Rugby - Olympics: Day 8
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Tokyo Olympics women’s rugby sevens day three recap: New Zealand and France go for gold
We recap all the action from Tokyo Stadium as the women’s Olympic sevens tournament gold medallists are crowned on Saturday.
Rugby - Olympics: Day 7
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Tokyo Olympics women’s rugby sevens day three preview: Semi-final line-up confirmed
We preview the final day of the women’s Olympic sevens tournament at Tokyo Stadium as New Zealand, Fiji, Great Britain and France go in search of the gold medal.
Rugby - Olympics: Day 7
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Tokyo Olympics women’s rugby sevens day two recap: Fiji end Australia’s medal hopes
We recap all the action from Tokyo Stadium as the race for women’s Olympic sevens gold intensified on Friday.
Rugby - Olympics: Day 6
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Tokyo Olympics women’s rugby sevens day two preview: Quarter-final places up for grabs
Following an enthralling opening day at Tokyo Stadium, we look ahead to day two of the women’s Olympic sevens tournament.
Rugby - Olympics: Day 6
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Tokyo Olympics women’s rugby sevens day one recap: Contenders remain unbeaten
We recap all the action from Tokyo Stadium as the women’s Olympic sevens tournament got under way on Thursday.
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Women’s rugby sevens ready to take centre stage at Olympic Games in Tokyo
Three days of competition will begin on Thursday and culminate in the medal matches on ‘Super Saturday’ as women's rugby sevens aims to make a big Olympic impact
Australia celebrate winning Rio 2016 gold medal match
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Tokyo Olympics women’s rugby sevens day one preview: “Everyone starts level” in pursuit of gold
We preview the opening day of the women's Olympic sevens tournament at Tokyo 2020, as all 12 teams prepare to take the field.
Rio 2016: Patricia Garcia kicks off Olympic sevens
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"I want people to speak highly of rugby," says Patricia García ahead of Olympic women's sevens
Patricia García, who took the first ever kick-off in the Olympic Games, would rather be in Tokyo but can still enjoy from a distance a new opportunity for rugby to showcase the game on the biggest international stage.
Photo of France's Anne-Cécile Ciofani running with the ball during the World Rugby Sevens Olympic Repechage tournament
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France's second generation Olympian Anne-Cécile Ciofani out to make parents proud
The 27-year-old is preparing for her first Olympic Games with the France team. She will also be following in family footsteps: her father Walter Ciofani and her mother Jeanne Ngo Minyemeck represented their respective countries, France and Cameroon, at the Olympics.
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Beaumont anticipates deeply meaningful and special sevens in an Olympic Games like no other
World Rugby Chairman Sir Bill Beaumont looks ahead to the Olympic Games rugby sevens competition which takes place in Tokyo Stadium from 26-31 July.
Shannon Izar - World Rugby Sevens Repechage
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10 rugby sevens players to watch at the Tokyo Olympics
We pick out 10 players ready to make the rugby world sit up and take notice at the Tokyo Olympic Games.
Australia celebrate Rio 2016 gold
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Australia’s winning journey at Rio 2016 Olympic rugby sevens
We take a look at the journey Australia’s women took to Olympic gold in Rio five years ago.
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Olympics star Lauren Doyle helps to put USA rugby on the map
Rugby has even reached deepest Illinois, thanks to the exploits of the US Women’s Sevens Eagles star.
Uganda's Lady Cranes
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Uganda climb to new high in World Rugby Women’s Rankings
Back-to-back victories against Zimbabwe in the Rugby Africa Women’s Cup sends the Lady Cranes climbing up to 31st in the rankings.
Emilie Bydwell
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“Mature, united and ready to go” – Emilie Bydwell on the Women’s Sevens Eagles Olympics mission
USA Rugby’s General Manager for Women’s High Performance talks to World Rugby about her hopes and expectations for Tokyo and about the structures she’s putting in place back home.
New Zealand v Australia: Women's Trans-Tasman Sevens
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Tokyo 2020 flag-bearer Sarah Hirini excited to experience “Games like no other”
We caught up with the Black Ferns Sevens captain, who will lead her nation’s Olympic team into the Tokyo 2020 Opening Ceremony as a flag-bearer.
