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Yvonne Nolan

General Counsel, Federation at World Rugby

Yvonne Nolan is the General Counsel, Federation at World Rugby, the global governing body of rugby union. Yvonne is a lawyer who leads the regulatory team at World Rugby, with responsibility for delivering effective regulation and governance of the sport including managing on- and off-field discipline issues, safeguarding, anti-doping, anti-corruption, player eligibility and player welfare matters.

Yvonne is also a former international rugby player, having represented Ireland including at two Rugby World Cup tournaments, which is the pinnacle global event for Rugby taking place every four years.

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