The World Rugby Handbook is available in the three World Rugby official languages (English, French and Spanish) and includes:

  • Information about the World Rugby
  • The World Rugby Bye-Laws;
  • The World Rugby Regulations Relating to the Game 
  • The World Rugby General Regulations and
  • The World Rugby Tours Agreement 

Click on the icon below to consult, in the language of your choice, the current on line version, which also allows you to print and/or download (in PDF format) the whole Handbook or any specific section (Bye-Laws, Regulations) or sub section (individual Bye-Laws, Regulations…). 

Please note the World Rugby Handbook is updated biannually (3rd of January and 3rd of June) to incorporate any amendment as approved by the World Rugby Council.