Rugby World Cup 2021
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Cynthia Ta’ala on leading Samoa to Rugby World Cup and her transition from player to coach
We caught up with the former Manusina captain to discuss her career in the game and the ambitions she has as a coach.
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Nicky Ponsford set to join World Rugby as Women’s High-Performance Manager as World Rugby increases RWC 2021 HP Investment Fund
World Rugby has announced the appointment of Nicky Ponsford as Women’s High-Performance Manager on a two-year secondment from the RFU starting in July 2021.
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World Rugby welcomes Mastercard as founding global partner of Women in Rugby and unveils new marketing campaign
World Rugby has announced details of a transformative five-year partnership with Mastercard and has also launched its new Team Powered marketing campaign.
RWC 2021 Brand Mark
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South Africa v France billed as RWC 2021 opener in revamped 2022 match schedule
World Rugby and hosts New Zealand Rugby have announced the match schedule for Rugby World Cup 2021, playing in 2022
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ChildFund appointed principal charity partner for Rugby World Cup 2021 to support the next generation of unstoppable women in rugby
World Rugby has announced the appointment of international development agency ChildFund as the principal charity partner for Rugby World Cup 2021, playing in 2022, a first in the history of the premier women’s 15s event.
RWC Sevens 2022 brandmark
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Dates and new qualification pathway confirmed as Rugby World Cup Sevens 2022 looks to inspire a new generation of rugby fans
World Rugby and hosts South Africa Rugby today confirmed Rugby World Cup Sevens 2022 in Cape Town will take place from 9-11 September, 2022
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Women in Rugby Clubs Toolkit helps Kiwi clubs capitalise on Rugby World Cup 2021 interest
We caught up with Rugby World Cup 2021 Leverage and Legacy Manager, Danika Charlton to talk about the toolkit and its importance to growing female participation in New Zealand.
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Wallaroos and Manusina to meet in two-test series
Women’s international rugby will return to Australia after an almost two-year absence with the Wallaroos set to face Samoa twice in July.
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Scene set for super-charged Rugby World Cup as new dates in 2022 confirmed
Rugby World Cup 2021 revised tournament dates which will see New Zealand host the tournament between 8 October-12 November, 2022.
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France coach Annick Hayraud confident of a bright future for Les Bleues
The France coach reflects on her side's Women’s Six Nations 2021 campaign as they prepare for the upcoming Rugby World Cup.
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World Rugby launches new global competition and aligned calendar to supercharge the women’s 15s game
World Rugby has launched WXV, a three-tiered annual competition model that will start in 2023.
Rugby World Cup 2021 Draw
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World Rugby committed to delivering spectacular Rugby World Cup in 2022
World Rugby has reaffirmed its commitment to delivering a spectacular Rugby World Cup tournament in New Zealand in 2022 after its Executive Committee formally ratified the recommendation to postpone Rugby World Cup 2021.
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Rugby World Cup 2021 statement
World Rugby has made the difficult decision to recommend the postponement of Rugby World Cup 2021, scheduled to be hosted in New Zealand between 18 September-16 October, until next year.
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Springbok Women ready to step out of the shadows at Rugby World Cup 2021
South Africa’s new women’s rugby high performance manager Lynne Cantwell hopes Rugby World Cup 2021 will help inspire a new generation of players.
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Kelly Brazier “pumped” ahead of potential Olympic-Rugby World Cup double
We caught up with the two-time Rugby World Cup winner, who is hoping to play at both Tokyo 2020 and New Zealand 2021.
Women's International: Spain v Scotland
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Women’s Rugby Europe Championship: Spain ready to start their road to Rugby World Cup 2021
Las Leonas have a key game against Russia this weekend in Guadalajara in the Women’s Rugby Europe Championship, aiming to continue chasing their dream of qualifying for Rugby World Cup 2021.
Around The Regions
Uganda's Lady Cranes
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Uganda climb to new high in World Rugby Women’s Rankings
Back-to-back victories against Zimbabwe in the Rugby Africa Women’s Cup sends the Lady Cranes climbing up to 31st in the rankings.
Madagascar v Kenya - Rugby Africa Women's World Cup
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Madagascar reach new high in World Rugby Women’s Rankings
The Lady Makis move up to 27th in the world after a second consecutive win over Kenya in the Rugby Africa Women’s Cup.
