Rugby Union President on South Africa Losing Bid to Host 2023 Rugby World Cup
- Publication Date:
- 16 November 2017
- South Africa, Sport
South Africans were left stunned after World Rugby announced that France would be hosting the 2023 World Cup. SA Rugby said it was "bitterly disappointed" at the decision by the World Rugby Council to overturn a recommendation that South Africa should host the 2023 Rugby World Cup and instead voted for France to host the tournament in a secret ballot. We are joined on skype by SA Rugby Union President, Mark Alexander.
South Africa was considered the favourite to host the 2023 tournament after it was "unanimously" recommended as a preferred candidate by an independent committee before losing to ... Read more »