New Zealand backs Agustin Pichot in push for change at World Rugby

Rugby May 1, 2020

New Zealand backs Agustin Pichot in push for change at World Rugby

New Zealand Rugby says it backed challenger Agustin Pichot against incumbent Bill Beaumont in the contest for the chairmanship of World Rugby out of frustration at the governance of the sport's international governing body. NZR Chairman Brent Impey said his organization has been frustrated for ...

Ireland coach defends inclusion of Jean Kleyn over Devin Toner

Rugby Sep 4, 2019

Ireland coach defends inclusion of Jean Kleyn over Devin Toner

Ireland coach Joe Schmidt has slammed Agustin Pichot's criticism of his decision to select Jean Kleyn instead of Devin Toner in his World Cup squad. World Rugby vice chairman Pichot urged Toner to ask the sport's governing body "for answers" following his controversial absence from ...