Wallaroos v Japan
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Scientific approach helping Amelia Luciano rise through match official ranks
We spoke to the American match official about her approach to the game, learning from some of the world's best and helping create an environment in which future referees can flourish.
Liana Mikaele-Tu'u in action for Auckland Storm
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Liana Mikaele-Tu’u on the “special” moment she made Super Rugby history with brother Marino
We caught up with the Auckland forward, and one half of the first brother and sister duo to play Super Rugby.
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Unstoppable Nahid Biyarjomandi driven by “heavy responsibility” to empower women in rugby around the world
We spoke to the World Rugby Women’s Executive Leadership Scholarship recipient about an exciting year, in which she has also given birth to her first child.
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Cynthia Ta’ala on leading Samoa to Rugby World Cup and her transition from player to coach
We caught up with the former Manusina captain to discuss her career in the game and the ambitions she has as a coach.
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Embracing gender equality in the boardroom makes it “much easier” to nurture women in rugby in Asia
We spoke to Asia Rugby President Qais Al-Dhalai and World Rugby Council member Ada Milby about the governing body’s commitment to gender parity.
Rio 2016: Fiji v Great Britain
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Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Six rugby sevens pool matches to get excited about
Following the announcement of the pools for the men’s and women’s tournaments at next month’s Olympic Games, we look at six matches that have set pulses racing.
Oceania Rugby Sevens Challenge
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Fiji and New Zealand warm up for Tokyo Olympics with Oceania Sevens success
Fiji’s men and the Black Ferns Sevens won all six of their matches in Townsville over the weekend to put their Olympic rivals on alert ahead of the start of the Games next month.
Madrid Rugby Sevens International Tournament
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Final squads confirmed ahead of Olympic Repechage kick-off in Monaco
Each of the 21 competing teams have confirmed their final squads for this weekend’s World Rugby Sevens Repechage, with three places at Tokyo 2020 up for grabs.
Kazakhstan at World Rugby Women's Sevens Series Qualifier 2019
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Anna Yakovleva hoping to fulfil lifetime ambition and guide Kazakhstan to Tokyo 2020
We caught up with the Kazakh coach, who captained her country in the Olympic Repechage tournament in Dublin five years ago.
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Nicky Ponsford set to join World Rugby as Women’s High-Performance Manager as World Rugby increases RWC 2021 HP Investment Fund
World Rugby has announced the appointment of Nicky Ponsford as Women’s High-Performance Manager on a two-year secondment from the RFU starting in July 2021.
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Sally Dennis eager to help Rugby Canada plan for a bright future following historic appointment
We caught up with the Rugby Canada chair after she became the first woman to be elected to the position.
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South Africa “no longer just a follower” when it comes to gender diversity in rugby
We spoke to World Rugby Council member Vanessa Doble about the constitutional amendments SA Rugby has made to increase female representation in its governance structures.
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Maria Thomas putting scholarship lessons into practice as Trinidad and Tobago RFU’s first female president
We caught up with the World Rugby Women’s Executive Leadership Scholarship recipient following her historic election win.
Amanda Cox
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Amanda Cox on the fight for more female representation in refereeing
We caught up with the referee coach to discuss her life in rugby and find out what needs to be done to create more opportunities for women to become match officials.
Power Game
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Unstoppable Nahid Biyarjomandi driven by “heavy responsibility” to empower women in rugby around the world
We spoke to the World Rugby Women’s Executive Leadership Scholarship recipient about an exciting year, in which she has also given birth to her first child.
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Embracing gender equality in the boardroom makes it “much easier” to nurture women in rugby in Asia
We spoke to Asia Rugby President Qais Al-Dhalai and World Rugby Council member Ada Milby about the governing body’s commitment to gender parity.
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Nicky Ponsford set to join World Rugby as Women’s High-Performance Manager as World Rugby increases RWC 2021 HP Investment Fund
World Rugby has announced the appointment of Nicky Ponsford as Women’s High-Performance Manager on a two-year secondment from the RFU starting in July 2021.
CHloe Butler - Australia
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Butler delivering a silver service for women’s rugby in Queensland
Former Wallaroos star Chloe Butler is enjoying giving back to the game in her role as regional rugby manager for girls and women in Central Queensland.
Sally Dennis
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Sally Dennis eager to help Rugby Canada plan for a bright future following historic appointment
We caught up with the Rugby Canada chair after she became the first woman to be elected to the position.
