Tag: Rugby World Cup

France Rugby World Cup boss get the boot

Rugby WC 2023 chief fired

The 2023 Rugby World Cup (France) Chief Executive Claude Atcher has been fired following an investigation into his workplace conduct. ‘yahoo!news’ stated that Atcher had already been suspended in August following an internal investigation at the request of France’s Minister of Sport and the... » Read more

Denver meet crux USA-hosted Rugby World Cup

US wants to go big with World Rugby

The USA Rugby World Cup Bid Committee was joined by World Rugby Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Alan Gilpin, and colleagues recently in Denver (US) for a series of productive workshops to progress the exclusive targeted dialog for a USA-hosted Rugby World Cup. The meetings reviewed central topics... » Read more

Australia likely to host Rugby World Cup 2027

Australia is the preferred candidate for Rugby WC 2027

World Rugby has announced Australia as the ‘preferred candidate’ for Rugby World Cup 2027. ‘Rugby Australia’ stated that the announcement comes after a World Rugby Council meeting held on November 25th accepted a recommendation from the Rugby World Cup Limited Board to work exclusively with... » Read more

NFL stadia could double up as rugby venues

US Rugby World Cup Bid

NFL stadia (US) could soon be employed to stage a Rugby World Cup, should USA Rugby succeed in its attempt to host the men’s event in 2027 or 2031 and the women’s in 2029. ‘The Guardian’ stated that the American union is proceeding with its bid to host the fourth-biggest world sporting... » Read more

Rugby event buckles under pandemic pressure

Women’s Rugby World Cup 2021 postponed

World Rugby has reaffirmed its commitment to delivering a spectacular and magnificent Rugby World Cup tournament in New Zealand in 2022 after its Executive Committee formally ratified the recommendation to postpone Rugby World Cup 2021 due to the coronavirus storm simply refusing to calm down... » Read more