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World Rugby considering light-up mouth guards to highlight on-field concussions

High-tech mouth guards that light up to indicate a possible concussion could become a feature of the game, according to World Rugby's chief medical officer.

Rob Baxter

We need to stop changing rugby laws – Exeter boss unimpressed by new plans

Exeter boss Rob Baxter has described the latest batch of proposed law changes by World Rugby as "madness" as he warned against confusing spectators.

Mathieu Raynal

Mathieu Raynal calls time on refereeing career

World Rugby Chairman Sir Bill Beaumont has led the tributes to France's Mathieu Raynal, who today announced that he will retire from refereeing following the July international window.

Springbok scrum

Scrums under fire: World Rugby's proposed law changes stir fierce debate

There are concerns that one of World Rugby's new proposals will devalue the scrum and potentially take away part of what makes rugby union unique.

Springbok scrum

World Rugby trailing 20-min red card and other law tweaks

World Rugby has outlined the next steps in the process of reimagining rugby's entertainment factor, part of a wider mission to grow audience share over the next decade.


World Rugby exploring strategies to speed up game and increase fan engagement

World Rugby says it will explore a series of recommendations in a bid to speed up the game and enhance the viewing experience for fans.