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Tag: World Rugby

Wallabies coach quits after World Cup loss

Cheika had previously indicated he would not reapply for his job if they failed to win the tournament.

Over 50 mil in Japan watch hosts’ win over Scotland

The viewership figures are higher than the audience of the 2002 Fifa World Cup final which was also held in Japan.

Japanese rugby jerseys selling like hot cakes

Replica kits fly off shelves as Brave Blossoms reach World Cup quarterfinals.

Japan dedicate historic victory to typhoon victims

Japan is the first Asian country to qualify for the quarterfinals.

Canadian rugby players help typhoon recovery efforts after match cancelled

Canada was scheduled to play Namibia but the match was cancelled because of the expected impact of the typhoon.

Ireland cruise past Samoa into quarter-finals despite Aki red

Centre Bundee Aki became the seventh player to be shown a red card at the tournament but Ireland were already 21-5 up at that stage.

World Rugby apologise for song gaffe after coach’s ‘Georgia not Russia’...

World Cup's insensitive blunder particularly embarrassing given countries’ tense relations.

World rugby body backs Welsh action over coach betting allegations

Rob Howley sent home by Wales Rugby Union four days before World Cup for possible gambling.

World Rugby target major growth for women’s game

The global governing body of rugby union said there were already 2.7 million women playing the game.

Australia ‘on board’ with international revamp

The revamp of international rugby would have the world's top 12 nations all playing each other once every year.

Red cards to stay despite outcry, World Rugby Chief says

Brett Gosper stated that red cards will remain part of rugby in order to crack down on concussion-related injuries.

World Rugby advises teams to cover up tattoos at Japan World...

World Rugby has advised both players and supporters to cover up tattoos during the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan to avoid causing offence to their hosts.