Ireland will have both a male and female team compete at next year’s Rugby Sevens World Cup for the first time in the Irish Rugby Football Union's history.
World Rugby have appointed Tom Hill as the governing body's chief commercial officer.
Fiji have sealed their place at the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan after coming from seven points down to beat Tonga 14-10 in Nuku'alofa today.
The United States have sealed their place at the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan following a comfortable victory over North American rivals Canada today.
New Zealand won the final event of the Women's World Rugby Sevens Series in Clermont-Ferrand in France and were crowned as overall champions in the process.
New Zealand edged closer to a fourth Women’s World Rugby Sevens Series title after completing the group stage undefeated today in France.
New Zealand are set to claim their fourth Women’s World Rugby Sevens Series title as the season’s final stage comes to Clermont-Ferrand in France.
New Zealand dethroned defending champions England in brutal fashion with a thumping 64-17 victory in the final of the World Rugby Under-20 Championship in Georgia.
England captain Zach Mercer scored a late converted try to put his country through to their fifth consecutive final at the World Rugby Under-20 Championship in Georgia.
Australia’s women’s rugby sevens national team have received an extra AUS$500,000 (£298,000/$377,000/€336,000) in funding as they prepare for the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast.
World Rugby Executive Committee member Bob Latham has said the international governing body is particularly keen to see more women’s sevens events held in China as part of its attempts to tap into the East Asian nation’s sport market.
South Africa moved into the last four of the World Rugby Under-20 Championship after scoring 11 tries against Argentina in the final round of pool stage matches in Georgia today.
Mastercard has renewed as a worldwide partner of the Rugby World Cup for the 2019 edition in Japan.
Ireland's miserable start to their World Rugby Under-20 Championship campaign continued as they were beaten by Scotland at the AIA Stadium in Kutaisi.
United World Sports has announced the official launch of the North American Super 7s Rugby League.