Rugby World Cup

The English Rugby Football Union has confirmed its intention to bid for the 2031 World Cup and is now set to go it alone in an effort to land the tournament, according to The Guardian

World Rugby chief executive Alan Gilpin has said a biennial Rugby World Cup would be an “interesting concept” but would need substantial stakeholder engagement before being considered.

The Infront agency has been named as an 'Official Hospitality Partner' for 15 games at the 2023 Rugby World Cup in France

Social media platform Facebook has become the 'Official Social Media Services Supplier' of the 2023 Rugby World Cup to be hosted in France

Capgemini, the French multinational information technology services and consulting group, has become a 'Worldwide Partner' of the 2023 Rugby World Cup, the second new addition to the portfolio of top-tier…

French commercial broadcaster TF1 has extended its Rugby World Cup rights deal to take in next year’s postponed edition of the women’s tournament in New Zealand, plus France’s staging of the men’s event i…

World Rugby chief executive Alan Gilpin has said the global federation has opened talks with private equity houses as it seeks investment to fund the international growth of the sport and capitalise on…

USA Rugby has a new-found spring in its step after being formally accepted as a candidate to host the 2029 women’s Rugby World Cup and men’s event in 2027 or 2031. Bob Williams reports on the Union's bid process.

The United States has taken a significant step towards potentially hosting the men's Rugby World Cup in 2027 or 2031 after being formally accepted by World Rugby as a bid candidate for the showpiece events

Rugby Australia will today (Thursday) formally launch the country's bid to host the 2027 Rugby World Cup

UK Sport has outlined its event plans for the next decade, with World Cups in football, rugby union, cricket and hockey among 97 competitions included on a list of hosting opportunities

World Rugby, the international governing body for rugby union, is in the midst of a media rights invitation to tender in Australia, one of its most lucrative markets, and will invite broadcasters to submit…

Mastercard has extended its long-running association with the Rugby World Cup in a sponsorship renewal

The four 'home unions' in the UK and Ireland are contemplating a joint bid for the 2031 Men’s Rugby World Cup after World Rugby launched the host selection process for both the 2027 and 2031 tournaments.

World Rugby and its global master licensee IMG will launch the consultation process to select a global sports apparel supplier for all competitions during the 2021 to 2024 period this month

Brett Gosper, chief executive of World Rugby since 2012, is leaving the organisation to become the National Football League’s head of Europe and UK.

World Rugby is changing the way it awards the men’s and women’s Rugby World Cups in an attempt to make the process more transparent and bring it in line with host selection best-practice.