Source: Martin Seras Lima World Rugby

Alhambra Nievas joins World Rugby Referee Development Team

World Rugby has today announced that Alhambra Nievas will take up a new full-time role as Referee Development Manager with the governing body. The Spaniard, who recently announced her retirement from refereeing, has extensive experience as a match official across both 15s and sevens and has been a regular on the HSBC World Rugby Women’s

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Women’s Sevens Series increases to six rounds

World Rugby has announced the schedule for the women’s HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series 2019. Rugby sevens continues to engage global audiences and break new ground. The men’s and women’s HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series 2018 saw record-breaking fan engagement figures with more than 120 million video views, a 60 per cent increase on 2017.

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Source: Martin Seras Lima World Rugby

Match officials announced for 2018 Women’s 6 Nations

World Rugby has announced the match official appointments for the Women’s 6 Nations 2018, which kicks off on Friday, 2 February. Following a ground-breaking year for women’s rugby on and off the field, there is huge anticipation ahead of what promises to be a hugely competitive tournament. World Rugby referee of the year and Women’s

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Source: INPHO

Beaumont hails historic governance reform

World Rugby has underscored its commitment to furthering gender equality at all levels of the organisation by announcing sweeping reform of its Council with an ambition of at least one-third women’s representation from next year. In an historic and unprecedented decision spearheaded by Chairman Bill Beaumont, World Rugby will increase the number of people who

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Source: World Rugby

Rugby celebrates Olympic Day

The global rugby family has joined the international sporting community in celebrating #OlympicDay as excitement builds ahead of rugby sevens’ Olympic Games debut at Rio 2016. With 43 days to go until the Games, preparations are on track for very special and successful rugby sevens events and World Rugby has been leading the #OlympicDay celebrations

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