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Rugby World Cup 2025 set to break new ground as tournament expands to 16 teams
World Rugby has confirmed that the women’s edition of the Rugby World Cup will expand to 16 teams from 2025 onwards.
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One Rugby: A new movement promoting the sport from former Japan captain Toshiaki Hirose
Former Japan captain Toshiaki Hirose and his non-profit One Rugby are behind a new movement to promote all forms of rugby amongst the Japanese people.
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Six of rugby’s best crossover athletes
From Sonny Bill Williams to Christian Wade, we recap six of the best players to have left their mark in rugby while playing to a high level in another sport.
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Su Carty put scholarship plans on hold to answer ‘Ireland’s Call’
The World Rugby Council and IRFU Committee member returned to work as a psychiatric nurse in Dublin during Ireland’s initial period of lockdown.
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Women’s sevens returns in South America as they bid farewell to a star
Women’s rugby sevens returns in Uruguay with the annual South American Sevens, played in Montevideo this weekend. The tournament, which will mark Baby Futuro’s final outing for Brazil, will be streamed live on the SAR’s app.
Rugby World Cup joint host selection process
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Key elements approved for future Rugby World Cup awarding
The World Rugby Council has approved a progressive package of recommendations by the Rugby World Cup Board that reflects the organisation’s ambition to select future men’s and women’s Rugby World Cup hosts via a transparent, best-practice host selection process.
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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England comeback maintains momentum on road to Rugby World Cup 2021
The Red Roses recorded a seventh successive victory against France, as last week’s Rugby World Cup 2021 Draw added extra spice to Le Crunch at Twickenham.
Madagascar’s Unstoppable, Donatienne Rasoampamonjy
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Meet Donatienne Rasoampamonjy, Madagascar’s tireless Unstoppable
Since Donatienne Rasoampamonjy discovered rugby as a teenager, the game has changed her life. Now she helps other players discover the sport in turn.
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Joy Neville helping to change perceptions as she creates history in Autumn Nations Cup
The former Ireland captain will achieve the latest in a long list of accomplishments when she performs TMO duties in the match between Wales and Georgia in Llanelli.
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Viengsamai Souksavanh keen to share rugby’s values with Lao women
The World Rugby Women’s Executive Leadership Scholarship recipient is driven by a desire to provide all women and girls in Laos with an opportunity to play the game.
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.
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Pools confirmed for Rugby World Cup 2021
The pools have been confirmed for Rugby World Cup 2021 with less than 10 months until the ninth edition of the tournament kicks off in Auckland on 18 September, 2021.
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“If that is a taste of things to come then you don't want to miss the World Cup”
We bring you the best of the reaction to the Rugby World Cup 2021 Draw which took place in Auckland, New Zealand, on 20 November.
FILE: Sir Bill Beaumont Re-elected As World Rugby Chairman 2021 Rugby World Cup Launch Event
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New Zealand 2021 set to inspire a generation of “see it, be it, play it” participants
World Rugby Chairman Sir Bill Beaumont believes that Rugby World Cup 2021 in New Zealand is perfectly placed to inspire more women, girls and boys to get into rugby.
RWC 2014 final: England v Canada
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Will history repeat itself in Rugby World Cup 2021 draw?
Ahead of this week’s Rugby World Cup 2021 Draw in Auckland, we take a look at some of the most and least common fixtures to have taken place in the competition.
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Rugby World Cup 2025 set to break new ground as tournament expands to 16 teams
World Rugby has confirmed that the women’s edition of the Rugby World Cup will expand to 16 teams from 2025 onwards.
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.
England Women v France Women - Autumn International Series
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England comeback maintains momentum on road to Rugby World Cup 2021
The Red Roses recorded a seventh successive victory against France, as last week’s Rugby World Cup 2021 Draw added extra spice to Le Crunch at Twickenham.
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.
Rugby World Cup 2021 Draw
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Pools confirmed for Rugby World Cup 2021
The pools have been confirmed for Rugby World Cup 2021 with less than 10 months until the ninth edition of the tournament kicks off in Auckland on 18 September, 2021.
Rugby World Cup 2021 Draw
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“If that is a taste of things to come then you don't want to miss the World Cup”
We bring you the best of the reaction to the Rugby World Cup 2021 Draw which took place in Auckland, New Zealand, on 20 November.
FILE: Sir Bill Beaumont Re-elected As World Rugby Chairman 2021 Rugby World Cup Launch Event
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New Zealand 2021 set to inspire a generation of “see it, be it, play it” participants
World Rugby Chairman Sir Bill Beaumont believes that Rugby World Cup 2021 in New Zealand is perfectly placed to inspire more women, girls and boys to get into rugby.
