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IGR Congratulates Rugby Community for Uniting Against Discrimination and Hate-Crime

IGR Congratulates Rugby Community for Uniting Against Discrimination and Hate-Crime

International Gay Rugby (IGR) the umbrella organisation for the world’s gay and inclusive rugby clubs, with 76 member clubs around the world, has applauded all unions, its member clubs, and World Rugby, for standing together and standing united, against discrimination and hate-crime. This comes after a week-long campaign by IGR, to urge all national teams […]

International Rugby Stars Say ‘Sport Must Change’ And Call For An End To Homophobia

International Rugby Stars Say ‘Sport Must Change’ And Call For An End To Homophobia

Stars condemn homophobia after landmark study found widespread discrimination in international sport In what is believed to be a world first for any sport, top international rugby stars from three countries are joining together in publicly condemning homophobia in sport. English star James Haskell and Welsh star Alex Cuthbert as well as Australian Rugby Legend […]

World Rugby Signs Historic Agreement With International Gay Rugby

World Rugby Signs Historic Agreement With International Gay Rugby

World Rugby and International Gay Rugby (IGR) have signed an historic agreement to collaborate on the continued promotion of equality and inclusivity in rugby.  The agreement, signed at World Rugby House in Dublin this week, outlines a commitment between the two organisations to work together to educate and eliminate homophobia in rugby.