World Rugby Names SA as Preferred 2023 World Cup Host

Publication Date:
1 November 2017
South Africa, Sport

 World Rugby has announced that South Africa is its preferred host country for the 2023 Rugby World Cup. Ireland and France are the other countries bidding to host the event in 2023. The official announcement of who will host the tournament will only be made on November 15 when the World Rugby Council members vote to decide the host country. But it is highly unlikely that the members will vote against World Rugby's preferred host country.



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