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# global-game - Tuesday 20 July, 2021

'The last time I was in Nigeria, I saw a little boy with a Lions top on'
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'The last time I was in Nigeria, I saw a little boy with a Lions top on'

Jul 20th 2021, 10:00 PM 12,190 Views 2 Comments

Maro Itoje is set to play a huge role for the Lions in what will be his second Test series.

# global-game - Tuesday 16 March, 2021

WXV, the new three-tier global women's rugby competition to launch in 2023
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WXV, the new three-tier global women's rugby competition to launch in 2023

Mar 16th 2021, 9:39 AM 2,717 Views 5 Comments

World Rugby has confirmed the format of an annual 16-team competition.

# global-game - Saturday 18 April, 2020

World Rugby chairman Beaumont says coronavirus pandemic could spark calendar reform
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World Rugby chairman Beaumont says coronavirus pandemic could spark calendar reform

Apr 18th 2020, 6:00 PM 4,824 Views 12 Comments

The former England captain is not ruling out a new structure for the global game.

# global-game - Thursday 16 April, 2020

World Rugby confirms €92 million relief fund for ailing unions
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World Rugby confirms €92 million relief fund for ailing unions

Apr 16th 2020, 1:56 PM 3,704 Views 5 Comments

Meanwhile, current talks over the 2020 calendar could lead to ‘long-term reform’ of the sport.

# global-game - Wednesday 31 July, 2019

Fifa confirm Women's World Cup expansion to 32 teams from 2023
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Fifa confirm Women's World Cup expansion to 32 teams from 2023

Jul 31st 2019, 7:30 PM 2,679 Views 5 Comments

The Fifa Council this evening unanimously voted in favour of adding an additional eight teams.

# global-game - Wednesday 13 March, 2019

Six Nations considering whopping £500m offer from investors CVC
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Six Nations considering whopping £500m offer from investors CVC

Mar 13th 2019, 5:00 PM 42,838 Views 45 Comments

News of the bid comes on the eve of a crucial World Rugby meeting about the proposed Nations Championship.

# global-game - Thursday 20 September, 2018

'The emphasis is on having a World Cup that has more uncertainty'
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'The emphasis is on having a World Cup that has more uncertainty'

Sep 20th 2018, 11:40 AM 8,109 Views 8 Comments

World Cup expansion? Help tier two nations first, says International Rugby Players.

# global-game - Sunday 25 February, 2018

Spanish rugby on a high as they close in on RWC19 place in Ireland's pool
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Spanish rugby on a high as they close in on RWC19 place in Ireland's pool

Feb 25th 2018, 9:00 AM 15,967 Views 22 Comments

A stunning win over Romania last weekend has Spain close to World Cup qualification.

# global-game - Saturday 15 April, 2017

'The All Blacks played at a different speed, that was the problem!'
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'The All Blacks played at a different speed, that was the problem!'

Apr 15th 2017, 10:00 AM 11,682 Views 6 Comments

Portuguese rugby is excited about a new generation of players that has emerged at U20 level.

# global-game - Tuesday 24 May, 2016

Ireland U20s affected by injury but welcome new faces for World Championship
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Ireland U20s affected by injury but welcome new faces for World Championship

May 24th 2016, 6:40 AM 5,191 Views 2 Comments

Head coach Nigel Carolan says his side need to balance ‘risk versus reward’.

# global-game - Thursday 2 July, 2015

Does rugby need to move to a global calendar to grow?
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Does rugby need to move to a global calendar to grow?

Jul 2nd 2015, 2:20 PM 6,209 Views 12 Comments

A leading figure says rugby needs ‘to bring the northern and southern hemisphere programmes closer together.’

# global-game - Monday 18 August, 2014

Fitzpatrick feels underage structures are key to ensuring Irish progress
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Fitzpatrick feels underage structures are key to ensuring Irish progress

Aug 18th 2014, 6:14 PM 2,222 Views 0 Comments

The St. Mary’s back row was a standout performer for Ireland at the World Cup.

# global-game - Monday 23 June, 2014

10-game winning streak sends Japan into world rugby's top 10
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10-game winning streak sends Japan into world rugby's top 10

Jun 23rd 2014, 3:51 PM 5,252 Views 7 Comments

Eddie Jones has led the Brave Blossoms to major improvements ahead of the 2015 World Cup.

# global-game - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

All Blacks set to start November tour with trip to the US
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All Blacks set to start November tour with trip to the US

May 13th 2014, 6:48 PM 4,803 Views 18 Comments

New Zealand will face the Eagles in Soldier Field, Chicago – home of the Bears in the NFL.

# global-game - Thursday 1 May, 2014

Super Rugby to expand to 18 teams in 2016, with Asia and the US considered
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Super Rugby to expand to 18 teams in 2016, with Asia and the US considered

May 1st 2014, 10:55 AM 4,920 Views 12 Comments

The entertaining Southern Hemisphere competition is looking to become ‘a truly global competition.’