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# grow the game

Last month
November 2023
'In Brazil, it’s different. Some of our squad have come from incredibly tough backgrounds'
Ex-Wanderers player and Sligo director of rugby Josh Reeves is now driving Brazilian rugby.
This year
Georgia's brilliant rise continues but Lelos' future in Test rugby is uncertain
The Black Lion club side will play in the EPCR Challenge Cup next season.
Last year
'You've got to look at rugby and ask, 'Where do we want the sport to be in 10 years' time?''
Ex-England boss Andy Robinson is now the head coach of Romania in the Rugby Europe Championship.
All time
Development of Irish women's rugby is a 'long-term project,' says Nucifora
Ireland finished third in the Six Nations this year but suffered a heavy defeat to France.
A momentous but challenging few years lie ahead for the game
The Six Nations is back this weekend, the World Cup comes next year, then WXV launches in 2023.
Plans to include Pacific Island teams in Super Rugby could wake 'sleeping giant'
World Rugby has pledged its support to the Fijian Drua and Moana Pasifika teams.
WXV, the new three-tier global women's rugby competition to launch in 2023
World Rugby has confirmed the format of an annual 16-team competition.
Rugby players announce minimum conditions for future global competition
‘Players are actually in favour of a proper global season that works for everyone’
Joe Schmidt to work with Spain team for a day ahead of big Georgia clash
The former Ireland boss is also set to coach the Classic All Blacks in May.
Farrell's Ireland to host Japan, Springboks and Wallabies in November 2020
The Brave Blossoms shocked Ireland at their home World Cup.
'The idea is to give people in areas that aren't represented in rugby an opportunity'
John O’Donnell and the Ireland Men’s Sevens team have a huge weekend ahead in Hong Kong.
Leinster hope to see women's inter-pros expanded from three rounds
Head coach Ben Armstrong says his players are keen for more inter-provincial fixtures in the future.