World Rugby scraps plans for Nations Championship

FILE PHOTO: Rugby Union - Rugby World Cup 2023 Host Country Announcement - Royal Garden Hotel, London, Britain - November 15, 2017 Bill Beaumont Chairman of World Rugby during the press conference Action Images via Reuters/Paul Childs

(Reuters) – World Rugby has abandoned its plans to create a Nations Championship after failing to gain support from unions, the sport’s ruling body said on Wednesday. Rugby’s governing body needed unanimous approval from the 10 countries that make up the Six Nations and Rugby Championship to enter into exclusive negotiations. World Rugby identified the […]

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