International Rugby Board

More tweaks for World Rugby laws

Changes to the rules of rugby bring the law of unintended consequences into play.

Lapasset remains International Rugby Board chair

Bernard Lapasset has retained his position as International Rugby Board chairperson after winning elections against vice-chair Bill Beaumont.

New Zealand, South Africa seek Sevens solace

New Zealand and South Africa are hurting before the third leg of the IRB Sevens World Series in Indian Ocean city Port Elizabeth from Friday.

Fiji wins Gold Coast Sevens

Fiji rallied from 12-7 down at halftime to beat reigning world champion New Zealand 26-12 in the final of the Gold Coast Sevens.

Saracens match moved to Newlands

The Western Province Rugby Football Union has refused to allow Saracens to play their Heineken Cup match against Bairritz at the Cape Town Stadium.

IRB rankings puts All Blacks on top

New Zealand remained officially the world's best team after the latest edition of the IRB rankings was published ahead of the World Cup semifinals.

Everyone is replaceable, IRB tells NZ

The International Rugby Board responded to a possible New Zealand withdrawal from the next World Cup by saying "everyone is replaceable".

Fans condemn IRB’s ‘double standards’

Fans clamoured have condemned the leniency of Rugby World Cup organisers toward England after fining Samoa for wearing the wrong mouthguard.

World Cup scheduling compared to slavery, apartheid

The scheduling row that has soured the World Cup took on a new dimension with a Samoan player accusing the IRB of exploitation akin to "slavery" and

Rugby board confirms use of TV ref for kicks

The IRB says referee Wayne Barnes could have asked for television replays to check whether a penalty kick in the SA vs Wales game was successful.

‘Rugby world, New Zealand is ready’

The IRB has declared New Zealand ready to host an "extraordinary" Rugby World Cup despite questions about the tournament's make-up and unsold tickets.

IRB warns New Zealand against World Cup rip-offs

The International Rugby Board chief has warned price gouging during the Rugby World Cup threatens to sully New Zealand's reputation with tourists.

Press Releases

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

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Marketers need to reinvent themselves

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Upskill yourself to land your dream job in 2020

If you received admission to an IIE Higher Certificate qualification, once you have graduated, you can articulate to an IIE Diploma and then IIE Bachelor's degree at IIE Rosebank College.

South Africans unsure of what to expect in 2020

Almost half (49%) of South Africans, 15 years and older, agree or strongly agree that they view 2020 with optimism.

KZN teacher educators jet off to Columbia University

A group of academics were selected as participants of the programme focused on PhD completion, mobility, supervision capacity development and the generation of high-impact research.