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Rugby World Cup 2015 Volunteer Programme

London, Feb 12, 2014: The England Rugby 2015 Organizing Committee has today launched ‘The Pack’ – the volunteer programme for Rugby World Cup 2015. ‘The Pack’, made up of 6,000 volunteers, will be the faces of the tournament, helping to deliver Rugby World Cup 2015 across England and in Cardiff. In line

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Brazil M/W Guaranteed Rio 2016 Rugby Sevens

Dublin, Feb 06, 2014: The International Rugby Board has announced that the Brazil men’s and women’s teams will automatically qualify for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games Rugby Sevens events. Confirmation follows ratification by the International Olympic Committee of the inaugural Rugby Sevens qualification process that will feature a blend of the existing

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Women’s Rugby Set for Stellar Year in 2014

Dublin, Jan 31, 2014: IRB Chairman Bernard Lapasset has predicted a stellar year for the Women’s Game as the Rugby family looks forward to Women’s Rugby World Cup 2014 in France. With the RBS Women’s 6 Nations kicking off a busy year of international Fifteens and Sevens action and global participation at

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Corporate Hospitality Research as Sales Begin

Dublin, Jan 31, 2014: With Rugby World Cup 2015 official hospitality packages on sale from February 1, Rugby World Cup Limited (RWCL) welcomes initial findings of a new study that highlights the positive benefits of Rugby corporate hospitality on UK businesses and client relationships. Demand is set to be high for the

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Emirates Appointed Official Airline of RWC 15,19

Dublin – Ireland, Jan 27, 2014: Airline, Rugby World Cup Limited (RWCL) has announced the appointment of Emirates as a Worldwide Partner of Rugby World Cup 2015 in England and Rugby World Cup 2019 in Japan. The deal also features an extension to Emirates’ successful sponsorship and support of the IRB match

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Major Initiative Launched to Boost Rugby Growth

Dublin – Ireland, Jan 22, 2014: Growth, The IRB has partnered with FIRA-AER and the RFU to deliver a ground-breaking project that will drive Rugby growth in 17 European national Unions ahead of Rugby World Cup 2015. A key component of the IRB’s IMPACT Beyond 2015 programme, the Unity Project will see two

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CGO Announce Rugby Sevens Teams and Pools

Dublin, Jan 14, 2014: The organizers of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games have today (Tuesday January 14) confirmed the teams and pools for the Rugby Sevens at this summer’s Games. The sixteen teams who will strive for the coveted Gold medal in front of packed audiences at Glasgow’s Ibrox Stadium are: Australia,

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IRB Statement on European Competitions

Dublin, Jan 08, 2014: The International Rugby Board strongly believes that the establishment of a truly representative pan-European Rugby competition that fully complies with IRB Regulations and Bye-Laws is in the best interests of the global Game. The IRB acknowledges and supports the commitment of the six nations Member Unions in their

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Rugby Family Pays Tribute to ‘Remarkable’ Mandela

Dublin, Dec 5, 2013: The International Rugby Board and the global Rugby family have been paying tribute to Nelson Mandela, who passed away today. The inspirational former South African leader and father of the ‘Rainbow Nation’ changed the face of Rugby in South Africa, using the opportunity of hosting Rugby World Cup

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Kieran Read Named IRB Player of the Year

Dublin, Dec 3, 2013: New Zealand number 8 Kieran Read has been named the IRB Player of the Year 2013, the third Kiwi to win the prestigious award. The 28-year-old has enjoyed a fantastic year in the heart of the All Blacks’ pack and played no small part in ensuring his team