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The World Rugby Rankings in numbers
We take a look at some of the eye-catching numbers from the World Rugby Rankings in both the men’s and women’s game.
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Flying the flag for women’s rugby: Babalwa Latsha, the first African women’s player to go professional
Springbok women’s captain Babalwa Latsha made history when she became the first African women’s rugby player to turn professional in January 2020. Here she shares her rugby journey and hopes for the growth and development of the women’s game.
Rio 2016: France and Spain women run out at Deodoro Stadium on day one
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Rugby at the Olympics: Creating sevens history at Rio 2016
Patricia Garcia, Jade Ulutule and Pierre Gilles Lakafia talk to World Rugby about Rio 2016 and their roles in the first men’s and women’s sevens matches to be played at an Olympic Games.
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International rugby set to resume in October as World Rugby Council approves temporary 2020 COVID-19 calendar
An exciting programme of international matches is set to take place later this year after the World Rugby Council approved a temporary adjustment to Regulation 9 to accommodate the release of international players for revised 2020 windows.
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Plans revised for HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series 2021
World Rugby and its partners are continuing to focus on planning for the 2021 Series and the build-up to the Olympic Games in Tokyo, which are now less than one year away
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One Year To Go: Japan hope to establish sevens culture through Tokyo 2020
Kensuke Iwabuchi and Hitoshi Inada talk to World Rugby about their hope that the Olympic Games will leave a lasting legacy of sevens in Japan.
Barbarians Women Training
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Wales and Bristol Bears’ Elinor Snowsill on life as a gay woman in rugby
The fly-half opens up about her journey through the game and states why “it’s still really important” to talk about LGBTQ+ issues today.
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How women are changing the game in Iranian rugby
We take a look at the history of rugby union in Iran, a country where more women play the sport than men.
Rugby - Olympics: Day 6
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One Year To Go: Looking ahead to Tokyo 2020
As the countdown to the Tokyo Olympic Games begins in earnest, we take a look at the frontrunners, the most-improved teams and those set to make their debut.
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World Rugby Executive Committee recommends 2020 temporary COVID-19 international calendar
The World Rugby Executive Committee has today recommended a revised temporary 2020 international calendar with the express objective of optimising recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic for the betterment of the global game at all levels.
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Zoe Saynor keen to help Harlequins create a safe space for LGBTQ+ community
Harlequins Women second-row Zoe Saynor discusses her involvement in the club’s Pride match against London Irish in February.
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A word to the wise on LGBTQ+ issues from rugby commentator Nick Heath
We talk to rugby commentator Nick Heath about his career behind the microphone and rugby and its relationship with the LGBTQ+ community.
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Making a statement: How Alison Miller and Ireland stunned England
Former Ireland winger Alison Miller and captain Fiona Coghlan reminisce about the team’s first ever victory against England, which came during the Women’s Six Nations 2013.
St Lucia's Chantel John
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St. Lucia’s Chantel John on balancing life as a player, referee and police officer
Chantel John is a rugby pioneer and aspiring international referee from St. Lucia. As she balances her life as a police officer during the COVID-19 pandemic with her rugby aspirations, John speaks to World Rugby about chasing her goals in a changing world.
2019 HSBC Cape Town Sevens: Day 3
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Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games rugby sevens schedule confirmed
The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games organising committee and the International Olympic Committee have announced the revised competition schedule for the Tokyo Olympic Games which were postponed by a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, with the opening ceremony now set for 23 July, 2021.
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Rugby gold: Australia edge New Zealand to Olympic title in Rio
We revisit the Olympic Games women’s sevens tournament final from Rio 2016, which Australia won to create history.
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Wales and Bristol Bears’ Elinor Snowsill on life as a gay woman in rugby
The fly-half opens up about her journey through the game and states why “it’s still really important” to talk about LGBTQ+ issues today.
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A word to the wise on LGBTQ+ issues from rugby commentator Nick Heath
We talk to rugby commentator Nick Heath about his career behind the microphone and rugby and its relationship with the LGBTQ+ community.
