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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Source: England Rugby

Bill Beaumont elected World Rugby Chairman

Beaumont unanimously elected Chairman and will begin term on 1 July Agustín Pichot becomes first-ever Argentinian to serve as Vice-Chairman Elections cap historic day for World Rugby as new governance model is implemented Rugby experiencing record global growth and popularity with 7.73 million players Bill Beaumont and Agustín Pichot have been elected World Rugby Chairman

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Source: World Rugby

Clermont-Ferrand confirmed as Women’s Sevens Series host

The HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series will reach its thrilling finale in the centre of France next May. Clermont-Ferrand adds to global schedule of HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series destinations Series off to a flying start as world’s top female sevens players eye Rio 2016 Women’s rugby experiencing unprecedented global growth The HSBC

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