SA make cup host finalists

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October 6, 2016
SA make cup host finalists

CREDIT: Damien Schumann

South Africa is one of three countries in the running to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup.

South Africa, Ireland and France are the three countries in the running to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup.

Italy withdrew its application last week after failing to guarantee government support for staging the event.

World Rugby’s Bill Beaumont says: “I would like to congratulate the unions for successfully progressing to candidate status and we welcome further dialogue with all parties as momentum builds towards the selection of the Rugby World Cup 2023 host.

World Rugby will unveil the host nation next year.

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