Source: World Rugby

World Rugby rolled out record testing programme in 2014

More anti-doping tests were carried out by World Rugby last year than at any other point since testing began, underlining its commitment to maintaining a level playing field in the game. Rugby’s governing body has long believed in the preventative power of education to back-up its targeted testing programmes and delivered mandatory education workshops to

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Source: World Rugby

World Rugby signs historic agreement with International Gay Rugby

World Rugby and International Gay Rugby (IGR) have signed an historic agreement to collaborate on the continued promotion of equality and inclusivity in rugby. The agreement, signed at World Rugby House in Dublin last week, outlines a commitment between the two organisations to work together to educate and eliminate homophobia in rugby. Under the terms

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Source: England Rugby

Rugby volunteers given England treat

Stuart Lancaster and the England players have again paid tribute to the army of volunteers who underpin rugby in this country. A total of 15 volunteers belonging to clubs across the country were invited to watch the England senior squad train at Pennyhill Park – the team’s base during the RBS 6 Nations – in

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Source: World Rugby

More women are playing rugby than ever before

  Participation grows by 270,000 in 2014 Global total reaches record 1.77 million Record numbers of girls able to Get Into Rugby as the game celebrates International Women’s Day The global rugby community has united to celebrate the growth and development of women’s rugby on International Women’s Day under the theme ‘Make It Happen’. World

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