WRWC 2017: Final - England v New Zealand
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Rugby World Cup: The story so far
World Rugby takes a stroll down memory lane to look back at the eight previous women’s editions of Rugby World Cup.
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Black Ferns and England: A “love-hate relationship”
The Black Ferns and England have developed an intense Rugby World Cup rivalry, meeting in four of the last five finals.
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Palmer leads by example in New Zealand
World Rugby Hall of Fame inductee Farah Palmer discusses her career in the game, life in the boardroom and her hopes for Rugby World Cup 2021.
WRWC17 Fiao'o Faamausili lifts the Rugby World Cup
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Winning women — how it feels to captain your country to Rugby World Cup glory
In Rugby World Cup winners’ week, we hear the views of six female captains to have lifted the famous trophy and discover what the moment meant to them.
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Accidental referee McLachlan hoping for RWC homecoming
Amber McLachlan took up refereeing as an antidote to a long-term injury but after more than seven years of hard work has set her sights on a place at Rugby World Cup 2021.
RWC 2021qualifier: Colombia v Brazil
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RWC 2021 dream still alive for Colombia and Russia
Colombia and Russia take a step closer to Rugby World Cup 2021 after wins in their respective qualifiers, while England remain on top in the Women's Six Nations and Guatemala and El Salvador make history.
Women's 15s international: Colombia v Brazil
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RWC 2021 qualifiers add excitement to Women's Six Nations weekend
We take a look at this weekend's matches in Europe and South America and how they could affect the World Rugby Women's Rankings.
Papua New Guinea v Tonga - RWC 2021 qualifier
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Tonga keep RWC 2021 dream alive
Tonga battled past Papua New Guinea to set up a play-off with Samoa for a place in the Rugby World Cup 2021 repechage.
Black Ferns Development XV v Papua New Guinea
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Proud Cassowaries ready for historic test
Papua New Guinea are preparing to face Tonga in a Rugby World Cup 2021 qualifier – the first women's test to be played in the country – and they have a new nickname to mark the occasion.
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Asia Rugby Women's Championship 2020 rescheduled
Asia Rugby, in coordination with its participating unions, has taken the decision to reschedule the Asia Rugby Women’s Championship 2020, a tournament that acts as a qualifier for Rugby World Cup 2021.
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RWC 2021 set to break new ground as tournament dates are announced
Today marks another milestone on the journey to Rugby World Cup 2021 as the tournament dates are announced at Auckland's Eden Park.
Around The Regions
Iran - Germany women
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How women are changing the game in Iranian rugby
We take a look at the history of rugby union in Iran, a country where more women play the sport than men.
St Lucia's Chantel John
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St. Lucia’s Chantel John on balancing life as a player, referee and police officer
Chantel John is a rugby pioneer and aspiring international referee from St. Lucia. As she balances her life as a police officer during the COVID-19 pandemic with her rugby aspirations, John speaks to World Rugby about chasing her goals in a changing world.
María Eugenia Cruces
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The internationals battling South America's COVID-19 pandemic
Uruguay captain María Eugenia Cruces and Chile's Francisco Urroz speak to World Rugby about their experiences on the frontline.
Chloe Hill-Huse
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Chloe Hill-Huse on developing as both a player and official in Canadian rugby
Canada U18 hooker and certified referee Chloe Hill-Huse is keen to emulate compatriot Julianne Zussman’s success.
Ricardo Ramirez
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Coach Ricardo Ramirez working hard to develop female rugby talent in USA
USA women’s U20s head coach Ricardo Ramirez discusses the growth of female age-grade rugby and helping to provide a pathway for future test stars.
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How Phaidra Knight is helping underserved youth through rugby
World Rugby Hall of Fame inductee Phaidra Knight discusses the work being done by her non-profit, PeaK Unleashed, which promotes health and well-being to underserved youth through rugby and yoga.
