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World Rugby and players strengthen partnership

Sixth meeting of the Rugby Athletes’ Commission takes place in Cape Town Athlete representatives discuss key issues facing players Actions agreed for 2020 building on new and existing projects Ensuring the voice of the players continues to be at the heart of rugby’s global decision-making processes as rugby accelerates into a decade of growth and

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China women qualify for Tokyo 2020

Sean Horan, New Zealand women’s silver medal-winning coach at Rio 2016, is set to lead another side at an Olympic Games after his new charges China used their recent HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series experience to overpower a largely youthful Hong Kong team and win the Asia Rugby qualification tournament on home soil in Guangzhou,

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Eight women’s teams vying for Olympic qualification

Eight women’s teams will compete at the Asia Women’s Sevens in Guangzhou, China on 9-10 November for Asia’s second place at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. The winners of the two-day tournament, hosted at the Guangzhou University Town Sports Centre, will earn automatic qualification to next year’s summer Games with the teams finishing in second

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Typhoon Hagibis and the World Cup 2021

Typhoon Hagibis has hit the 2019 World Cup hard and caused a massive reaction from disappointed players, officials and spectators. It has its bearing too on the course of the next World Cup, to be fought out in New Zealand in two years time. As two greats of the Italian game, Leonardo Ghiraldini and Sergio

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England Women Sevens squad named for World Series opener

England Women Sevens head coach Charlie Hayter has named his squad for the opening round of the 2019/20 HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series in Glendale, Colorado on 5-6 October 2019 (streamed live on WorldRugby.org). Jodie Ounsley is set to make her World Series debut after joining from Tyrrells Premier 15s outfit Loughborough Lightning this

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