Wasps get green light to play Premiership final
Wasps have been given the green light to play in Saturday's Gallagher Premiership final against Exeter Chiefs after the latest batch of COVID-19 results came back all negative.
Lions to face Japan in June ahead of 2021 tour
The British and Irish Lions announced on Wednesday they will host Japan in Edinburgh next June ahead of their tour of South Africa.
Wales name seven uncapped players in Six Nations, Autumn Cup squad
Wales coach Wayne Pivac has named seven uncapped players in his 38-man squad for the finish to the 2020 Six Nations and the inaugural Autumn Nations Cup, with exciting winger Louis Rees-Zammit among those hoping to make his debut.
World Cup 2023 draw to use 2019 rankings
The draw for the 2023 Rugby World Cup in France will take place in Paris on Dec. 14 using seedings based on the world rankings taken after last year's tournament, organisers said on Friday.
World Rugby announce 10-year World Cup hosting strategy
Hosting rights for the next two men's and women's Rugby World Cups will be awarded within the same process, as World Rugby attempt to build on the success of Japan 2019.
World Rugby celebrates most economically successful World Cup ever
The Rugby World Cup held in Japan last year was the most economically successful World Cup to date.
World Rugby unveils qualification format for 2023 World Cup
World Rugby has announced the qualification process for the 2023 World Cup in France aimed at promoting a "genuine opportunity" for all unions, the game's global body said on Monday.
Rugby Australia appoints interim chief executive
The chaos continues to unfold at Rugby Australia [RA] with newly elected board member Peter Wiggs resigning after butting heads with colleagues throughout the week.
Agustin Pichot targets equality with World Rugby calendar
World Rugby chairman candidate Agustin Pichot wants a calendar "rethink" to benefit all of rugby.
World Rugby considering revamped Nations Championship proposal
World Rugby chairman Bill Beaumont believes the unity shown in the global game during the coronavirus pandemic will finally lead to a new international competition along the lines of last year's Nations Championship proposal.
World Rugby to provide relief fund for cash-strapped nations
Cash-strapped Rugby Australia is set to benefit from a World Rugby relief fund, while the Wallabies could face a compressed 13 Test-schedule through a proposed revision of the international calendar.
Argentina to abandon 2027 RWC bid - report
Argentina will abandon plans to bid to host the 2027 Rugby World Cup to give Australia a free run as the southern hemisphere candidate, Sydney's Daily Telegraph reported on Thursday.
Beaumont delivers plan for World Rugby re-election
World Rugby chairman Bill Beaumont has laid out his platform for re-election in a manifesto promising a major review of the global governing body to transform it into a voice for all nations, not just the traditional powers of the sport.
Leitch fears Japan failing to build on World Cup heroics
Japan's fairytale run to the Rugby World Cup quarter-finals was a highlight of last year's tournament but with the afterglow all but gone captain Michael Leitch fears not enough is being done to secure the Brave Blossoms a place at the game's top table.
Credibility, retention key for NZ Rugby's All Blacks XV
Reviving a second-string "All Blacks XV" appears to be an intelligent move. But fans will demand credibility with its selections and a good place to start would be naming Scott Robertson as its coach, Liam Napier writes.
Erasmus pre-RWC final talk revealed: 'It's not about you'
South Africa's 2019 Rugby World Cup-winning coach Rassie Erasmus has revealed what he told his side before the final in Japan in November.
All Blacks name Ian Foster as new head coach
Ian Foster has succeeded Steve Hansen as All Blacks rugby coach rising from his position as assistant coach after Hansen stepped down from the role following the Rugby World Cup in Japan.
Australia must give Rennie a chance: Mehrtens
All Blacks great Andrew Mehrtens has backed fellow New Zealander Dave Rennie as the best man for the Wallabies head coaching job after it was announced Rennie would lead the Wallabies to the 2023 Rugby World Cup in France.
New era of Australian rugby begins with Dave Rennie
The Wallabies are in a rebuilding phase according to Rugby Australia CEO Raelene Castle, Dave Rennie's appointment as Wallabies head coach is just the beginning of the new era.
Jones: I made two selection errors in RWC final
England head coach Eddie Jones has admitted that he made two selection mistakes in his side's Rugby World Cup final defeat to South Africa.
Springboks' Indian-origin physio in Rugby India's mentorship plans
Tanushree Pillay is one of three physios who kept the Springboks fit during their World Cup run. Now, Rugby India plan to invite her for sessions with physios and trainers.
Kolisi thanks South Africa for 'unbelievable support' on trophy tour
"The last week has probably been one of the best of my life and I speak on behalf of all my team-mates and management when I say that the support we've received has been nothing but remarkable and unbelievable," Siya Kolisi said in Cape Town on Monday.
South Africa's Louw confirms international retirement
South Africa's Francois Louw confirmed his retirement from international rugby on Sunday, becoming the second of the Springboks' World Cup-winning side to call time on their career in the green and gold.
Scotland Rugby fined for typhoon comments
The Scottish Rugby Union (SRU) has been fined £70,000 after comments made by its representatives about the effect of Typhoon Hagibis at the World Cup in Japan were found to have constituted misconduct.
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