South Africa’s preparations for the upcoming British and Irish Lions tour have suffered a blow after three players tested positive for COVID-19, forcing the entire squad into isolation.
Hosts and reigning champions New Zealand are set to meet rivals Australia on the opening day of next year's rescheduled Rugby World Cup.
Rugby Australia chairman Hamish McLennan has claimed staging the 2027 Rugby World Cup will be a "once-in-a-generation opportunity" for the country after formally launching its bid to stage the tournament in six years’ time.
The British and Irish Lions' tour to South Africa is set to be played behind closed doors, with matches held in either Cape Town, Johannesburg or Pretoria, following a revised schedule.
The Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU) has called off its men’s national team’s tour to Fiji due to the coronavirus pandemic.
World Rugby is looking to create new emerging nations competitions by 2022, "unify" the men's international 15s and sevens calendars and launch a plan to "accelerate" diversity and inclusion across all levels of the game.
The Women’s Six Nations fixture between Ireland and France is in doubt because of quarantine restrictions which are set to be introduced between the two countries.
Massimo Cuttitta, the former Italy rugby union captain, has died from COVID-19 complications at the age of 54.
Organisers of the 2023 Rugby World Cup have underlined plans to sell a record 2.6 million tickets for the event after the first tranche went on sale.
France scored a dramatic try with the clock on red in Paris last night to deny Wales the Grand Slam and keep the Six Nations Championship alive until the very last act on Friday (March 26).
World Rugby interim chief executive Alan Gilpin has described the launched of WXV - a new women’s international competition - as a "landmark" moment for the sport and believes it will be the "catalyst" to growing the women’s game.
French rugby head coach left bubble before COVID-19 outbreak as Sports Minister threatens Six Nations axe
French Rugby Federation (FFR) President Bernard Laporte has backed Fabien Galthie after it emerged the country's head coach left the team's coronavirus bubble before an outbreak of cases among the squad.
Five French rugby union players have now tested positive for coronavirus with the outbreak in the team's camp playing havoc with their Six Nations campaign.
New Zealand rugby legend Dan Carter - regarded as one of the greatest fly-halves to have played the game - has announced his retirement.
This year’s women’s and under-20 Six Nations Championships have been postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic, but the men’s tournament is still expected to go ahead as planned.