Wales on top of the world after beating England

Wales have topped of rugby union’s world rankings for the first time after beating England 13-6 in Cardiff. Wales’ rise to the summit, which ended New Zealand’s unbroken 10-years at the top, came just 34 days before the World Cup kicks off in Japan. It was an impressive warm-up performance for the tournament as the […]

World Rugby scraps plans for global Nations Championship

World Rugby has abandoned plans for a new Nations Championship after failing to gain the required support. The governing body needed unanimous approval from the 10 unions that make up the southern hemisphere’s Rugby Championship and Europe’s Six Nations. World Rugby says there was a ‘lack of consensus on key issues’ including the tournament’s format. […]