Source: World Rugby

Ireland to host Women’s Rugby World Cup 2017

Dublin and Belfast will host Women’s Rugby World Cup 2017 after World Rugby awarded the hosting rights for the prestigious tournament to the Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU). With women’s rugby continuing to experience record global growth, the pool stages will be held at University College Dublin, before the world’s top female rugby players convene

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Rugby union laws review process kicks off

The quadrennial laws review process has kicked off with technical experts beginning the process of critiquing the game’s law book following commentary and feedback submitted by unions. Every four years, the governing body runs a health-check on the laws of the game with a view to ensuring the enhancement of player welfare, the maximisation of

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England Women’s Player of the Year Award 2015 Nominees

The Rugby Players’ Association (RPA) today announced the shortlist for The Sunday Times England Women’s Player of the Year Award 2015, which will be presented at the RPA Players’ Awards on Wednesday 13th May at Battersea Evolution, London. The Sunday Times England Women’s Player of the Year award recognises the tremendous talent in England women’s

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Source: Judy Teasdale

Rugby sevens regional qualifiers set for Rio 2016 Olympic Games

With global excitement building ahead of rugby sevens’ Olympic Games debut at Rio 2016, World Rugby has announced the location and dates for the regional qualification tournaments that will deliver six men’s and six women’s teams to the Games. The top four teams in the respective men’s and women’s World Rugby Sevens Series standings are

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