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South Africa “no longer just a follower” when it comes to gender diversity in rugby
We spoke to World Rugby Council member Vanessa Doble about the constitutional amendments SA Rugby has made to increase female representation in its governance structures.
Maria Thomas
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Maria Thomas putting scholarship lessons into practice as Trinidad and Tobago RFU’s first female president
We caught up with the World Rugby Women’s Executive Leadership Scholarship recipient following her historic election win.
Hana Schlangerová
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Hana Schlangerová eager to give back to Czech rugby through Women’s Executive Leadership Scholarship
The chair of the Czech Women's Rugby Committee spoke to World Rugby about the programme and what she hopes to achieve with it.
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Beth Dickens honoured to make history in European Rugby Challenge Cup final
The former Scotland prop will become the first ever female Citing Commissioner to oversee a European final when Leicester Tigers take on Montpellier at Twickenham.
Black Ferns v Barbarians
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Women in Rugby Clubs Toolkit helps Kiwi clubs capitalise on Rugby World Cup 2021 interest
We caught up with Rugby World Cup 2021 Leverage and Legacy Manager, Danika Charlton to talk about the toolkit and its importance to growing female participation in New Zealand.
Kazakhstan at World Rugby Women's Sevens Series Qualifier 2019
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New Kazakhstan Rugby president Aigul Jartybayeva: “Thanks to rugby I am who I am today”
World Rugby caught up with new Kazakhstan Rugby president Aigul Jartybayeva to discuss her hopes for the role.
Ako Wāhine Rugby Educator Reconnect
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Vania Wolfgramm empowering women in New Zealand through Ako Wāhine programme
World Rugby spoke to the former Black Fern about the Ako Wāhine Educator course and her plan to make more women feel comfortable in rugby.
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How Saracens are helping to change the landscape of women’s sport
World Rugby spoke to Charlie White, Laura Eddie and Dr Ali Bowes about their involvement with the Saracens Women and Girls Steering Group.
Australia v Uruguay at Villa Park, Rugby World Cup 2015
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Rebecca Davies keen to spread rugby’s magic through World Rugby Women’s Executive Leadership Scholarship
We caught up with Davies to discuss her journey in the game, from learning on the touchline to playing, coaching and embarking on a career in administration.
Hollie Davidson
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Match officials announced for Women’s Six Nations finals day
Match officials Sara Cox (RFU), Hollie Davidson (SRU) and Clara Munarini (FIR) are set to take charge of the Women’s Six Nations ‘Super Saturday’ finals day on 24 April.
Ana Tuiketei
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Ana Tuiketei: “I look forward to the day we normalise women’s leadership in sports”
World Rugby Women’s Executive Leadership Scholarship recipient and leading Fiji lawyer, Ana Tuiketei, wants to see more female involvement at executive board level in the Oceania region.
Born Leaders
Wallaroos v Japan
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Scientific approach helping Amelia Luciano rise through match official ranks
We spoke to the American match official about her approach to the game, learning from some of the world's best and helping create an environment in which future referees can flourish.
Cynthia Ta'ala coaching at Samoa trial
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Cynthia Ta’ala on leading Samoa to Rugby World Cup and her transition from player to coach
We caught up with the former Manusina captain to discuss her career in the game and the ambitions she has as a coach.
CHloe Butler - Australia
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Butler delivering a silver service for women’s rugby in Queensland
Former Wallaroos star Chloe Butler is enjoying giving back to the game in her role as regional rugby manager for girls and women in Central Queensland.
Amanda Cox
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Amanda Cox on the fight for more female representation in refereeing
We caught up with the referee coach to discuss her life in rugby and find out what needs to be done to create more opportunities for women to become match officials.
María Ribera coaching
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“It’s hard but we love it” — the former Spain women’s stars carving out coaching careers
World Rugby caught up with María Ribera, Ana María Aigneren and Aroa González to discuss their transition from playing to coaching, and what they hope to achieve.
Bath Rugby v Wasps - Gallagher Premiership Rugby
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Breaking glass ceilings: Sara Cox and Nikki O’Donnell on life as test rugby referees
Ahead of the second weekend of the Women’s Six Nations 2021, we caught up with the English match officials to discuss their careers in the game.
