World Rugby

— 14 December 2022

Bernard Laporte renounces the vice-presidency

World Rugby’s executive committee has an empty seat. The international body announced on Tuesday 13 December that its vice-president, Bernard Laporte, had withdrawn “temporarily and voluntarily” but with immediate... Read more »

— 8 November 2022

Mick Wright comes on board

A new recruit at World Rugby. World Rugby has announced the arrival of Mick Wright (pictured above) from the UK as Director of Operations for its new events division,... Read more »

— 30 August 2022

Make way for women

World Rugby wants to feminise its governance and that of its national federations. The body has announced that it has decided to join forces with a working group dedicated... Read more »

— 28 July 2022

Follow a game from the plane

A big catch for World Rugby. The international body has landed a new big fish for the next two editions of the Men’s Rugby World Cup, in France in... Read more »

— 25 March 2022

A job offer for an Ethics Officer

World Rugby is recruiting. But this time, the position is still to be filled. The international body has announced that it is in the process of appointing its “Independent... Read more »

— 25 November 2021

The game is almost up

World Rugby is following in the footsteps of the IOC. Like the Olympic body, the International Rugby Federation has decided to replace the classic process of selecting host countries... Read more »

— 17 August 2021

A departure and soon an arrival

Change of cast at World Rugby. The world governing body has announced the departure of Katie Sadleir, the director in charge of women’s rugby. She is joining the Commonwealth... Read more »

— 19 March 2021

Alan Gilpin takes the reins

A Briton succeeds an Australian at the helm of World Rugby. The international body announces that it has appointed Alan Gilpin, 47, as the new CEO. He had been... Read more »