1887, by Scottish, Irish and Welsh rugby unions, as International Rugby Football Board (IRFB). Subsequently changed title to International Rugby Board (IRB), 1998. Previously also referred to as International Rugby Union Board. Current title adopted Nov 2014.
Promote, foster, develop, extend and govern the game of rugby football.
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General Meeting (currently every 2 years). Executive Council (meeting twice a year) comprises: 2 representatives each of the 8 foundation unions (Scotland, Ireland, Wales, England, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and France); 1 representative each of Argentina, Canada, Italy and Japan and of D-XD6413 - Rugby Europe. Regional meetings are held at regular intervals.
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