News Archive

MasterCard renews successful RWC partnership

April 16, 2014 - 8:16pm
Rugby World Cup Limited (RWCL) has announced the re-appointment of MasterCard as a Worldwide Partner of Rugby World Cup 2015 in England, completing the prestigious tournament partner programme in record time and with record value.   more ...

Fiji's pro players plan for life after Rugby

April 16, 2014 - 8:10pm
The International Rugby Board’s commitment to assisting players with options for future career pathways was highlighted recently in France. More than 30 Fijian professional rugby players are now well on the way to preparing for life after Rugby having undergone IRB levels one and two coaching courses at Narbonne Rugby Club.  more ...

USA edge past Georgia in Juniors

April 12, 2014 - 8:26am
The USA narrowly kept their unbeaten record intact after holding off a brave challenge from Georgia to emerge with a 13-12 victory in their Pool A encounter at the IRB Junior World Rugby Trophy in Hong Kong on Friday.  more ...

IRB Unveils 2014 Pacific Nations Cup Schedule

April 09, 2014 - 9:29am
The International Rugby Board has today announced the match schedule for this year's IRB Pacific Nations Cup.  more ...

Namibia and Uruguay upset Juniors form book

April 08, 2014 - 8:56am
The form book was turned upside down on day one of the IRB Junior World Rugby Trophy 2014 in Hong Kong with fancied Canada and Japan both losing their opening Pool B matches to Namibia and Uruguay respectively on Monday.  more ...

Match schedule announced for WRWC 2014

April 08, 2014 - 4:28am
The match schedule for Women's Rugby World Cup 2014 in Paris has been announced.  more ...

New Zealand beat Australia to win China 7s

April 06, 2014 - 10:26pm
New Zealand have moved to top spot on the IRB Women's Sevens World Series after claiming victory at the China 7s in Guangzhou on Sunday.  more ...

Quarter finalists decided at the China7s

April 05, 2014 - 11:34pm
After a thrilling first day of action at the China Sevens, it's New Zealand, Canada and Australia who lead the field going into Day two.  more ...

IRB announces upcoming referee appointments

April 02, 2014 - 6:17am
The International Rugby Board has announced the match official appointments for a large number of upcoming Tests and other matches that will take place in June and early July.   more ...

Ryan predicts exciting future for Fijiana

April 02, 2014 - 5:49am
Fiji Sevens coach Ben Ryan has predicted a “huge acceleration” in the standard of the country’s women’s Sevens team in the years to come as more and more girls start to play the game in the Pacific Island nation.  more ...

New Zealand triumph in Hong Kong

March 31, 2014 - 12:31am
New Zealand beat England 26-7 to lift the Cathay Pacific/HSBC Hong Kong Sevens, round seven of the HSBC Sevens World Series.   more ...

Japan qualify as core side on World Series

March 30, 2014 - 10:52pm
Japan defeated Italy 26-5 in the final of the World Series qualifier to book their place on next season's HSBC Sevens World Series as a core side.  more ...

Australia, Fiji and New Zealand impress on day two in Hong Kong

March 30, 2014 - 5:37am
Australia were one of four sides to win all three of their pool matches to secure their place in the quarter finals of the 2014 Cathay Pacific/HSBC Hong Kong Sevens.  more ...

Defending champs off to winning start in HK

March 29, 2014 - 8:31am
Defending champions Fiji got their title defence off to a winning start, beating Wales 42-7 in a repeat of last year's final at the end of day one of the 2014 Cathay Pacific / HSBC Hong Kong Sevens.   more ...

Pools drawn for Sevens showdown in Hong Kong

March 24, 2014 - 2:24am
The pools have been drawn for round seven of the HSBC Sevens World Series, the Cathay Pacific / HSBC Hong Kong Sevens on 28-30 March 2014.  more ...

Impressive Fiji lift title in Tokyo

March 23, 2014 - 8:31pm
Fiji scored five tries in a breathless Cup final at the Prince Chichibu Memorial Ground, beating South Africa 33-26 in round six of the HSBC Sevens World Series.  more ...

Reds A go down to Argentina PAMPAS in Pacific Rugby Cup Final 36-21

March 23, 2014 - 5:29pm
St.George Queensland Reds A have lost a tightly contested match, 36-21, to the Argentina PAMPAS at Eastwood Rugby Club in Sydney.  more ...

USA join top seeds in Tokyo quarters

March 22, 2014 - 11:45pm
The USA reached their first Cup quarter final of the 2013/14 HSBC Sevens World Series at the end of an enthralling day of action at the 2014 Tokyo Sevens.  more ...

IRB appeal of disciplinary hearing upheld

March 22, 2014 - 2:10pm
An independent appeal officer has upheld an appeal by the International Rugby Board of the sanction applied to a player found to have physically abused a match official during a match in the IRB Pacific Rugby Cup in Australia recently.  more ...

IRB ConfEx set for London in November 2014

March 21, 2014 - 6:15am
The International Rugby Board has today announced that the second IRB World Rugby Conference and Exhibition (IRB World Rugby ConfEx) will take place on November 17 and 18 2014 in London.   more ...
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