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IRB Welcomes Independent Concussion Study Results

21.07.2014 – The IRB welcomes the positive findings from an independent study evaluating the accuracy of the pitch-side assessment tool and process that has operated as a trial in elite Rugby.

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Gavin Hastings

IRB Hall of Fame Inductee Named First Chieftain of Glasgow 2014

18.07.2014 – Gavin Hastings OBE, who was inducted into the IRB Hall of Fame at the IRBConfEx 2013, has been appointed as Chieftain of the Glasgow 2014 Athletes’ Village.

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Madagascar - Get Into Rugby

1000 Children in Madagascar Get Into Rugby

07.07.2014 – Record numbers of children are taking up the Rugby in Africa thanks to the IRB’s Get Into Rugby mass participation programme.

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New Zealand travel to Paris as the reigning Women's Rugby World Cup champions

One month until WRWC kick-off

01.07.2014 – Today marks one month to go until Women’s Rugby World Cup 2014 kicks off in Paris, France.

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Sean McMahon on Rugby and the OLYMPICS!



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