Michel Poussau joins World Rugby as Rugby World Cup 2023 General Manager

Building on the strong partnership and progress with the France 2023 organising committee, World Rugby has appointed Michel Poussau as the Rugby World Cup 2023 General Manager. Based in Paris and reporting to World Rugby Chief Operating Officer and Rugby World Cup Tournament Director Alan...

South Africa crowned men’s champions in Dubai

South Africa ended a run of three defeats against New Zealand to win a seventh Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens title at 7he Sevens Stadium on Saturday. The first Cup final meeting between the two nations since South Africa triumphed 24-12 in the desert back...

Fiji miss out on the Cup quarter-finals for the first time in the history of Dubai event

Fiji have missed out on the Cup quarter-finals for the first time in the 21-year history of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series round in Dubai, the series champions finishing third in Pool A behind France and Argentina on points difference. The three teams all...

Women’s squads confirmed for Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens

The final women’s squads have been named for the Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens, the second women's round of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series 2020. Dubai is the first of six events held alongside the men’s competition in the biggest season in women’s sevens...

Nigel Owens will make his 98th test appearance as a Referee at Six Nations 2020

World Rugby has announced the match official appointments for the men’s Six Nations 2020 as the road to Rugby World Cup 2023 begins in earnest for the world’s top referees. The selection, the first since Rugby World Cup 2019, includes a strong blend of experience...

BC‘s next generation of women’s rugby players have arrived on the national scene

Five BC players were named to Canada’s senior women’s XVs roster travelling to California this week to face the USA in a two-game series. The BC players named to the team are no stranger to suiting up together – four of the players selected were teammates...

Eight women’s teams vying for Olympic qualification in China this weekend

Eight women’s teams will compete at the Asia Women’s Sevens in Guangzhou, China on 9-10 November for Asia’s second place at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. The winners of the two-day tournament, hosted at the Guangzhou University Town Sports Centre, will earn automatic qualification to...

Major League Rugby Comes to Las Vegas for Multi-Weekend Event

Professional Rugby returns to Las Vegas for the 11th year as Major League Rugby (MLR) will play five of the 2020 regular season matches in Las Vegas as part of the Major League Rugby Vegas Weekend, Feb. 9 and Feb. 15 – 16 at...

Independent Disputes Committee has found that comments made by Scottish Rugby Union constituted misconduct

An Independent Disputes Committee has found that comments made by Scottish Rugby Union (SRU) representatives in relation to the potential impact of Typhoon Hagibis on Scotland’s Rugby World Cup 2019 Pool A match against Japan constituted misconduct. The committee was chaired by Christopher Quinlan QC...

Inductees Announced for 2020 Hall of Fame

The British Columbia Rugby Union is proud to announce the 2020 inductees to the BC Rugby Hall of Fame, as well details for the upcoming ceremony which will include dinner, a raffle and live auction. Taking place on Saturday, January 11, 2020, at St. George's School,...

England Rugby Future Looks Bright After RWC 2019

Wales coach Warren Gatland suggested that some teams deliver their best Rugby World Cup performances in the semi-finals. While England head coach Eddie Jones dismissed that claim, it proved to be  true in his team's case. So impressive in defeating New Zealand 19-7 in the...

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