Rugby union trophies and awards
Rugby union trophies and awards have been given out to teams and participants from the very earliest days of the sport's history. In common with many other sports rugby union has an array of competiti...
IRB Awards
The World Rugby Awards are given out annually by World Rugby (until November 2014, known as the International Rugby Board), the worldwide governing body for rugby union, for major achievement in the s...
Bledisloe Cup
Rugby Union's Bledisloe Cup is contested by the Australia national rugby union team and New Zealand national rugby union team. It is named after Lord Bledisloe, the former Governor-General of New Zea...
Ranfurly Shield
The Ranfurly Shield, colloquially known as the Log o' Wood, is a trophy in New Zealand's domestic rugby union competition. First played for in 1904, the Shield is based on a challenge system, rather t...
John Eales Medal
The John Eales Medal is awarded to honour the best Australian rugby union player each year. The medal, which was launched in 2002, is jointly awarded each year by the Australian Rugby Union and the Ru...
The Skilball Trophy
The Skilball Trophy was contested in 1990 by a team titled the "Four Home Unions" against a team titled the "Rest of Europe XV". This was a match to raise money for the rebuilding of Romania following...
Brussels Barbarians
The Brussels Barbarians Rugby Football Club (also known as the Babas) are a Rugby Union club in Belgium. The club consists of two men's teams and one women's team.Brussels Barbarians are one of two ex...
Currie Cup
The Currie Cup tournament (also known as the ABSA Currie Cup for sponsorship reasons) is South Africa's premier domestic rugby union competition, played each winter and spring (June to October), featu...
Hungarian Rugby Player of the Year
The Hungarian Rugby Player of the Year (Az év rögbijátékosa) is awarded to the player voted the best in Hungary.
It was first awarded in 1992 with László Kump of Elefántok as the inaugural winner....
IRB International U21 Player of the Year
The IRB International U21 Player of the Year was awarded by the International Rugby Board (now World Rugby) in the autumn each year from 2001 to 2006. In 2008, it was combined with the IRB Internation...
International Rugby Hall of Fame
The International Rugby Hall of Fame (IRHOF) was a hall of fame for rugby union. It was created in 1997 in New Zealand and is run as a charitable trust with an address at Chiswick in London. Most o...
Calcutta Cup
The Calcutta Cup is a rugby union trophy awarded to the winner of the annual Six Nations Championship match between England and Scotland. It is currently England's since the 2009 Six Nations Champions...
Giuseppe Garibaldi Trophy
The Giuseppe Garibaldi Trophy (Italian: Trofeo Garibaldi; French: Trophée Garibaldi) is a rugby union trophy awarded to the winner of the annual Six Nations Championship match between France a...
New Zealand Rugby Museum
The New Zealand Rugby Museum, based in Palmerston North, New Zealand, is a museum dedicated to the sport of Rugby union. Founded by John Sinclair and modeled after the Trophy Room in Cardiff Arms Park...
IRB Team of the Year
The World Rugby Team of the Year is awarded by the World Rugby in the spring each year. From 2004 to 2007, the award was called the IRB International Team of the Year.
Czech Rugby Player of the Year
The Czech Rugby Player of the Year (Ragbista roku) is awarded to the player voted the best in the Czech Republic.
It was first awarded in 1972 with Jiří Skall senior, father of former internationa...
Trophée des Bicentenaires
To celebrate the bi-centenaries of Australia and of the French Revolution, in 1988 and 1989 respectively, the French Rugby Union donated the Trophée des Bicentenaires to be played in perpetuity betwee...
Bouclier de Brennus
The Bouclier de Brennus, or Brennus Shield in English, is a trophy awarded to the winners of the French rugby union domestic league.The shield was not named, as it is often believed, after the famous ...
Barbarian F.C.
The Barbarian Football Club, a rugby union team usually referred to as the Barbarians and nicknamed the "Baa-Baas", is an invitational team based in Britain. The Barbarians play in traditional black a...
Hanan Shield
The Hanan Shield is one of the most prestigious trophies in New Zealand's domestic rugby union competition. First played for in 1946 after being presented by the Mayor of Timaru, A.E.S. Hanan. The Han...
IRB Chairman's Award
The IRB Chairman's Award is awarded by the World Rugby in the autumn each year.
Centenary Quaich
The Centenary Quaich (/ˈkweɪx/; Scottish Gaelic: Cuach an Ceud Bliadhnachan) is an international rugby union award contested annually by Ireland and Scotland as part of the Six Nations Championship.In...
Pilecki Medal
Pilecki Medal is the award given to the Queensland Reds player of the year for that season. The medal is named after stalwart QLD prop Stan Pilecki, the first player to represent QLD in 100 matches.
Dave Gallaher Trophy
The Dave Gallaher Trophy is a rugby union trophy, contested between France and New Zealand and named after Dave Gallaher, the famous 1905–06 All Black captain who was killed in Belgium during World Wa...