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Rugby in Mauritius: why the sport is on the rise in the Indian Ocean
As part of an ambitious project leading to the 2024 Olympics, Mauritius Rugby has posted an impressive increase in the number of licensees, driven by the influence of rugby in the Indian Ocean.
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Rivalries forged by women in rugby
World Rugby takes a look at some of the biggest rivalries featuring women’s teams across both sevens and 15s.
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History-making Khalik keen to lead by example
Jennifer Khalik hopes to inspire more Pacific Islanders to follow in her footsteps after she became the first Fijian medical trainer to deliver the World Rugby Level 2 Immediate Care in Rugby course.
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Fleming: "I feel like rugby is a sport that helps you find that balance"
In Trinidad and Tobago, coach Schezelle Fleming introduced rugby to South East Port of Spain Secondary School because she wanted students to experience the rugby family she credits for changing her life and teach them values that can help them unlock their true potential, on and off the field.
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South America names first Women's Referee Panel
Twelve women have been named to South America's first Women's Referee Panel to work with regional manager Joaquín Montes and World Rugby's Alhambra Nievas.
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Czechia's women enjoying 'special moment' of glory
Since winning their maiden test in November 2018, Czechia have remained unbeaten and lifted back-to-back Rugby Europe Women's Trophy titles.
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Spain not resting on laurels despite huge growth in women's rugby
The Federación Española de Rugby’s ‘Mujeres en Rugby’ programme has reached its halfway point and women’s rugby player registrations have almost doubled. Yet there’s still work to do.
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Guatemala and El Salvador make history
The women's teams of Guatemala and El Salvador played their first international match earlier this month, breaking new ground in their respective countries.
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Eneliko standing up for women in the Pacific
Former Samoa sevens player Filoi Eneliko discusses the reasons behind her decision to participate in the inaugural Women's Sport Leadership Academy for High Performance Coaches.
Black Ferns Development XV v Papua New Guinea
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Proud Cassowaries ready for historic test
Papua New Guinea are preparing to face Tonga in a Rugby World Cup 2021 qualifier – the first women's test to be played in the country – and they have a new nickname to mark the occasion.
Power Game
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Flying the flag for women’s rugby: Babalwa Latsha, the first African women’s player to go professional
Springbok women’s captain Babalwa Latsha made history when she became the first African women’s rugby player to turn professional in January 2020. Here she shares her rugby journey and hopes for the growth and development of the women’s game.
Harlequins v London Irish - Gallagher Premiership Rugby
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Zoe Saynor keen to help Harlequins create a safe space for LGBTQ+ community
Harlequins Women second-row Zoe Saynor discusses her involvement in the club’s Pride match against London Irish in February.
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Between the Lines: Katie Sadleir
On the latest episode of the World Rugby podcast, World Rugby’s General Manager of Women’s Rugby, Katie Sadleir, talks to Sean Maloney about growing the game across the world.
Elaine Vassie
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Elaine Vassie putting down roots with the Dallas Jackals
Dallas Jackals assistant general manager and assistant coach Elaine Vassie talks to World Rugby about her new life in the USA, where she is helping the game to flourish.
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World Rugby launches governance review process
World Rugby has today launched an independent-led governance review, chaired by Sir Hugh Robertson KCMG PC DL.
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The story behind the first-ever women's international
On this day in 1982, France met the Netherlands in Utrecht – the first-ever women's international match. Here we look back on an historic date which has almost been forgotten.
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Between the Lines: Women’s Rugby World Cup 1991 special
Deborah Griffin, Sue Dorrington and Carol Isherwood join Sean Maloney to discuss the stories behind the first ever women’s Rugby World Cup.
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Rugby India harnesses power of ‘Unstoppable’ women
Black Fern Stacey Fluhler was the guest of honour as Rugby India celebrated the work being done by World Rugby’s ‘Try And Stop Us’ ambassadors.
Pool C: Canada v Sweden
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Between the Lines: Heather Moyse
World Rugby Hall of Fame inductee Heather Moyse opens up about her double life as an international rugby player and Olympic bobsledder on a special episode of the Between the Lines podcast.
