Tag: World Rugby


Parallel host news for rugby events

World Rugby bidding process

World Rugby has announced that it will simultaneously select the next two hosts for both its men’s and women’s World Cups editions, running a joint bidding process for the four events. World Rugby is the world governing body for the sport of rugby union. World Rugby organizes the Rugby World... » Read more


Six Nations set to resume in October

World Rugby will return Aug 2020

The World Rugby Council has approved dates for a temporary international calendar in 2020, making way for the Six Nations to resume in October. World Rugby is the world governing body for the sport of rugby union. World Rugby organizes the Rugby World Cup every four years, the sport’s most... » Read more


COVID derails Dubai, Cape Town rugby fixtures

Dubai Rugby Sevens

COVID-19 has got the better of the Dubai and Cape Town (South Africa) events of 2021 HSBC World Sevens Series. World Rugby has announced the cancellation of both the events. Both events were scheduled for this year – Dubai from November 26 to 28 and Cape Town from December 4-6 – and both were... » Read more


World Rugby bailout package for rugby unions

World Rugby story

World Rugby – the world governing body for the sport of rugby union – has declared that it has set up a relief fund of $100m (£80.4m/€92.2m) as it looks to steer the sport through the ongoing coronavirus crisis which is deepening by the day. Bill Beaumont has held off the challenge of... » Read more


Rugby World Cup 2021 sheds gender prefix

New Zealand Rugby - World Cup 2021

World Rugby and New Zealand Rugby have confirmed the three venues that will host matches as the Kiwis’ country gets ready to host the 2021 Rugby World Cup (RWC). The tournament heads to the southern hemisphere for the first time. World Rugby is the world governing body for the sport of rugby... » Read more


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