New Zealand will host the Women’s Rugby World Cup 2021, the first event will have been held in the Southern Hemisphere, it was announced today.
Olympic champions Fiji defended their Oceania Rugby Sevens title in extra time against New Zealand as their opponents missed a winning kick at the end of the match.
Daniel Matthews has become the third rugby union player to incur a doping suspension from UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) in the space of the last fortnight as the sport continues to be an area of prime concern.
New Zealand beat the United States 33-7 in the final of the season-opening World Rugby Women's Sevens Series at the Infinity Park in Denver to win the title.
Canada and New Zealand won all three of their games on the opening day of the season-opening World Rugby Women's Sevens Series event in Denver.
The new World Rugby Women's Sevens Series campaign kicks off in the United States tomorrow with 12 teams heading to Denver for the first of six rounds of action.
Zimbabwe beat Kenya in the final of the Rugby Sevens 2018 Africa Championship in Monastir to qualify for the 2018-2019 World Series tournament next month.
World Rugby have said they held a week of "highly productive" meetings in Sydney, which saw new appointments announced and laws introduced, as well as discussions on the preparations for the 2019 World Cup in Japan and injury prevention.
Land Rover has extended its partnership with the World Rugby Awards and will sponsor the "Award for Character" in 2018.
World Rugby have insisted they are "committed" to improving the competitiveness of the men's international game after fears that the 15-a-side version of the sport is struggling to keep its importance.
Celebrations are taking place across Japan to mark the one-year milestone to their hosting of the 2019 Rugby World Cup, and Bill Beaumont, World Rugby’s chairman, predicted at a special ceremony in Tokyo that the event would be "the most impactful ever".
World Rugby and the International Olympic Committee have confirmed the qualification process for the men's and women's rugby sevens tournaments at Tokyo 2020.
British tourist cleared of grievous bodily harm following confrontation with former Australian rugby sevens captain
A British tourist has been found not guilty of assaulting Australia's James Stannard in an incident which saw the former rugby sevens captain ruled out of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.
The Rugby World Cup 2019 Organising Committee has announced that His Imperial Highness Prince Akishino will assume the role of honorary patron of the tournament in Japan.
The rugby sevens teams have been confirmed for the Buenos Aires 2018 Summer Youth Olympic Games.