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.

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