Both the Hong Kong Sevens and Singapore Sevens have been postponed due to coronavirus, World Rugby confirmed today.
The Scottish Rugby Union (SRU) has opted not to appeal the £70,000 ($90,000/€80,000) fine issued by World Rugby for comments made by chief executive Mark Dodson at the World Cup in Japan.
The Scottish Rugby Union (SRU) has been fined £70,000 ($90,000/€80,000) by World Rugby for comments made by chief executive Mark Dodson before their World Cup clash with hosts Japan, which was threatened by Typhoon Hagibis.
From a sporting perspective it was good to see Japan’s match against Scotland take place at the Rugby World Cup today.
World Rugby is monitoring the direction and strength of Typhoon Hagibis, which could put matches at the ongoing Japan Rugby World Cup at risk.
France qualified for the quarter-finals of the Rugby World Cup but only after being given a major fright by Tonga in Kumamoto.
World Rugby's anti-doping general manager Mike Earl has described the support from sides at the ongoing Rugby World Cup as "superb".
Scotland thrashed Samoa 34-0 at the Rugby World Cup to bring themselves right back into contention in Japan.
Rugby league player Morgan Jefferies has been given a four-year ban by UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) after failing a drugs test.
Wales beat Australia 29-25 in a superb match to claim a famous Rugby World Cup victory in Japan.
France and the United States have been briefed on contingency plans due to fears Typhoon Mitag could impact their Rugby World Cup clash on Wednesday (October 2).
University of Cape Town have retained their World University Rugby Cup title by overcoming rivals Bordeaux in the final at Kamiigusa Stadium in Japan.