RWC 2014 final: England v Canada
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Will history repeat itself in Rugby World Cup 2021 draw?
Ahead of this week’s Rugby World Cup 2021 Draw in Auckland, we take a look at some of the most and least common fixtures to have taken place in the competition.
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RWC 2021 Spotlight: New Zealand
We conclude our countdown to the Rugby World Cup 2021 Draw by taking a look at defending champions and hosts New Zealand’s history in the tournament.
RWC 2017 Final: England v New Zealand
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RWC 2021 Spotlight: England
We continue our countdown to the Rugby World Cup 2021 Draw by taking a look at England’s history in the tournament.
Rugby World Cup 2021 official ball unveiled
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Official Gilbert Rugby World Cup 2021 match ball design unveiled
World Rugby and Gilbert today unveiled the official Rugby World Cup 2021 match ball design which embodies the unique RWC 2021 brand identity
WRWC 2014: France v Canada
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RWC 2021 Spotlight: Canada
We continue our countdown to the Rugby World Cup 2021 Draw by taking a look at Canada’s history in the tournament.
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Alana Thomas eager to soak up high-performance experience with Fiji at RWC 2021
Thomas talks to World Rugby about the opportunities the Rugby World Cup 2021 Coaching Internship Programme will create for her and other female coaches.
Melbourne Rebels Squad Prepare for Their Opening Super W Match
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Rugby World Cup 2021 coaching intern confirmed for Fiji
World Rugby and the Fiji Rugby Union today announced former Australian international and Melbourne Rebels head coach Alana Thomas will join the Fijiana 15s squad management team.
RWC 2017 bronze final: France v USA
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RWC 2021 Spotlight: France
We continue our countdown to the Rugby World Cup 2021 Draw by taking a look at France’s history in the tournament
RWC 2017: Ireland v Australia
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RWC 2021 Spotlight: Australia
We continue our countdown to the Rugby World Cup 2021 Draw by taking a look at Australia’s history in the tournament.
Around The Regions
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Joy Neville helping to change perceptions as she creates history in Autumn Nations Cup
The former Ireland captain will achieve the latest in a long list of accomplishments when she performs TMO duties in the match between Wales and Georgia in Llanelli.
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World Rugby continues global expansion with new members
Burkina Faso, Iran and Laos achieve World Rugby full member status while Nepal and Panama become new associate members of international federation
Tonga v Samoa
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Samoa maintain Rugby World Cup 2021 hopes with six-try defeat of Tonga
Manusina maintained their impressive record against their Pacific Island neighbours, and booked a place at the Final Qualification Tournament for RWC 2021 with a 40-0 win in Auckland.
Oceania Rugby Women's Championship 2018 - Samoa v Tonga
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Samoa and Tonga to meet in Rugby World Cup 2021 qualifier
The journey on the road to Rugby World Cup 2021 continues for the two rivals in Auckland on 14 November, when they meet in the final match of the Oceania regional qualification process.
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Karina Soerjanatamihardja putting structures in place for Indonesia women’s rugby
The World Rugby Women’s Executive Leadership Scholarship discusses how rugby has shaped her life and her hopes for the women’s game in Indonesia.
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Rugby World Cup 2021 qualifying update: Europe
World Rugby and Rugby Europe have taken the decision to postpone the Rugby World Cup 2021 European qualification tournament.
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Cathy Wong: Fijiana can eclipse the men’s team at Rugby World Cup
Cathy Wong predicts a bright future for women’s rugby in the Pacific island after receiving a Fiji 50th Anniversary of Independence commemorative medal.
Rugby Americas North Unstoppables
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Rugby Americas North “keeping focus on women” with ‘Unstoppables’ month
The regional association launched an online campaign on Monday that will showcase the inspirational stories of women from the Caribbean and North America.
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New rugby pathway open to women in Samoa
Oceania Rugby recently staged a Women in Rugby month. In Samoa that meant recognition for all those who contribute to the game in a number of areas.
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Landmark partnership adds to Rugby India’s success story
Significant developments have recently taken place in India and Korea as rugby continues to grow in Asia on the back of the region’s first-ever Rugby World Cup.
Women's Six Nations 2020: Scotland v France
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Records tumble as Scotland build towards Rugby World Cup qualifiers
Buoyed by Sunday’s heroic draw against France, number eight Jade Konkel says Scotland are a much more resilient team as the Rugby World Cup 2021 qualifiers in December loom on the horizon.
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Rugby Africa Unstoppable CJ Kotze using her voice to promote women’s game in Namibia
Kotze, whose father Jaco played test and sevens rugby for Namibia, is one of 12 women who have been chosen to front Rugby Africa’s ‘Try And Stop Us’ campaign.
