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#global season

# global-season - Wednesday 2 September, 2020

'Still early', but EPCR boss says plans for 16-club global rugby tournament 'advancing'

Vincent Gaillard says the tournament should remain ‘exclusive’ by being played once every four years.

# global-season - Friday 12 June, 2020

'Now or never for global season,' says Gatland

Lions coach believes unity can be found.

# global-season - Tuesday 7 April, 2020

A British and Irish League? An aligned global calendar? Maybe...

Hannah Bowe of Esportif explains why rugby is on the ‘cusp of change.’

# global-season - Tuesday 31 March, 2020

Uncertainty abounds but rugby has chance to change for the better

World Rugby, unions, leagues, and the players’ union have been involved in discussions.

# global-season - Monday 17 February, 2020

Rugby players announce minimum conditions for future global competition

‘Players are actually in favour of a proper global season that works for everyone’

# global-season - Tuesday 22 October, 2019

Six Nations needs to 'think about the game rather than themselves' - Hansen

The All Blacks boss was disappointed World Rugby’s proposed Nations Championship was shot down.

# global-season - Tuesday 10 September, 2019

Super Rugby start brought forward, will coincide with Six Nations opening weekend

A few nice warm-up matches to get you up to speed before the internationals.

# global-season - Saturday 2 March, 2019

'You can't ring-fence 12 teams': Joe Schmidt backs players and calls for re-think from World Rugby

The Ireland head coach believes World Rugby has to protect their ‘assets’, the players.

# global-season - Thursday 28 February, 2019

Sexton leads critics of 'out-of-touch' proposal for new 12-team World Rugby tournament

There was no place for Fiji, Samoa or Tonga in the proposed tournament, with emerging TV markets Japan and USA preferred.

# global-season - Thursday 14 July, 2016

IRFU boss Browne opposed to changing worldwide rugby season structure

“There’s not much point changing it if it’s going to make things worse.”