Rugby World Cup


World Rugby welcomes Gallagher as official partner of Women's Rugby

World Rugby and Gallagher, a global insurance brokerage, risk management and consulting services company, today announced a multi-year global partnership establishing Gallagher as an Official Partner of Women's Rugby and Rugby World Cup 2025. The announcement signifies Gallagher's commitment to developing participation in the women's game around the world.

As part of the partnership...


Red Roses reach World Cup Final

The sporting weekend kicked off in thrilling fashion with an extremely tense victory for England’s Red Roses over Canada in the semi-finals of the Rugby World Cup in New Zealand.

From the very beginning, the amateurs from Canada were outstanding, forcing England into some early errors but the Red Roses turned to their powerful forwards for the opening score, Marlie Packer driving...


Breakthrough opportunity for women's rugby

The Red Roses of England Rugby will take another huge step forward whey play their first standalone fixture at Twickenham in next season’s Women’s Six Nations tournament.

England Women have played at Rugby HQ before but that was combined with a men’s game, and this fixture against France on April 29 will be a breakthrough moment.

The RFU has already stated its ambition fill...

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"Milestone moment" as Rugby World Cup is expanded to 16 teams from 2025

World Rugby has confirmed an additional four teams will take part in the Rugby World Cup from 2025 onwards as the competition expands from 12 to 16 teams.

The change in format comes too late for the next tournament in New Zealand in 2021 where the pool draw has already taken place.

However, World Rugby chairman Bill Beaumont called the expansion a 'milestone moment' for the...