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Doris Chow aiming to inspire women and girls in Hong Kong
The World Rugby Women’s Executive Leadership Scholarship recipient wants to make it easier for young women in the region to connect with the game.
Vanessa Doble with Webb Ellis Cup
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Vanessa Doble using World Rugby scholarship to put a “zoom lens” on gender-based violence
World Rugby Women’s Executive Leadership Scholarship recipient believes rugby can provide a refuge for women suffering violence and is a tool that can transform the world.
Emily Scarratt breaks French line
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Women’s Six Nations: What’s to play for
With the Women’s Six Nations 2020 set to resume, we take a look at what’s at stake for the competing nations.
Taulapapa Brenda Heather-Latu
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Heather-Latu makes history as first woman chair of Oceania Rugby judiciary
Taulapapa Brenda Heather-Latu speaks about her love of rugby and the honour of becoming the first woman chair of Oceania Rugby’s Judicial Committee.
Power Game
Su Carty
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Su Carty put scholarship plans on hold to answer ‘Ireland’s Call’
The World Rugby Council and IRFU Committee member returned to work as a psychiatric nurse in Dublin during Ireland’s initial period of lockdown.
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Viengsamai Souksavanh keen to share rugby’s values with Lao women
The World Rugby Women’s Executive Leadership Scholarship recipient is driven by a desire to provide all women and girls in Laos with an opportunity to play the game.
Karina Soerjanatamihardja
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Karina Soerjanatamihardja putting structures in place for Indonesia women’s rugby
The World Rugby Women’s Executive Leadership Scholarship discusses how rugby has shaped her life and her hopes for the women’s game in Indonesia.
Keisha-Ann Down
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Keisha-Ann Down working hard to realise Jamaica’s potential in rugby
Down tells World Rugby that the Women’s Executive Leadership Scholarship has “blown open the doors” of possibility for both her and her country.
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Rugby Americas North “keeping focus on women” with ‘Unstoppables’ month
The regional association launched an online campaign on Monday that will showcase the inspirational stories of women from the Caribbean and North America.
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Doris Chow aiming to inspire women and girls in Hong Kong
The World Rugby Women’s Executive Leadership Scholarship recipient wants to make it easier for young women in the region to connect with the game.
Vanessa Doble with Webb Ellis Cup
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Vanessa Doble using World Rugby scholarship to put a “zoom lens” on gender-based violence
World Rugby Women’s Executive Leadership Scholarship recipient believes rugby can provide a refuge for women suffering violence and is a tool that can transform the world.
Taulapapa Brenda Heather-Latu
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Heather-Latu makes history as first woman chair of Oceania Rugby judiciary
Taulapapa Brenda Heather-Latu speaks about her love of rugby and the honour of becoming the first woman chair of Oceania Rugby’s Judicial Committee.
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Beth Onesemo striving for gender equity in Samoan rugby
The World Rugby Women’s Executive Leadership Scholarship recipient, who serves on the Samoa Rugby Union board, believes attitudes are beginning to change for the better.
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Players, female leaders and greater global representation on interim World Rugby committees
Rassie Erasmus, Melodie Robinson, Conrad Smith and Bryan Habana are among a host of leading players and coaches who have been appointed to World Rugby interim committees.
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Rugby in Peru in safe hands with CEO Sisy Quiroz
Despite her footballing background, Sisy Quiroz leads an exciting period of nationwide growth for rugby in Peru.
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Marjorie Enya and María Catalina Palacio Gaviria join World Rugby and Sudamérica Rugby Councils
Previous World Rugby’s Women’s Executive Leadership Scholarship recipients Marjorie Enya and María Catalina Palacio Gaviria will take their seats at World Rugby and Sudamérica Rugby’s (SAR) Councils respectively, it was announced this weekend after SAR’s Annual General Assembly.
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Kirby Sefo drawing on her own adversity to inspire young women
The former Wallaroo has created Subbed, a programme which uses rugby to encourage young women to talk about social issues including mental health and sexuality.
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Inaugural Women’s Online Forum helping rugby reach more of the Americas
Following the final instalment of the Rugby Americas North Women’s Online Forum, we take a look at the impact of the inaugural event.
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Sudamérica Rugby appoints Bárbara Pichot as first-ever Women’s Rugby Coordinator
The regional association has introduced the role with the goal to continue promoting the game in South and Central America.
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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.
Born Leaders
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.
Madagascar’s Unstoppable, Donatienne Rasoampamonjy
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Meet Donatienne Rasoampamonjy, Madagascar’s tireless Unstoppable
Since Donatienne Rasoampamonjy discovered rugby as a teenager, the game has changed her life. Now she helps other players discover the sport in turn.