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Palmer leads by example in New Zealand
World Rugby Hall of Fame inductee Farah Palmer discusses her career in the game, life in the boardroom and her hopes for Rugby World Cup 2021.
Hands in
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World Rugby announce Women’s Executive Leadership Scholarship recipients in Asia
World Rugby and Asia Rugby have announced the four recipients awarded Women’s Executive Leadership Scholarships from the region in 2020.
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Burford: ‘It’s really important we keep girls engaged with sport’
England centre Rachael Burford chats to World Rugby about her ‘Lockdown Squad’ programme and why it is important to keep women’s sport visible during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Cancer survivor credits rugby for giving her hope
Venezuelan Virginia Varela credits her faith, her family and rugby as crucial in her fight against cancer.
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Girls Rugby creating L.E.A.D.E.R.S. in lockdown
Devised as a way for Girls Rugby, Inc. to stay connected to its community in the USA, the organisation's new free online programme could have a global impact.
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Lucas preparing for life behind a microphone
Australia sevens star Alicia Lucas is one of seven female rugby players enrolled on a broadcasting course as they plan for their post-playing careers.
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Women's Eagles star nursing the sick in New Jersey
We highlight more members of the rugby family working tirelessly to help people during the COVID-19 pandemic, including Women's Eagles player Tess Feury.
Born Leaders
St Lucia's Chantel John
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St. Lucia’s Chantel John on balancing life as a player, referee and police officer
Chantel John is a rugby pioneer and aspiring international referee from St. Lucia. As she balances her life as a police officer during the COVID-19 pandemic with her rugby aspirations, John speaks to World Rugby about chasing her goals in a changing world.
Jo Yapp of England
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Jo Yapp planning for the long-term at Worcester Warriors Women
Jo Yapp talks to World Rugby about her promotion at Worcester, working with the Barbarians and her coaching philosophy.
Elaine Vassie
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Elaine Vassie putting down roots with the Dallas Jackals
Dallas Jackals assistant general manager and assistant coach Elaine Vassie talks to World Rugby about her new life in the USA, where she is helping the game to flourish.
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Chiharu Nakamura takes on new challenge to grow women’s game in Japan
Japan sevens star Chiharu Nakamura has taken on the role of player/general manager for a brand-new club in Fukuoka, eager to create more opportunities for women’s rugby in the country and a career pathway when the time comes for players to hang up their boots.
New Zealand All Blacks School Visit
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Melissa Ruscoe ready for next step on rugby journey
Melissa Ruscoe, who captained New Zealand in both rugby and football, talks to World Rugby about her career and coaching ambitions.
Chloe Hill-Huse
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Chloe Hill-Huse on developing as both a player and official in Canadian rugby
Canada U18 hooker and certified referee Chloe Hill-Huse is keen to emulate compatriot Julianne Zussman’s success.
Ricardo Ramirez
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Coach Ricardo Ramirez working hard to develop female rugby talent in USA
USA women’s U20s head coach Ricardo Ramirez discusses the growth of female age-grade rugby and helping to provide a pathway for future test stars.
World Rugby Hall of Fame Inductions
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How Phaidra Knight is helping underserved youth through rugby
World Rugby Hall of Fame inductee Phaidra Knight discusses the work being done by her non-profit, PeaK Unleashed, which promotes health and well-being to underserved youth through rugby and yoga.
Melbourne Rebels Squad Prepare for Their Opening Super W Match
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Alana Thomas: “I feel a real obligation to give back”
Melbourne Rebels Women’s head coach Alana Thomas talks to World Rugby about growing the women’s game in Australia and furthering her own coaching ambitions.
Lailanie Burnes
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‘Trail-blazer’ Burnes planning next step on rugby journey
Fijiana prop Lailanie Burnes discusses her development as a coach and what it would mean to play in her first Rugby World Cup in New Zealand next year.
