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Late last month National Collegiate Rugby (NCR) CEO Steve Cohen wrote to World Rugby seeking clarification on World Rugby regulations that might affect NCR’s relationship with USA Rugby—the reply was not necessarily as clear as either NCR or USA Rugby probably wanted.
World Rugby today launched a new, online women coaching rugby toolkit, developed by World Rugby to assist unions and regional associations in recruiting, developing and retaining more female rugby coaches at every level of the game.
Sir Bill Beaumont has defeated a challenge by Agustin Pichot and has been re-elected as World Rugby Chairman.
In the first round of voting, which was independently managed by PwC, Beaumont won a majority of the votes 28-23. In the wake of the vote, Beaumont called on the game to unite and get working immediately to achieve sustainable growth in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.
World Rugby has announced that Fiji Rugby Union Chairman Ratu Vilikesa Bulewa Francis Kean has had his nomination to the World Rugby Executive Committee rescinded following allegations that he killed someone.