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From The42 Scottish Rugby Unions expresses 'regret' and pays €82k fine to World Rugby Reprimanded

Scottish Rugby Unions expresses 'regret' and pays €82k fine to World Rugby

The union’s CEO, Mark Dodson, threatened legal action during the World Cup.

From The42 Boks clean sweep at World Rugby awards as du Toit wins Player of the Year Top Honour

Boks clean sweep at World Rugby awards as du Toit wins Player of the Year

Rassie Erasmus was named Coach of the Year, while South Africa earned Team of the Year.

From The42 21-year-old Tom Curry among nominees for World Rugby Player of the Year Shortlist

21-year-old Tom Curry among nominees for World Rugby Player of the Year

Ardie Savea, Alun Wyn Jones, Pieter-Steph du Toit, Cheslin Kolbe, and Joe Taufete’e are also up for the award.

From The42 Japan's Joseph among nominees for World Rugby Coach of the Year Shortlist

Japan's Joseph among nominees for World Rugby Coach of the Year

Eddie Jones, Rassie Erasmus, Warren Gatland, and Steve Hansen are also on the shortlist.

From The42 Peyper apologies for 'inappropriate' photo as Owens and Garcès get semi-finals Referees

Peyper apologies for 'inappropriate' photo as Owens and Garcès get semi-finals

The South African referee was not considered for selection this weekend.

From The42 'Explanations will be necessary' - France upset over Jaco Peyper photo Controversy

'Explanations will be necessary' - France upset over Jaco Peyper photo

The South African referee has come under fire for a photo shared on social media.

From The42 Scottish Rugby Union hopes for a 'fair hearing' after misconduct charge Dispute

Scottish Rugby Union hopes for a 'fair hearing' after misconduct charge

The SRU has questioned whether it is ‘appropriate’ for World Rugby to charge them.

From The42 World Rugby refutes allegations made against Ireland in Sunday Times Cleared

World Rugby refutes allegations made against Ireland in Sunday Times

World Rugby COO Alan Gilpin confirmed no discussion took place with the IRFU regarding Japan’s pool fixture against Scotland.

From The42 World Rugby refers Scottish Rugby Union to independent disputes committee Legal Threats

World Rugby refers Scottish Rugby Union to independent disputes committee

The Scots threatened legal action against the game’s governing body last week.

From The42 World Rugby hits back at 'disappointing' comments from Scottish Rugby Union Statement

World Rugby hits back at 'disappointing' comments from Scottish Rugby Union

Sunday’s game between the Scots and Japan will either go ahead as scheduled or be cancelled.

From The42 Anger and frustration entirely fair as World Rugby's greatest fear realised CONTINGENCY

Anger and frustration entirely fair as World Rugby's greatest fear realised

Supporters, players, and coaches are entitled to be deeply disappointed with the cancellations.

From The42 'It's ridiculous that there was no Plan B' - Italy's Parisse slams World Rugby Angry

'It's ridiculous that there was no Plan B' - Italy's Parisse slams World Rugby

The Italians’ World Cup clash with the All Blacks has been cancelled.

From The42 World Rugby call media briefing amidst fears of cancelled World Cup games Typhoon Hagibis

World Rugby call media briefing amidst fears of cancelled World Cup games

The super typhoon is currently forecast to hit Yokohama and the Tokyo area on Saturday.

From The42 World Rugby monitoring typhoon that could hit Ireland's World Cup campaign Hagibis

World Rugby monitoring typhoon that could hit Ireland's World Cup campaign

Forecasts are suggesting that Hagibis could hit Japan this weekend.

From The42 Ireland get World Rugby feedback that three offside penalties were incorrect Ref Review

Ireland get World Rugby feedback that three offside penalties were incorrect

Joe Schmidt said two of the calls came from Jerome Garces, who refs the clash with Russia on Thursday.

From The42 World Rugby release statement criticising World Cup refereeing standards Stinging

World Rugby release statement criticising World Cup refereeing standards

The governing body says it is ‘confident of the highest standards of officiating’ moving forward.

From The42 Beer, squad sizes, CVC, and growing the game - World Rugby launches the World Cup Kampai

Beer, squad sizes, CVC, and growing the game - World Rugby launches the World Cup

It was an interesting press conference in Tokyo with the tournament starting in three days.

From The42 World Rugby confident there's no 'systematic doping problem' in the sport Drugs In Rugby

World Rugby confident there's no 'systematic doping problem' in the sport

CEO Brett Gosper did admit to some concerns about ‘community’ levels of the game.

From The42 Schmidt's Ireland can go top of world rankings with big win in Cardiff Top Spot

Schmidt's Ireland can go top of world rankings with big win in Cardiff

Despite being hammered by England last time out, Ireland can secure top spot.