Hollie Davidson
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Hollie Davidson: “You hope that other female referees see us”
We talk to the Scottish referee about dealing with disappointment, maintaining momentum and the role mentor Joy Neville has played in her success.
World Rugby Women in Rugby Launch
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International Women's Day: Six female pioneers who helped rugby flourish across the globe
We take a look at six inspirational women who have worked hard to help the game grow around the world.
Liza Burgess Ronan O'Gara Hall of Fame induction
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Rugby’s Greatest Podcast: Who are the best Six Nations leaders?
The first episode of the new World Rugby podcast welcomes Ronan O’Gara, Ian McGeechan, Liza Burgess, Conor O’Shea and Andy Gomarsall to talk about leadership.
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Bella Milo: Rugby World Cup 2021 could have huge impact on women’s rugby in Hong Kong and Pacific Islands
The Samoa fly-half talks to World Rugby about New Zealand 2021, coaching and how she hopes to “give back” to the game.
Whitney Hansen of New Zealand
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Whitney Hansen hoping to hone her craft on Rugby World Cup 2021 Coaching Internship Programme
World Rugby caught up with the Canterbury women’s assistant coach following the news she will join the Black Ferns management team on the road to New Zealand 2021.
Italy Women v England Women - Womens Six Nations
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Katy Daley-Mclean “overwhelmed” by reaction to England retirement
Daley-Mclean, who was picked at fly-half in the World Rugby Women’s 15s Team of the Decade, looks back on her trophy-laden career in international rugby.
Rugby World Cup 2021 Draw
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New Zealand confirm Rugby World Cup 2021 coaching intern
World Rugby and New Zealand Rugby today announced that New Zealand Barbarians assistant coach Whitney Hansen will join the Black Ferns management team as their selected Rugby World Cup 2021 coach intern.
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Sophie Spence keen to learn and improve through RWC 2021 Coaching Internship Programme
The former Ireland international talks to World Rugby about joining the Wales coaching staff on the road to New Zealand 2021.
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Wales Women confirm Rugby World Cup 2021 coaching intern
World Rugby and the Welsh Rugby Union today announced that former Ireland international Sophie Spence will join the Wales Women management team as their selected Rugby World Cup 2021 coach intern.
Wales Women coaches Warren Abrahams and Rachel Taylor
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Warren Abrahams and Rachel Taylor “building for the future” in Wales
The incoming Wales head coach and skills coach hope to inspire future generations of female players while creating a stable and competitive environment.
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Rugby - Olympics: Day 8
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Tokyo Olympics women’s rugby sevens day three recap: New Zealand and France go for gold
We recap all the action from Tokyo Stadium as the women’s Olympic sevens tournament gold medallists are crowned on Saturday.
Rugby - Olympics: Day 7
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Tokyo Olympics women’s rugby sevens day three preview: Semi-final line-up confirmed
We preview the final day of the women’s Olympic sevens tournament at Tokyo Stadium as New Zealand, Fiji, Great Britain and France go in search of the gold medal.
Rugby - Olympics: Day 7
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Tokyo Olympics women’s rugby sevens day two recap: Fiji end Australia’s medal hopes
We recap all the action from Tokyo Stadium as the race for women’s Olympic sevens gold intensified on Friday.
Rugby - Olympics: Day 6
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Tokyo Olympics women’s rugby sevens day two preview: Quarter-final places up for grabs
Following an enthralling opening day at Tokyo Stadium, we look ahead to day two of the women’s Olympic sevens tournament.
Rugby - Olympics: Day 6
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Tokyo Olympics women’s rugby sevens day one recap: Contenders remain unbeaten
We recap all the action from Tokyo Stadium as the women’s Olympic sevens tournament got under way on Thursday.
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Women’s rugby sevens ready to take centre stage at Olympic Games in Tokyo
Three days of competition will begin on Thursday and culminate in the medal matches on ‘Super Saturday’ as women's rugby sevens aims to make a big Olympic impact
Australia celebrate winning Rio 2016 gold medal match
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Tokyo Olympics women’s rugby sevens day one preview: “Everyone starts level” in pursuit of gold
We preview the opening day of the women's Olympic sevens tournament at Tokyo 2020, as all 12 teams prepare to take the field.
