New player on the block throws weight behind Boks, RWC 2023 bid

2017-10-09 17:05

The Southern Palace Group of Companies this year invested in the Springboks for the next three years and recently also added their weight to SA's 2023 RWC bid.

SA could host RWC 2023 'tomorrow'

2017-10-07 10:57

There are just six weeks to go before World Rugby votes on the host of the 2023 RWC, but SA's bid's strength is that the country is already equipped to host the tournament.

Ramaphosa, Smit, Pienaar launch SA's RWC 2023 bid

South African deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa, 1995 RWC-winning captain Francois Pienaar and 2007 winning skipper John Smit present the country's bid to host the 2023 tournament.

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Ireland bank on star power in 2023 RWC race

2017-09-24 09:59

Bono and Liam Neeson will add star power to Ireland's bid to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup.

Why SA is 'more favourable' to host RWC 2023

2017-09-23 16:36

South Africa's 2023 Rugby World Cup bid meets and exceeds every one of World Rugby's primary seven bid objectives, writes Mark Keohane.

NZ Rugby ponders RWC 2023 vote

2017-09-21 13:58

New Zealand Rugby will be influenced by a recommendation from a World Rugby executive committee before voting on who they want to host the 2023 RWC.

Carter opts against France World Cup 2023 presentation

2017-09-20 21:37

All Blacks legend Dan Carter will not attend France's World Cup 2023 bid presentation in London next week, dealing a blow to officials' hopes of exploiting his star power.

Why SA is the ultimate rugby destination

2017-09-14 12:02

SA’s appeal as a tourist destination will prove as decisive as SA’s standing as a recognised rugby powerhouse in determining the hosts of the 2023 RWC.

SA's RWC 2023 bid aligns with growth in Africa

2017-09-14 11:45

South Africa's bid to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup aligns with the growth of the sport in Africa, writes Mark Keohane.

Why SA deserves to host RWC 2023

2017-08-28 14:44

The 2015 Rugby World Cup in England was further evidence of the sport’s global appeal and a World Cup in Africa will only add to that worldwide reach.


Top scribes give SA's RWC 2023 bid the thumbs up

2017-10-07 11:26

SA’s 2023 Rugby World Cup bid was given an international vote of confidence through the reporting of two of the game’s most influential rugby writers.

SA chasing magical 20 RWC 2023 vote tally

2017-10-07 10:49

SA will need 20 World Rugby Council votes to host the 2023 RWC and the votes of SANZAAR partners New Zealand, Australia and Argentina are thus integral.

Anger as Lomu's sons front France RWC bid

2017-09-26 11:54

NZ pundits have accused French officials of exploiting the late All Black great Jonah Lomu's young sons to promote their bid for the 2023 Rugby World Cup.

Ramaphosa's presence boosts SA’s RWC bid

2017-09-23 16:36

South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa's presence in London is confirmation of the intent in SA's 2023 Rugby World Cup bid.

10 reasons SA will host the most memorable 2023 RWC

2017-09-23 16:36

South Africa, in its 2023 Rugby World Cup bid, has developed 10 commitments to deliver the most memorable major sporting event of 2023.

Ramaphosa to lead SA's RWC 2023 presentation delegation

2017-09-21 12:30

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa will lead a high-level delegation to London for the presentation to World Rugby of SA’s bid to host Rugby World Cup 2023.

France willing to spend extra to secure RWC 2023

2017-09-20 13:59

France are keen to pay World Rugby a £150 million hosting fee to secure the 2023 Rugby World Cup, overpaying the standard fee by £30 million.

RWC 2023 in SA to help inspire next Habana?

2017-09-14 11:49

The power and influence of hosting the RWC in SA in 2023 could inspire the game’s next try-scoring record breaker and trendsetter to again be South African.

RWC 2023 is first an economic opportunity

2017-08-29 15:35

Hosting the Rugby World Cup in 2023 will bring South Africa R27.3 billion in direct, indirect and induced economic impact.

2023 RWC in SA would be profitable for World Rugby

2017-08-28 14:44

South Africa 2023 would be the most profitable to World Rugby in the tournament’s history.

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