Building Character Since 1886
The game is GROWING, participation has increased. World Rugby must guide that growth, to promote long term sustainable participation.
Work through Unions and Regions to improve their capability to deliver growth. Adopt a differentiated approach that services all whilst also prioritizing those with most potential.
Create a DATA DRIVEN
culture to guide decision
making and measure impact.
ALIGN resource provision according to union health-status and identified needs
INCREASE the capability of stakeholders to provide participants with a higher quality game experience
PROMOTES critical areas of the game that have been recognized as having global significance
INCREASE THE CAPABILITY AND CAPACITY OF REGIONS AND UNIONS TO GROW THE GAME
GROW THE NUMBER OF ACTIVE REGISTERED PLAYERS AND TEAMS
INCREASE THE QUALITY OF EXPERIENCE FOR ALL PARTICIPANTS
Growth Through Investment
Develop an investment model that provides funding at a level that is commensurate with the growth and development needs of unions and regions.
Refine data collection and insight capability to provide the game with clear metrics that drive growth and development.
Supporting Regions and Unions
Revise current service provision to maximise support for unions and regions.
Create a development framework that details the provision of service at all levels of the game.
Relaunch Get into Rugby to assist unions in the growth participation through effective recruitment and retention of players, coaches and other support staff.
Review Impact Beyond programme to enable it to fully align and contribute to strategic priorities.
Accelerating Women's Participation
Accelerate the Global development of women in rugby. Work with unions and regions to maximize the strategic growth opportunities.
Focus on developing sustainable participation initiatives and driving diversity in rugby leadership roles.
Infrastructure & Partnerships
Align to major markets policy to create a clearer fit for purpose delivery model that contributes to sustainable growth in identified markets.
Support regions and unions to grow and develop their infrastructure needs, specifically around organisational, commercial and physical infrastructure.
Identify strategically aligned partnerships with organisations capable of supporting the delivery of World Rugby objectives.
Understanding, Adapting and Informing