Rio 2016: Patricia Garcia kicks off Olympic sevens
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"I want people to speak highly of rugby," says Patricia García ahead of Olympic women's sevens
Patricia García, who took the first ever kick-off in the Olympic Games, would rather be in Tokyo but can still enjoy from a distance a new opportunity for rugby to showcase the game on the biggest international stage.
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Beaumont anticipates deeply meaningful and special sevens in an Olympic Games like no other
World Rugby Chairman Sir Bill Beaumont looks ahead to the Olympic Games rugby sevens competition which takes place in Tokyo Stadium from 26-31 July.
Shannon Izar - World Rugby Sevens Repechage
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10 rugby sevens players to watch at the Tokyo Olympics
We pick out 10 players ready to make the rugby world sit up and take notice at the Tokyo Olympic Games.
Australia celebrate Rio 2016 gold
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Australia’s winning journey at Rio 2016 Olympic rugby sevens
We take a look at the journey Australia’s women took to Olympic gold in Rio five years ago.
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“Mature, united and ready to go” – Emilie Bydwell on the Women’s Sevens Eagles Olympics mission
USA Rugby’s General Manager for Women’s High Performance talks to World Rugby about her hopes and expectations for Tokyo and about the structures she’s putting in place back home.
New Zealand v Australia: Women's Trans-Tasman Sevens
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Tokyo 2020 flag-bearer Sarah Hirini excited to experience “Games like no other”
We caught up with the Black Ferns Sevens captain, who will lead her nation’s Olympic team into the Tokyo 2020 Opening Ceremony as a flag-bearer.
Rio 2016: Fiji v Great Britain
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Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Six rugby sevens pool matches to get excited about
Following the announcement of the pools for the men’s and women’s tournaments at next month’s Olympic Games, we look at six matches that have set pulses racing.
Oceania Rugby Sevens Challenge
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Fiji and New Zealand warm up for Tokyo Olympics with Oceania Sevens success
Fiji’s men and the Black Ferns Sevens won all six of their matches in Townsville over the weekend to put their Olympic rivals on alert ahead of the start of the Games next month.
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Rugby sevens pools announced for Tokyo 2020 Olympics
The pools for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic rugby sevens competitions have been confirmed as players, teams and fans countdown to the kick-off at Tokyo Stadium on 26 July.
Classic Matches
England Women v Barbarians Women
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Who are rugby’s most capped Barbarians?
We take a look at the men and women who have played more matches for the famous invitational side than anyone else.
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Rugby World Cup 1991 30th anniversary: Today’s players reflect on women’s rugby pioneers
Three decades on from the inaugural women’s Rugby World Cup, we talk to three current Women’s Six Nations players about what those early tournaments mean to them.
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Women’s Rugby World Cup 1991: How the historic tournament left a lasting legacy
On the 30th anniversary of the inaugural women’s Rugby World Cup, we look back at the momentous tournament.
France v Wales - Guinness Six Nations
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10 of the greatest rugby match comebacks of all time
We take a look at some of the biggest, and most unlikely, comeback victories that have occurred in international sevens and 15s rugby.
Ireland v Wales - Guinness Six Nations
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Ireland v Wales: How big is this rugby rivalry? Where is it played? And who wins it?
Ahead of the Six Nations 2021, we look at one of the fiercest rugby rivalries in the test arena: Ireland v Wales.
WRWC 2014 - New Zealand v Ireland
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Eight classic women’s pool matches at Rugby World Cup
Following the Rugby World Cup 2021 Draw, we look back at eight of the best women’s pool matches from the archives.
New Zealand v Namibia - Rugby World Cup 2019: Group B
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World Rugby Awards: Vote for the IRP 15s Tries of the Decade
Fans from across the globe are being invited to cast their vote on the International Rugby Players Men’s and Women’s 15s Try of the Decade.
Photo of Fiji men's sevens at Rio 2016
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Fiji legend Rauluni reflects on five of the nation’s greatest rugby wins
Former Fiji captain and assistant coach, Mosese Rauluni, knows firsthand what it’s like to be part of one of the most exciting teams in rugby. Here he picks out five of Fiji’s most memorable wins.
Huw Jones playing for Scotland against England in the 2018 Six Nations Championship
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15 miracle rugby plays throughout history
We take a look at some of the moments of magic that have lit up the international arena in men’s, women’s, sevens and U20 rugby.
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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.
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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.
Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens 2019 - Women's
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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.