Match schedule for final women’s Olympic qualifier in Dublin

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Russia confirmed as top seed in 16-team event With just one place remaining for teams hoping to qualify for the women's sevens event at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, the pools and match schedule for the eagerly...

Match schedule announced for men’s Olympic rugby sevens

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World Rugby has announced the pools and schedule for the Monaco Sevens on 18-19 June, the tournament that will deliver the final men's qualifier for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games   HSBC Paris Sevens winners Samoa are top seeds, but...

World Rugby Nations Cup set for kick-off featuring law trials

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Six-team tournament begins RWC 2019 cycle preparation The World Rugby Nations Cup 2016 kicks off in Bucharest today, providing teams and fans with the opportunity to experience a number of the new law trials.   The World Rugby-funded tournament will...

U20 Championship to be broadcast to 111 countries

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World Rugby will broadcast this year's U20 Championship to 111 countries around the world showing how big this tournament has become as an important event in the rugby calendar.   As the 12 teams get set for the tournament in Manchester, England, World...

Northern hemisphere comes into line

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Northern hemisphere comes into line with minor law amendments from 1 July A number of minor law amendments, approved and announced in September 2015, come into effect from 1 July in the northern hemisphere having already been implemented in the...

World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series concludes this weekend

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Compelling and record-breaking HSBC World Rugby Women's Sevens Series set for thrilling finale  The biggest HSBC World Rugby Women's Sevens Series concludes this weekend in Clermont-Ferrand with three teams still in the hunt to claim the coveted title.  While Australia are...

Pools announced for Olympic Games rugby sevens

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Pools announced for Olympic Games rugby sevens repechage events Their Serene Highnesses Prince Albert and Princess Charlene of Monaco have drawn the pools for the men's and women's Olympic Games rugby sevens repechage events at the magnificent Hotel Hermitage of...

New report confirms record-breaking Rugby World Cup 2015

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Rugby World Cup 2015 set new attendance, viewership and competition records Rugby World Cup 2015 was the most economically successful Rugby World Cup to date, with nearly £2.3 billion generated in economic output according to The Economic Impact of Rugby...

World Rugby Hall of Fame to be located in Rugby birthplace

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Definitive and innovative home in birthplace of rugby will celebrate the greats of the game Rugby's greats and the moments that defined the sport will be celebrated in a permanent home for the first time after World Rugby and Rugby...

Webb Ellis Cup on show in Uzbekistan

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The famous Webb Ellis Cup has made the trip to Tashkent for the first time and will be on display for this week's Asia Rugby Championship Division 2 tournament The event, which is the first qualifier in the Asia region...

World Rugby welcomes Guatemala and Slovakia

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Brings total number of members to 121 World Rugby Council has approved the applications of Rugby Guatemala (Asociacion Deportiva de Rugby de Guatemala) and Slovenská Rugbyová Únia (Slovak Rugby Union) to become associate member unions.   Both unions were supported...

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