World Rugby

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

World Rugby has built on its association with global payments specialist Mastercard with a new sponsorship deal focused on women’s rugby.

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

Logistics company DHL and the Swiss watch manufacturer Tudor are the first to strike deals to sponsor the 2022 Rugby World Cup Sevens

The France 2023 Organising Committee for the Rugby World Cup has appointed Swiss e-commerce platform Daimani to be the tournament’s exclusive international official hospitality agent for its ticket-inclusive h…

World Rugby has signed up Asahi Group, the Japanese alcoholic and soft drinks company, as a global sponsor for the next edition of the Rugby World Cup, which is being held in France in 2023

World Rugby has today (Wednesday) launched ‘A Global Sport for All’, its new strategic plan for 2021-25 that will seek to grow and advance the sport through calendar changes, fan engagement and other met…

Rugby union's world governing body is to contribute $1.65m (€1.4m) over three years to help two teams from the Pacific Islands enter the Super Rugby competition from 2022.

Alan Gilpin has today (Thursday) been named World Rugby’s chief executive on a permanent basis, after serving in a temporary capacity for the past two months.

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…

World Rugby has announced the launch of WXV, a new three-tier 15s competition that will see a full overhaul of the global women’s international calendar starting in 2023. 

World Rugby has appointed South African agency Megapro as its exclusive sponsorship sales agent for the 2022 Rugby World Cup Sevens, which is taking place in Cape Town

World Rugby has reached an agreement with Rugby Australia to stream live coverage of the Super Rugby Australia competition in selected markets, including the UK and Ireland

World Rugby’s Executive Committee has formally authorised a recommendation to postpone this year's Women's Rugby World Cup in New Zealand to 2022.

World Rugby has announced a 'condensed' schedule for the 2021 HSBC Sevens Series that includes four men’s rounds and five women’s rounds, with a further two potential men’s events under discussion. T

The women’s Rugby World Cup 2021 in New Zealand is to be shelved until next year due to the ongoing effects of the pandemic.