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World Rugby online learning

Concussion education driving surge in World Rugby course completions to 1.8m

World Rugby online learning course completions have surged in 2021 with more people per month engaging with the educational materials in the first ...

Rugby Sevens in Olympic rugby sevens funding boosts

Rugby sevens match officials unveiled for Tokyo Olympics with 100 days to go

Squad of 22 match officials announced for the women’s and men’s rugby sevens competitions at the delayed Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 Squad of 22 ...

Alhambra Nievas

Pioneering Olympic female referee Alhambra Nievas excited by the next generation

As the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games draw ever closer, we talk to Alhambra Nievas about her experience of refereeing the women’s gold medal match in Rio ...

Asia Rugby Documents

George Danapal Joins Asia Rugby as the Match Officials In-Charge

Asia Rugby is delighted to announce that Mr. George Danapal has joined the Regional Association as the Match Officials Development ...

Big year for player welfare law trials kicks off #Playerwelfare

Player welfare is the sport's top priority and injury incidence in global elite rugby has reduced in recent years thanks to the sport’s ...

Rodden and Kawasaki

Rodden and Kawasaki appointed for another year on the WR 7s Series Match Officials Panels

Asia Rugby top match officials  Matt Rodden (HKRU) and Sakurako Kawasaki (JRFU) were appointed for another year on the WR 7s Series Match Officials ...

Match Officials

Asia Rugby Championship Match Officials Camp in Hong Kong. #ARC2018

The senior match officials from all spectrums who will be involved in the forthcoming Asia Rugby Championship (ARC) between Hong Kong, Korea and ...

Asia Rugby Referee

Asia Rugby Referees Appointed To World Rugby U20 Trophy & Sevens World Series

Asia rugby referees appointed to world rugby u20 trophy in Uruguay Asia Rugby is delighted to announce that 2 top referees from the Asian region ...

Global law trials

Asia Leads The World With Global Law Trials

The trial laws begun by World Rugby in the Northern Hemisphere on 1 August receive their first global airing at international level in Hong Kong on ...

global law trials

Six law Amendments Added To Global Trial

The World Rugby Executive Committee has approved the addition of six law amendments to the programme of global law trials following positive trials in ...