemned by a leading trade union group in the nation.
Defending champions England eased past Italy 56-13 to make it two victories from two at the Women's Rugby World Cup in Ireland.
World Rugby has announced details of a leadership forum to identify ways to aid the development of women in rugby on and off the field of play.