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Rugby World Cup 2021: Former South Africa 15s international and current South Africa Women’s U20 head coach Laurian Johannes confirmed as Rugby World Cup 2021 coach interns

RWC 2021 Coaching Internship Programme is fully funded by World Rugby, as part of IOC international development grant

All nine Rugby World Cup 2021 qualified teams to avail of Coaching Internship Programme opportunity; Six RWC 2021 participating unions confirm coaching interns; Announcement marks one year to go until RWC 2021 with the tournament to be hosted for the first time in the southern hemisphere; Selected participants to be…

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Video - Eddie Jones: “I want to see rugby being the number one sport in the world”

Some 265 participants from World Rugby’s virtual High Performance Academy have been learning from some of the best rugby coaches in the world

Back to school. Some 265 participants from World Rugby’s (www.World.Rugby) virtual High Performance Academy have been learning from some of the best rugby coaches in the world to prepare themselves for when international rugby restarts. Launched in May when most of the world was in lockdown during the COVID-19 pandemic,…

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Date set for HSBC World Rugby Sevens Awards 2020

Nine unions nominated across the men’s and women’s UL Mark of Excellence Award and Cigna Pressure Play Awards

HSBC World Rugby (https://www.WorldRugby.org) Sevens Series Award winners to be announced on 21 September; Twenty-four winners to be announced across six men’s and women’s award categories; Nine unions nominated across the men’s and women’s UL Mark of Excellence Award and Cigna Pressure Play Awards; Fan voting opens for Cigna Pressure…

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World Rugby launches search for global rugby fan panel

Selected volunteers to be invited onto the official global rugby fan panel

World Rugby (www.World.Rugby) launches global rugby fan survey; selected volunteers to be invited onto the official global rugby fan panel; 12 million socially active fans across World Rugby’s digital channels; Nielsen’s global Sports DNA fan study finds global rugby fanbase stands at 405 million post Rugby World Cup 2019 Today World…

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World Rugby announces innovative Rugby World Cup 2021 Coaching Internship Programme

Programme will create quality deployment opportunities for aspiring elite female coaches in high-performance environments

Transformational Rugby World Cup (https://www.WorldRugby.org) 2021 Coaching Internship Programme opens for all RWC 2021 participating unions; Programme will create quality deployment opportunities for aspiring elite female coaches in high-performance environments; Selected participants to be fully embedded for 12 months in RWC 2021 national squad management teams; Programme aims to address…

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Rugby Sevens Boosted by Preparation Investment Ahead of Olympic Games

World Rugby has announced details of a rugby sevens investment strategy to optimise the sport’s preparation for, and participation at, the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

Funding boost of US$2.5 million to optimise teams’ Olympic preparations for Tokyo Games; HSBC World Rugby (https://www.WorldRugby.org) Sevens Series 2021 contingency plans progressing towards a return to action in Hong Kong and Singapore in April 2021; Events in Hamilton and Sydney will not take place in 2021 Series, returning in…

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World Rugby announces joint men’s and women’s Rugby World Cup host selection process

Approach supports key objectives of World Rugby's Women in Rugby Plan

For the first time two men’s and women’s RWCs will be awarded at the same time; Integrated process enables a strategic roadmap for hosting of showcase 15s events; Collaborative process aims to identify and develop partnerships that will optimise host nation and World Rugby delivery, financial and legacy objectives; Joint…

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Plans revised for HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series 2021

Health and wellbeing of the rugby community and the wider public remains top priority

Working group formed to review schedule for a safe, secure and impactful return to action; Combined events in Dubai and Cape Town will not take place in 2021 Series; Health and wellbeing of the rugby community and the wider public remains top priority; New Zealand were awarded men’s and women’s…

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Qualification process set for Rugby World Cup 2023

The Rugby Africa Cup 2022 winner will qualify directly and the runner-up team will go to Final Qualification

World Rugby (www.WorldRugby.org) has announced details of the qualification process for Rugby World Cup 2023 in France. Download Rugby World Cup 2023 – Qualification Pathway Q/A: https://bit.ly/2MGnnNM Following the most competitive and widely-acclaimed Rugby World Cup to date in Japan, the qualification process is designed to deliver the top teams in the…

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World Rugby launches virtual High Performance Academy

More than 20 training and education modules available on World Rugby Passport site

Rugby activity continuing online; Webinars aimed at ensuring optimal alignment and capacity when rugby restarts; World Rugby (www.World.Rugby) Virtual High Performance Academy launches; World Rugby match official education launches; More than 20 training and education modules available on World Rugby Passport (https://passport.WorldRugby.org) site. In a ground-breaking initiative, World Rugby’s High Performance, Match Officials and Training and…