Jim Greenwood - Scotland and Lions
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‘Inspirational’ Jim Greenwood left lasting legacy in women’s rugby
Emma Mitchell, Cheryl Stennett and Amanda Bennett discuss the impact World Rugby Hall of Fame inductee Jim Greenwood had on the women’s game.
Claire Cruikshank - University of Edinburgh
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Claire Cruikshank: ‘I want to be a coach people want to play for’
Former Scotland international Claire Cruikshank talks to World Rugby about her coaching journey and taking charge of Sweden alongside old friend Tamara Taylor.
Jennifer Khalik
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History-making Khalik keen to lead by example
Jennifer Khalik hopes to inspire more Pacific Islanders to follow in her footsteps after she became the first Fijian medical trainer to deliver the World Rugby Level 2 Immediate Care in Rugby course.
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Brazilian pioneers continue to open new roads as referees
Former Brazilian internationals Natasha Olsen and Cristiana Futuro Mühlbauer have risen in the refereeing ranks both in their country and the region.
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Between the Lines: Joy Neville
World Rugby Referee Award 2017 recipient Joy Neville joins Sean Maloney on the latest episode of the Between the Lines podcast and discusses the match officials she looks up to.
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Nievas: World Rugby committed to supporting female referees
World Rugby’s Referee Development Manager, Alhambra Nievas is confident that progress made in the support of female match officials can be maintained amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sevens Heaven
Rio 2016: France and Spain women run out at Deodoro Stadium on day one
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Rugby at the Olympics: Creating sevens history at Rio 2016
Patricia Garcia, Jade Ulutule and Pierre Gilles Lakafia talk to World Rugby about Rio 2016 and their roles in the first men’s and women’s sevens matches to be played at an Olympic Games.
HSBC Sydney Sevens 2020 - Women's
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One Year To Go: Japan hope to establish sevens culture through Tokyo 2020
Kensuke Iwabuchi and Hitoshi Inada talk to World Rugby about their hope that the Olympic Games will leave a lasting legacy of sevens in Japan.
Rugby - Olympics: Day 6
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One Year To Go: Looking ahead to Tokyo 2020
As the countdown to the Tokyo Olympic Games begins in earnest, we take a look at the frontrunners, the most-improved teams and those set to make their debut.
2019 HSBC Cape Town Sevens: Day 3
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Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games rugby sevens schedule confirmed
The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games organising committee and the International Olympic Committee have announced the revised competition schedule for the Tokyo Olympic Games which were postponed by a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, with the opening ceremony now set for 23 July, 2021.
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Rugby gold: Australia edge New Zealand to Olympic title in Rio
We revisit the Olympic Games women’s sevens tournament final from Rio 2016, which Australia won to create history.
Portia Woodman - Sao Paulo Sevens
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Commentator Rikki Swannell picks seven women who helped change the face of rugby sevens
Sky Sports Rugby commentator Rikki Swannell picks seven players who embody the growth that women’s sevens has made since the inaugural World Rugby Sevens Series.
Olympic Day
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Rugby sevens stars #StayActive on Olympic Day
Rugby sevens players are joining athletes from all Olympic sports to encourage fans to ‘stay active’ as part of the annual Olympic Day commemorations on 23 June
Rugby - Olympics: Day 3
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Between the Lines: Alicia Lucas
Olympic gold medallist Alicia Lucas tells Sean Maloney about the legacy of Australia’s success at Rio 2016 in the Land Down Under.
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Charity Williams: ‘The most important thing is people are talking’
Canada women’s sevens star Charity Williams discusses her involvement in recent anti-racism protests in Victoria.
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24 Sevens: Canada-Black Ferns rivalry becomes a trilogy in episode four
As episode four of 24 Sevens is released, World Rugby takes a look back at Canada’s attempt to topple New Zealand at the HSBC Sydney Sevens 2020.
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Rugby India harnesses power of ‘Unstoppable’ women
Black Fern Stacey Fluhler was the guest of honour as Rugby India celebrated the work being done by World Rugby’s ‘Try And Stop Us’ ambassadors.
