November 16, 2017
  Follow @ Twitter

France to host 2023 Rugby World Cup

The World Rugby Council today awarded Rugby World Cup 2023 to France after two rounds of voting at its interim meeting in London.

 France received 24 votes to South Africa’s 15 in the final round of voting.

In the first round, France received 18 votes to South Africa’s 13 and Ireland’s eight.

With the decision, France will be hosting rugby’s showcase men’s event for the second time and hosting the 10th edition of the event 200 years after William Webb Ellis gave birth to the sport.

By Reginald Chandar

Rythm


Post a Comment
Bookmark and Share

 


Posted Comments
No comments, but you can post the first comment!

 

 







SPORTS
Fiji bows out of U16 tourney
Fiji has bowed out of the OFC U16 Championship after losing its semifinal clash 3-1 to the Solomon Islands in Honiara today.
FOOTBALL
Fiji bows out of U16 tourney
Fiji has bowed out of the OFC U16 Championship after losing its semifinal clash 3-1 to the Solomon Islands in Honiara today.
FIJI NEWS
Cyclone Winston moves towards Tonga
Category 2 Tropical Cyclone Winston is moving away from the Lau group and towards Tonga.
WORLD
Obama unveils gun violence proposals
President Barack Obama today demanded an assault weapons ban and universal background checks for gun buyers, stoking a generational clash with the firearms lobby after the Newtown school massacre.
ENTERTAINMENT
Afghan street kid heads for the Oscars red carpet
An Afghan street kid is off to Hollywood and the red-carpet treatment at the Oscars -- a fairytale ending to a chance encounter that led to a starring role in a movie.
TECHNOLOGY
Online registration for foreign investors
Fiji will soon launch online registration and approvals system for foreign investors.