Rugby Sevens set for 2022 launch in Las Vegas
A new U.S. rugby sevens league will launch next October, which organisers say will pit 12 top international teams against four new U.S. franchises.
COVID-19: 14 positive cases in Munster squad
Munster reported 13 new COVID-19 cases in their camp in South Africa, taking the total count to 14, as the remainder of the squad departed Cape Town on Tuesday, the Irish rugby team said.
European rugby teams stuck in SA after positive COVID tests
Cardiff remain unable to leave South Africa as planned on Sunday after they returned positive COVID-19 cases, although the majority of the Munster squad have been cleared to return to home.
COVID-19: Men's Barbarians match called off
The men's Barbarians match against Samoa at Twickenham on Saturday was cancelled 90 minutes before kickoff after four players and two members of the staff in the Barbarians camp tested positive for COVID-19.
SA sport in chaos as new COVID variant threatens multiple events
South African sport faced a shutdown on Friday due to the detection of a new coronavirus variant, with British rugby teams scrambling to leave before travel restrictions are imposed, and the first event of golf's new-look DP World Tour under threat.
Erasmus withdraws appeal, apologises to officials
South Africa's director of rugby Rassie Erasmus has withdrawn his appeal against a two-month ban and apologised to referee Nic Berry for his 62-minute video critique of the match official after the first Test against the British & Irish Lions in July.
Jones questions Itoje as future England captain
Eddie Jones does not view England lock Maro Itoje as a future England captain, despite sending him to acting classes to try and improve his leadership skills.
RA pledges not to blow World Cup revenue
Rugby Australia boss Andy Marinos has pledged to not repeat the mistakes of the past, with the governing body already planning an endowment fund to manage the financial windfall that will be generated by hosting the 2027 Rugby World Cup.
World Rugby amends rule to allow players to switch national teams
International rugby players will be allowed to switch national teams from next year subject to certain criteria, the World Rugby Council announced on Wednesday.
Australia named 'preferred candidate' for RWC 2027
Australia has been announced as the "preferred candidate" for the 2027 Rugby World Cup, virtually guaranteeing the tournament will return Down Under for the first time in 24 years.
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