Agustin Pichot has announced his resignation from the World Rugby council. Photograph: PA

Agustin Pichot has announced his resignation from the World Rugby council in the wake of his defeat to Bill Beaumont in the election for World Rugby c(...)

Ireland’s CJ Stander scores a try during the 2018 Six Nations clash with England. Photo: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Players will no longer be able to score a try by grounding the ball against the base of the post protectors following a law change announced by World (...)

 Former England captain Bill Beaumont was re-elected as World Rugby chairman beating ex-Argentina skipper Agustin Pichot, the governing body announced on Saturday. Photograph: Getty Images

Bill Beaumont has been re-elected as World Rugby’s chairman for another four years after overcoming Agustín Pichot in a closely fought election. The f(...)

James Cronin in action for Munster against Racing 92 at Thomond Park during last November’s Champions Cup game. Photograph:  Tommy Dickson/Inpho

To paraphrase Hunter Thompson ‘We had just finished the warm-up when the prednisolone began to take hold.’ Time to play. Pain free. Where had we hea(...)

World Rugby chairman Bill Beaumont is being challenged by  vice-chairman Agustín Pichot in Sunday’s vote. Photograph:  Dave Rogers/World Rugby via Getty Images

There may be no more on-field rugby contests for the foreseeable future but a hugely significant match-up takes place on Sunday when the World Rugby C(...)

Convicted killer Francis Kean has been nominated for the World Rugby executive committee. Kean, the chairman of the Fiji rugby union, was seconded by (...)

Ireland’s Leah Lyons in action against Italy during the Women’s Six Nations Championship in Parma earlier this year. Photograph: ©INPHO/Matteo Ciambelli

Leading figures in global rugby – from Bernard Laporte to Raelene Castle – lunched at the Irish Georgian Society’s home on South William Street i(...)

Leinster rugby have began their long awaited plan to move towards gender equality. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Barrister and former international hockey umpire Moira Flahive has been added to the Leinster branch executive and management committees. This begins(...)

Lower ambitions is the clear IRFU message in their Women in Rugby – Action Plan 2018-23. Objectives for the Six Nations up to 2023 is one title c(...)

Su Carty (right) with Ireland international Niamh Briggs

The IRFU have announced the appointment of Su Carty as a representative to the World Rugby Council, following World Rugby’s decision to invite unions (...)

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