HK women's sevens head coach Iain Monaghan
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Olympic Repechage contenders Hong Kong have already conquered their ‘Everest’
Hong Kong’s women have been ‘moving mountains’ in a bid to be in the best possible shape for the World Rugby Olympic Sevens Repechage in Monaco on 18-20 June.
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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.
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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.
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Japan sevens chief hopes Tokyo Olympics continues cycle of success
With 50 days to go until the men’s final of the Olympic rugby sevens competition, Japan head coach Kensuke Iwabuchi looks forward to competing on home soil in Tokyo.
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.
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The "Rebellious" preparing to fly the Tunisian flag in Monaco
As we reach 50 days to the rugby sevens kick-off at the Tokyo Olympics, the Tunisian women's rugby sevens team prepares to play their second World Rugby Sevens Repechage in Monaco, with ambitions beyond Tokyo 2020.
Argentine 7s captain Gimena Mattus attacks during the 2019 Pan American Games.
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Argentina looking to end a difficult two years with history at Monaco sevens showdown
Argentina won't be flying into Monaco's Olympic Repechage as favourites, but that isn't stopping their dreams of Tokyo, as coach Tomás Bongiorno and captain Gime Mattus tell World Rugby.
Germany win Lodz Sevens 2019
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Germany look to new generation to defend Rugby Europe men’s sevens crown
Germany men’s sevens head coach Damian McGrath speaks to World Rugby ahead of the start of the Rugby Europe Championship Sevens Series.
HSBC New Zealand Sevens 2020 - Women's
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Emilee Cherry: Five memorable moments from the career of a rugby sevens pioneer
Following the announcement that Cherry will hang up her boots prior to the Tokyo Olympics, we recap some of her best moments in the green and gold of Australia.
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Brazil women launch rebrand ahead of Tokyo Olympics
As the Brazilian Yaras continue their preparation for the Olympic Games in Chula Vista, USA, they are introducing a new and distinctive brand.
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.
Elena Zdrokova of Russia
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Russia’s Elena Zdrokova: “Repechage defeat has made us stronger”
After the heartache of missing out on Rio 2016, Russia’s women will head to Monaco next month determined to win the World Rugby Sevens Repechage.
SEVENS PICTURE
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Monaco set to welcome fans for Olympic Games Sevens Repechage
Teams competing in Monaco for the final places available at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games will be boosted by confirmation that fans will be able to attend the event on 19-20 June.
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
Papua New Guinea's Marie Biyama on the attack
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Papua New Guinea Olympic qualification would be huge achievement for “the country as a whole”
World Rugby caught up with PNG head coach Paul Tietjens and captain Kymlie Rapilla ahead of the Olympic repechage tournament in Monaco.
Rugby World Cup 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.
Australia's Wallaroos
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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.
RWC 2021 Brand Mark
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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.
World Rugby WXV
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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.
Rugby World Cup 2021 Draw
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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.
Springbok Women
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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.
Kelly Brazier playing Hong Kong at RWC 2017
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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.
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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.
Alhambra Nievas - Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens 2017 - Women's
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Pioneering Olympic female referee Alhambra Nievas excited by the next generation
As the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games draw ever closer, we talk to Alhambra Nievas about her experience of refereeing the women’s gold medal match in Rio and look at how far female officials have come since that momentous occasion.
Around The Regions
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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.
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.
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.
Beth Dickens at Murrayfield
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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.
Photo of captain Babalwa Latsha playing for South Africa against Scotland
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Historic televised match helps women’s rugby become visible in South Africa
We spoke to Babalwa Latsha and Lynne Cantwell following the historic broadcast of the Women’s Premier Division match between Western Province and Boland Dames last weekend.
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.
2020 HSBC Sevens
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Olympic qualification would bring Samoa together in celebration, says Auimatagi Sapani
Samoa’s men’s and women’s sevens teams are both scheduled to compete in next month’s repechage tournament for the Olympic Games in Tokyo.
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.
Saracens Women v Bristol Bears Women - Allianz Premier 15s
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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.
Rugby commentator Nick Heath
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Commentator Nick Heath welcomes media upsurge during Women's Six Nations
Rugby commentator Nick Heath says the Women’s Six Nations 2021 has been a triumph in terms of its media coverage.
England v Scotland - Women's Six Nations
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Eight players whose stock rose in the Women’s Six Nations 2021
The pick of the players from Women’s Six Nations 2021 revealed in a Championship that was short in length but not in individual quality.
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.
England v France - Women's Six Nations
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Five things we learned from the Women’s Six Nations 2021
Following an enthralling end to this year’s women’s Championship, we take a look at the biggest takeaways from the past three weeks.
Power Game
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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.
Beth Dickens at Murrayfield
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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.
Saracens Women v Bristol Bears Women - Allianz Premier 15s
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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.
Sene Naoupu scores try for Ireland
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Ireland star Sene Naoupu hoping to help International Rugby Players achieve “game-changer objectives”
Following her appointment as Head of Strategic Projects and Research at IRP, we caught up with the Irish centre.
