World Rugby principal charity ChildFund

The confirmation that the World Rugby principal charity ChildFund will be celebrated during the Rugby World Cup is a positive social responsibility policy from the governing body. With a focus on gender equality initiatives, ChildFund works with partners, including Oceania Rugby, to provide vulnerable girls and women with opportunities to learn skills to overcome challenges […] READ MORE



Rugby Championship 2021 revealed

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For the first time in two seasons, the full complement of competing nations will be represented when The Rugby Championship 2021 was revealed last week. Including South Africa – who could not travel in 2020, due to Coronavirus restrictions – the current World Champions will again face their famous foes from the Southern Hemisphere. New […] READ MORE


James O’Connor recommits to Queensland Reds/Rugby Australia and long-term RWC2027

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Positive messages continue to come from Rugby Australia, as the news that James O’Connor recommits to the Queensland Reds, and importantly towards the Rugby World Cup 2023. The 30-year-old has re-signed for the next two seasons that will see him remain at Ballymore, until the 2023 tournament¬†in France. ūüĒź JOC signs on until 2023! #Wallabies […] READ MORE



Straight back to work: Super Rugby Trans-Tasman form must continue

By direct comparison between the Australian and New Zealand franchises, rugby fans can find where Super Rugby Trans-Tasman form has been established. Each competition crowned their own separate Super Rugby champions Saturday night; the second year that local teams claimed each nation’s domestic trophies. Now, the two opposing forces collide in a cross-border format that […] READ MORE




Women’s rugby rankings reward England

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Coming one week after victory over France, quite rightly, the International Women’s rugby rankings have rewarded England. The 10-6 win over France gave the Roses a third successive Women‚Äôs Six Nations title. World Rugby released data on the rugby rankings permutations, after last weekend’s result. It has reinforced the existing number one ranked side, while […] READ MORE