Danny Cipriani

By Sarah Mockford, Rugby World Features Editor ANTICS ON the football field lately, particularly the endless diving and poor attitudes on show in the Barcelona-Real Madrid Champions League semi-final, have…

Rugby’s global participation up 19%

Rugby has experienced a big increase in participation since the last Rugby World Cup, driven in large part by strong growth from emerging markets, according to research commissioned by MasterCard…

World Cup changes confirmed

Tournament Organiser Rugby New Zealand 2011 (RNZ 2011) today announced the revised match schedule for Rugby World Cup 2011 (RWC 2011) following the decision to reallocate all matches from Christchurch…

AMI Stadium

CHRISTCHURCH WILL will no longer be a venue for Rugby World Cup games this autumn following the earthquake in the city. The AMI Stadium – or Stadium Christchurch as it…

Rugby confirmed as third fastest-growing sport in USA

Rugby is now the third fastest growing sport in the United States according to a major study on sports participation. The study, conducted in 2010 by the Sporting Goods Manufacturers Association…

England and Scotland now know their final pool opponents for next year’s World Cup with Romania the last team to qualify for the New Zealand tournament. Romania held Uruguay to…

USA announce TV deal for World Cup

Rugby World Cup matches will be broadcast on US network television for the first time after the International Rugby Board announced that NBC Sports and Universal Sports have been awarded…

Rugby World Cup Limited (RWCL) has announced that ITV has been awarded the UK Broadcast rights for Rugby World Cup 2011 in New Zealand and Host Broadcast rights for Rugby…

Rugby World Cup Limited has announced the appointment of RTÉ Sport as Ireland’s free-to-air television broadcast rights holders for Rugby World Cup 2011 in New Zealand. The announcement is another…