Lao Rugby Unstoppables
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Lao Rugby Unstoppables hope to “make the environment better” for future generation
We spoke to Lao Rugby Federation CEO Viengsamai Souksavanh, who organised a networking event in Vientiane that brought together 17 Unstoppable females from the country’s rugby community.
Keep Rugby Clean RWC 2017
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Educating young people “the best way of changing behaviours” around doping says Deb Robinson
On Play True Day, World Rugby anti-doping advisory committee chair, Deb Robinson discusses the importance of keeping rugby and sport clean.
Women's Rugby Super Series 2019 - USA v France - Photo: David Barpal
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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.
Women's Rugby World Cup 1991 - USA celebrate
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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.
Born Leaders
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.
Bella Milo playing for Valley
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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.
Ireland v Australia - Women's Rugby World Cup 2017
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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.
Sophie Spence
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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.
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.
Glasgow Warriors v Southern Kings - Guinness Pro14 Round 5
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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.
Sevens Heaven
HK women's sevens head coach Iain Monaghan
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Olympic Repechage contenders Hong Kong have already conquered their ‘Everest’
Hong Kong’s women have been ‘moving mountains’ in a bid to be in the best possible shape for the World Rugby Olympic Sevens Repechage in Monaco on 18-20 June.
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Japan sevens chief hopes Tokyo Olympics continues cycle of success
With 50 days to go until the men’s final of the Olympic rugby sevens competition, Japan head coach Kensuke Iwabuchi looks forward to competing on home soil in Tokyo.
Argentine 7s captain Gimena Mattus attacks during the 2019 Pan American Games.
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Argentina looking to end a difficult two years with history at Monaco sevens showdown
Argentina won't be flying into Monaco's Olympic Repechage as favourites, but that isn't stopping their dreams of Tokyo, as coach Tomás Bongiorno and captain Gime Mattus tell World Rugby.
Germany win Lodz Sevens 2019
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Germany look to new generation to defend Rugby Europe men’s sevens crown
Germany men’s sevens head coach Damian McGrath speaks to World Rugby ahead of the start of the Rugby Europe Championship Sevens Series.
HSBC New Zealand Sevens 2020 - Women's
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Emilee Cherry: Five memorable moments from the career of a rugby sevens pioneer
Following the announcement that Cherry will hang up her boots prior to the Tokyo Olympics, we recap some of her best moments in the green and gold of Australia.
Elena Zdrokova of Russia
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Russia’s Elena Zdrokova: “Repechage defeat has made us stronger”
After the heartache of missing out on Rio 2016, Russia’s women will head to Monaco next month determined to win the World Rugby Sevens Repechage.
SEVENS PICTURE
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Monaco set to welcome fans for Olympic Games Sevens Repechage
Teams competing in Monaco for the final places available at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games will be boosted by confirmation that fans will be able to attend the event on 19-20 June.
Papua New Guinea's Marie Biyama on the attack
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Papua New Guinea Olympic qualification would be huge achievement for “the country as a whole”
World Rugby caught up with PNG head coach Paul Tietjens and captain Kymlie Rapilla ahead of the Olympic repechage tournament in Monaco.
Photo of Mexico men's sevens coach Pablo Guerrero
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Mexico's sevens Serpents ready to grow in Monaco Olympic Repechage
Mexico will be traveling to the final Olympic qualifying tournament with both its male and female teams aiming to reach Tokyo. But qualification isn't the only goal they are preparing to meet in the sovereign city-state.
All Blacks Sevens v Australia Sevens - International Sevens Trans-Tasman Series
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New Zealand warm up for Olympics with near-perfect weekend in Trans-Tasman Sevens
The All Blacks Sevens won all six matches against Australia, while the Black Ferns Sevens lost only one, to lay down a sizable marker on the road to Tokyo.
2019 HSBC Cape Town Sevens: Day 3
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Australia and New Zealand take next step on road to Tokyo with Trans-Tasman Sevens
International rugby sevens will return to New Zealand for the first time in almost 16 months this weekend, when Australia’s men and women take on their Kiwi counterparts over three days in Auckland.
Rugby Africa Solidarity Sevens Camp
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Rugby Africa Solidarity Sevens Camps provide a boost for continent’s Olympic hopes
We caught up with those involved in the recent camp in Stellenbosch to gauge its impact on the road to Tokyo.
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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DHL and Tudor begin the countdown to Rugby World Cup Sevens 2022
World Rugby today welcomes its first partners for Rugby World Cup Sevens 2022 following the appointments of DHL as Official Logistic Partner and Tudor as Official Timekeeper as they extend their respective partnerships ahead of the eighth edition of the tournament.
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Olympic excitement builds ahead of World Rugby Sevens Repechage draw
Twelve women’s teams and 10 men’s teams to compete for the final two women’s and one men’s places at the rescheduled Tokyo Olympics.
2020 HSBC Sevens
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Olympic qualification would bring Samoa together in celebration, says Auimatagi Sapani
Samoa’s men’s and women’s sevens teams are both scheduled to compete in next month’s repechage tournament for the Olympic Games in Tokyo.
Classic Matches
Women's Rugby Super Series 2019 - USA v France - Photo: David Barpal
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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.
Women's Rugby World Cup 1991 - USA celebrate
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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.
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.