From The42 Schmidt calls for consistency and choice amidst World Rugby's high tackle focus Concerns

Schmidt calls for consistency and choice amidst World Rugby's high tackle focus

The Ireland coach has concerns about the governing body’s attempts to clamp down on the foul play.

From The42 France second row Gabrillagues handed six-week ban for illegal clearout RWC2019

France second row Gabrillagues handed six-week ban for illegal clearout

A World Rugby disciplinary committee deemed that the act of foul play against Scotland was intentional.

From The42 'Both teams wanted to play' - World Rugby defends pitch decision in Samoa Mudbath

'Both teams wanted to play' - World Rugby defends pitch decision in Samoa

The Pacific Nations Cup clash was played in tough conditions.

From The42 World Cup teams prepare for strong sanctions of high tackles in Japan RWC2019

World Cup teams prepare for strong sanctions of high tackles in Japan

World Rugby’s new framework has brought an increased focus on clamping down on illegal tackles.

From The42 Best offers input as World Rugby outlaws dangerous 'axial loading' in scrums Player Welfare

Best offers input as World Rugby outlaws dangerous 'axial loading' in scrums

The governing body has announced an amendment to its law book.

From The42 New 50:22 kicking rule among World Rugby's latest law proposals Laws

New 50:22 kicking rule among World Rugby's latest law proposals

Reducing the number of permitted substitutions will also be discussed by the governing body’s review group in London this week.

From The42 World Rugby shelves Nations Championship plan Not A Runner

World Rugby shelves Nations Championship plan

Rugby union chiefs wanted to launch a new cross-hemisphere championship from 2022.

From The42 England U20 hooker handed five-week ban for upending Ireland's Hodnett Banned This post contains videos

England U20 hooker handed five-week ban for upending Ireland's Hodnett

Alfie Barbeary’s U20 World Championship is over after a moment of madness.

From The42 World Rugby aims for consistency with new high tackle framework Decisions

World Rugby aims for consistency with new high tackle framework

Owen Farrell’s shoulder charge against South Africa last November should have seen him yellow-carded.

From The42 'Our goal is to get a Tier 2 nation into the World Cup quarter-finals' Pacific Pride

'Our goal is to get a Tier 2 nation into the World Cup quarter-finals'

World Rugby has been running a Pacific Islands Combine in recent years.

From The42 'We believe in the women's game as a commercial entity' Women In Rugby

'We believe in the women's game as a commercial entity'

World Rugby wants to see female coaches ‘cracking through barriers’.

From The42 World Rugby to continue Nations Championship push at Dublin meetings Big Decisions

World Rugby to continue Nations Championship push at Dublin meetings

The governing body’s CEO, Brett Gosper, admitted that there are ‘some big decisions to make.’

From The42 'I wasn't ever going to buy an Irish jersey, I was going to earn an Irish jersey' Unstoppable

'I wasn't ever going to buy an Irish jersey, I was going to earn an Irish jersey'

Ireland international Leah Lyons remembers how she was inspired as a youngster.

From The42 50/22 kicking and yellow card upgrades among possible World Rugby law trials Law Trials

50/22 kicking and yellow card upgrades among possible World Rugby law trials

The global body is hoping to make rugby safer and simpler to play.

From The42 Schmidt's Ireland drop below Wales in latest World Rugby rankings Trading Places

Schmidt's Ireland drop below Wales in latest World Rugby rankings

Warren Gatland’s Grand Slam winners are now the highest-ranked northern hemisphere nation.

From The42 World Rugby cuts semi-finals in revamped Nations Championship plan worth £5 billion Crunch Talks

World Rugby cuts semi-finals in revamped Nations Championship plan worth £5 billion

World Rugby met in Dublin on Thursday to open crisis talks with the sport’s top power brokers.

'We want to be part of key decisions': Players call for a seat at World Rugby table

Rugby bosses are due to meet in Dublin on Thursday to discuss the Nations Championship plan.

From The42 Six Nations considering whopping £500m offer from investors CVC Global Game

Six Nations considering whopping £500m offer from investors CVC

News of the bid comes on the eve of a crucial World Rugby meeting about the proposed Nations Championship.

From The42 English and French leagues hint at legal action over Nations Championship Opposition

English and French leagues hint at legal action over Nations Championship

PRL and LNR say World Rugby has broken an agreement about future plans for the international game.

From The42 World Rugby insists it wants promotion/relegation in Nations Championship Future Vision

World Rugby insists it wants promotion/relegation in Nations Championship

Rugby’s governing body has moved to officially clarify its position on the new Nations Championship.

From The42 World Rugby calls meeting in Dublin after backlash around World League Discussions

World Rugby calls meeting in Dublin after backlash around World League

The governing body’s chairman, Bill Beaumont, will meet representatives of the tier one nations, as well as Japan and Fiji.

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