Rugby Canada Launches 2019 Training and Education Calendar

Rugby Canada, in partnership with our 10 Provincial Unions, has launched the 2019 National Training and Education Calendar. The Calendar includes coach education courses, match official education courses, as well as First Aid in Rugby. In addition to certification courses, there are also a number...

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...

IGBS appointed Rugby World Cup 2019 host broadcaster

World Rugby has announced the appointment of International Games Broadcast Services (IGBS) as host broadcaster for Rugby World Cup 2019 in Japan, the first Rugby World Cup in Asia. With a proven track record in major event host broadcast services, IGBS, a partnership between HBS...

Provincial Rugby Stars set to shine at Celebration of Youth Sport on Vancouver Island

Action at the 2018 BC Summer Games gets underway tomorrow, July 20th, in Cowichan.  The biannual celebration of youth sport will start with an opening ceremony this evening before the thousands of athletes gear up to participate in 18 different disciplines over the three-day...

Canadian Senior Men Announce Longlist for Pacific Nations Cup

Head coach Kingsley Jones has named his 43-man longlist ahead of the Pacific Nations Cup (PNC), taking place from July 27-August 8th, 2019. As part of Canada’s build to the 2019 Rugby World Cup, the PNC will be chance for the team to gain crucial...

Change to match officials for Ireland v France

World Rugby has confirmed a late change to the match official team ahead of Saturday’s RBS 6 Nations Championship match between Ireland and France in Dublin. Wayne Barnes of England, who had been appointed as assistant referee (AR1) for the game, has been forced...

Gilbert Rugby Canada and BC Rugby forge multi-year partnership

Gilbert Rugby Canada has signed a new multi-year partnership with British Columbia Rugby Union. After a year of separation BC Rugby and Gilbert have set a product and promotional path to assist in elevating the growing position of rugby in British Columbia. Gilbert established...

BC Bears to play British RAF in Patriotic Clash

The British Royal Air Force will help commemorate their one-hundred-year anniversary by playing an invitational rugby match against BC’s top male representative side, the BC Bears. The game will take place on Saturday, June 23rd, at UBC’s Gerland McGavin Rugby Centre with kickoff set...

World Rugby confirms major competition boost for Fiji rugby

World Rugby, The Australian Rugby Union and Fiji Rugby Union have announced that a Fiji-based team will participate in Australia's Buildcorp National Rugby Championship in 2017. World Rugby's Executive Committee paved the way with the approval of a financial packaage to underwrite participation. Inclusion reflects the...

Fiji’s future generations inspired by the Rugby World Cup 2019 Trophy Tour

The Rugby World Cup 2019 Trophy Tour completed its visit to Fiji this week after travelling across the country and engaging some of the nation’s youngest and most passionate rugby fans. Arriving in Nadi last week, the coveted Webb Ellis Cup was seen by more...

World Rugby announces new Women’s Rugby World Cup 2021 Qualification Pathway

World Rugby today confirmed an exciting new qualification pathway for Women’s Rugby World Cup 2021 which has universality and opportunity at heart. The pathway for teams who have not automatically qualified, offers opportunities for more unions to secure a place at the Women’s Rugby World...

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