Rugby World Cup

U.S. Will Bid for Rugby World Cup

The United States will bid to host a Rugby World Cup in 2027, 2029 and/or 2031 after a recently completed feasibility study and dialogue with World Rugby showed that the event could be a success. The feasibility group, along with USA Rugby, will now transition from an exploratory phase to bid planning and preparation ahead […]

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HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series 2021 Schedule Unveiled

The HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series schedule for 2021 has been released with four men’s and five women’s rounds, along with potentially two more men’s rounds, as part of a condensed season that will start in May. The 2021 Series kicks off with back-to-back women’s events in Marcoussis, Paris, on May 15–16 and May 22–23 […]

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World Rugby Launches Women’s Rugby Campaign

World Rugby, the sport’s international federation, has unveiled a new global identity, brand proposition and campaign to boost interest, participation and investment in women’s rugby. The “Women In Rugby” campaign, supported by USA Rugby, will feature a dedicated website—www.women.rugby—in an effort to continue what has been considerable growth in participation among women. Since 2017, women’s […]

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Dan Payne Named CEO of Rugby Americas

World Rugby has appointed Dan Payne as chief executive officer of Rugby Americas, which comprises representatives of World Rugby regional associations, Rugby Americas North and Sudamerica Rugby. Under the leadership of Agustín Pichot, Rugby Americas serves as the driving force behind the advancement of community and elite rugby within the Americas. Payne currently serves as CEO of USA Rugby, a […]

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