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Joy Neville helping to change perceptions as she creates history in Autumn Nations Cup
The former Ireland captain will achieve the latest in a long list of accomplishments when she performs TMO duties in the match between Wales and Georgia in Llanelli.
Melbourne Rebels Squad Prepare for Their Opening Super W Match
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Rugby World Cup 2021 coaching intern confirmed for Fiji
World Rugby and the Fiji Rugby Union today announced former Australian international and Melbourne Rebels head coach Alana Thomas will join the Fijiana 15s squad management team.
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Ambition of Exeter Chiefs Women “has no limits”
Susie Appleby and Amy Garnett talk to World Rugby about how they built a new team in the midst of a pandemic.
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New rugby pathway open to women in Samoa
Oceania Rugby recently staged a Women in Rugby month. In Samoa that meant recognition for all those who contribute to the game in a number of areas.
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Rugby Africa Unstoppable CJ Kotze using her voice to promote women’s game in Namibia
Kotze, whose father Jaco played test and sevens rugby for Namibia, is one of 12 women who have been chosen to front Rugby Africa’s ‘Try And Stop Us’ campaign.
Céline Allainmat
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Coaching intern Allainmat excited by life on “the other side of the fence”
Former France full-back/winger Céline Allainmat is looking forward to a third Rugby World Cup in 15s – thanks to World Rugby’s Coaching Internship Programme.
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Farah Palmer Cup playing “hugely important” role in development of female rugby coaches
There are currently seven female coaches and eight managers working across the 13 Farah Palmer Cup sides.
Inge Visser
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Inge Visser takes next step on coaching journey with internship
Former Netherlands international is delighted to have the opportunity to put her theories into practice as part of the Coaching Internship Programme for Rugby World Cup 2021.
Laurian Johannes - new South Africa Women's U20 head coach
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Laurian Johannes-Haupt aiming to guide female coaches in South Africa
The former South Africa and Western Province prop discusses how the Coaching Internship Programme for Rugby World Cup 2021 can have a lasting impact on the women’s game.
USA Women's assistant coach Kate Daley
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Kate Daley humbled but honoured to be part of coaching initiative
Former USA captain Kate Daley believes initiatives like the Rugby World Cup 2021 Coaching Internship Partnership are vital to enable more women to earn high performance coaching roles.
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“Awesome women doing awesome things” at Rugby Canada’s Maple Leaf Academy
Rugby Canada’s Coordinator Women’s High Performance, Kristy Martin Hale, talks about the giant strides made towards achieving gender equality in the sport.
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Super Rugby’s first female referee, Amy Perrett, on making history
World Rugby caught up with Australian referee Amy Perrett who became the first woman to officiate a Super Rugby match, in Canberra last month.
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Owens and Neville to make officiating history
November will see history created for match officials with Nigel Owens set to become the first to take charge of 100 test matches and Joy Neville the first female to perform TMO duties for a major men's international competition.
Amy Turner of England
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Turner prize is coveted coaching internship
Former England international Amy Turner is honoured to be a part of World Rugby’s Coaching Internship Programme as she looks forward to helping the Red Roses prepare for Rugby World Cup 2021.
Sevens Heaven
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Women’s sevens returns in South America as they bid farewell to a star
Women’s rugby sevens returns in Uruguay with the annual South American Sevens, played in Montevideo this weekend. The tournament, which will mark Baby Futuro’s final outing for Brazil, will be streamed live on the SAR’s app.
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Shanae Gordon hopes to use JOA scholarship to benefit rugby in Jamaica
The Jamaica women’s sevens player is keen to help spread awareness of the game on the Caribbean island as one of four recipients of the scholarship scheme.
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HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series Awards 2020 winners announced
Twenty-four winners have been confirmed across six men’s and women’s award categories.
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From sevens to 15s: The likely stars of New Zealand 2021
We profile seven stars of the sevens circuit ready to make an impact at Rugby World Cup 2021 in New Zealand.
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Inspirational Jodie Ounsley breaking down barriers on and off the rugby pitch
World Rugby caught up with Sale Sharks Women and England Sevens winger Jodie Ounsley to talk about her meteoric rise within the game.
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Date set for HSBC World Rugby Sevens Awards 2020
The HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series 2020 Awards winners will be announced on Monday, 21 September.
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Kenya Lionesses out to create a rugby legacy at Tokyo 2020
The Kenya women’s rugby sevens team have been using the country’s lockdown to plan how they will take on the world at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
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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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.
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.
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
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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.
Classic Matches
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.
Philippe Bernat-Salles celebrates against New Zealand
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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 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.
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.
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.