Rugby - Olympics: Day 6
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How rugby sevens became an Olympic sport
Humphrey Kayange talks to World Rugby about the “humbling” experience of being part of the team that earned sevens’ inclusion in the Olympic Games.
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Brazilian pioneers continue to open new roads as referees
Former Brazilian internationals Natasha Olsen and Cristiana Futuro Mühlbauer have risen in the refereeing ranks both in their country and the region.
World Rugby Hall of Fame
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Rugby greats honoured during Hall of Fame themed week
This week, World Rugby will shine a light on the greatest of our game with a series of podcasts, features, interviews, documentary, and classic match footage featuring World Rugby Hall of Fame inductees who have contributed to the history of our sport.
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Watch LIVE rugby TODAY … Doubleheader at the Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens 2019
Late drama is the order of the day as World Rugby streams two nail-biting encounters from the Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens 2019.
HSBC Canada Women's Sevens 2019
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Lucas preparing for life behind a microphone
Australia sevens star Alicia Lucas is one of seven female rugby players enrolled on a broadcasting course as they plan for their post-playing careers.
Classic Matches
Ireland women celebrate
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Making a statement: How Alison Miller and Ireland stunned England
Former Ireland winger Alison Miller and captain Fiona Coghlan reminisce about the team’s first ever victory against England, which came during the Women’s Six Nations 2013.
Rugby - Olympics: Day 3
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Rugby gold: Australia edge New Zealand to Olympic title in Rio
We revisit the Olympic Games women’s sevens tournament final from Rio 2016, which Australia won to create history.
2017 HSBC Sydney Sevens
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Watch LIVE rugby TODAY … USA v Canada at the HSBC Sydney Sevens 2017
Relive the first-ever HSBC Sydney Sevens women’s Cup final as Canada beat the USA despite a stunning Naya Tapper hat-trick.
5th Place Play-off: USA v Canada
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USA trust in basics to beat Canada at RWC 2010
World Rugby Hall of Fame inductee Phaidra Knight remembers the Rugby World Cup 2010 fifth-place play-off, in which the USA edged old rivals Canada at Surrey Sports Park.
Carla Hohepa
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Watch LIVE rugby TODAY … New Zealand v France, RWC 2010
Re-live the Black Ferns’ stunning Rugby World Cup 2010 semi-final performance against France at the Twickenham Stoop.
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Watch LIVE rugby TODAY … Doubleheader at the Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens 2019
Late drama is the order of the day as World Rugby streams two nail-biting encounters from the Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens 2019.
England v France - Women's Rugby World Cup 2017 Semi Final
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Watch LIVE rugby TODAY … England v France, RWC 2017
Watch how tries from Sarah Bern and Megan Jones, allied to a huge defensive effort, helped England reach a seventh Rugby World Cup final.
WRWC 2017 semi-final: New Zealand v USA
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Watch LIVE rugby TODAY ... New Zealand v USA, RWC 2017
Portia Woodman races in four tries in Friday’s live streamed match, as New Zealand overcome USA in the semi-finals of Rugby World Cup 2017.
RWC Sevens 2018 - Sarah Goss
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Watch LIVE rugby TODAY … New Zealand v France, RWC Sevens 2018
Watch the Black Fern Sevens at their best as they win back-to-back Rugby World Cup Sevens titles at the expense of France in 2018.
Women's Rugby World Cup 2014
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Waterman: 'It was just a huge emotion of relief'
Ahead of the live streaming of England's Rugby World Cup 2014 final victory over Canada on Friday, try-scorer Danielle Waterman shared her memories of the historic match with World Rugby.
WRWC 2014 - New Zealand v Ireland
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Coghlan: ‘We believed we could do it’
With the historic encounter between Ireland and New Zealand at Rugby World Cup 2014 streaming live on Sunday, we asked captain Fiona Coghlan to share her memories of that day.