Rugby Europe is the administrative body for rugby Unions in Europe.
It was formed in 1934 under the name FIRA to promote, develop, organise and administer the game of rugby in Europe.
It became FIRA-AER in 1999 and was rebranded as RUGBY EUROPE in 2014. Rugby Europe is one of six regional governing bodies across the globe and is represented in the World Rugby Council, the international governing body for the sport.
Rugby Europe has 47 Member Unions with close to three million players, almost half of the global playing population. Included in the membership are some of the largest Unions in the world including the Six Nations as well as some of the smallest and this presents both opportunities and challenges.
Throughout the season Rugby Europe runs 20 Tournaments for both Seven’s and XV and over 600 international games. Over the last 12 months Rugby Europe also held close to 1000 training and educations sessions for coaches and referees all around Europe. Rugby Europe is an Association governed by French Laws.
Working closely with the board, as well as various commissions, tournament directors, and host federations the Director of Competitions will have a strategic and operational position within the organisation.
The overarching responsibilities of this position are centred around the continues development of the international competitions in the Rugby Europe calendar. As such, the continuous betterment of the quality of said competitions will have the utmost importance in the assessment of the success of this position.
The Rugby Europe’s Director of Competitions has the following missions, under the general policy of Rugby Europe:
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