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#Global Game

# global-game - Saturday 18 April, 2020

World Rugby chairman Beaumont says coronavirus pandemic could spark calendar reform

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

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

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

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'

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

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!'

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

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?

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

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

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

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

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