World Rugby chairman Sir Bill Beaumont has said player welfare results from the Japan 2019 Rugby World Cup are “hugely encouraging” due to reductions in concussions compared to the current elite competition average.
World Rugby is focusing on delivering a meaningful competition model for unions outside of the Six Nations and Rugby Championship.
Sir Bill Beaumont today officially confirmed he will be seeking a second four-year term as chairman of World Rugby.
World Rugby has announced record-breaking digital content viewing figures for the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan, claiming it confirms the tournament as one of the most watched and engaging sports events of the decade.
Legendary South Africa captain Francois Pienaar says it's a dream come true to see so many players from the Varsity Cup, which he co-founded, and Varsity Shield in the Rugby World Cup-winning Springbok squad.
Organisers of next year's Olympic and Paralympic Games should "plan for every eventuality" to combat the possibility of extreme weather conditions in Japan during the event, according to the tournament director of the Rugby World Cup.
South Africa dominated the top prizes at the World Rugby Awards following their comprehensive victory over England in the final of the Rugby World Cup.
The New Zealand Olympic Committee (NZOC) has celebrated the country’s sporting ties with Japan at a gala celebrating the Rugby World Cup and looking forward to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
South Africa earned their third Rugby World Cup title after defeating England 32-12 in a one-sided final at International Stadium Yokohama.
Final preparations are underway at Yokohama International Stadium, as England and South Africa stir themselves for tomorrow's Rugby World Cup final in Japan.
More than one million spectators have attended fanzones at this year's Rugby World Cup in Japan, according to World Rugby.
Handré Pollard's penalty four minutes from time sent South Africa through to the Rugby World Cup final as they overcame Wales 19-16 in a gruelling encounter at International Stadium Yokohama.