Side Entry: RWC bid – losing not entirely a bad thing

2017-11-19 06:08

South African rugby fans on Wednesday evening turned Twitter blue with righteous anger at being swindled out of hosting the 2023 Rugby World Cup.

Wiese: World Rugby recommendation a 'mockery'

2017-11-16 09:00

Former Springbok lock Kobus Wiese believes that World Rugby should not continue with their 'internal recommendations' for World Cup hosts moving forward.

Twitter explodes as France awarded RWC 2023

2017-11-15 15:16

South African rugby lovers were left stunned as France was awarded the rights to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup.

Ramaphosa back in London for 2023 announcement

2017-11-15 08:52

South African deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa will head up the South African delegation in London for Wednesday's 2023 Rugby World Cup host announcement.

Ramaphosa back in London for 2023 RWC announcement

2017-11-12 20:02

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa will return to London for the World Rugby Council announcement of the Rugby World Cup 2023 host venue.

Ireland not letting go in 2023 World Cup fight

2017-11-08 09:55

Irish Rugby has written a letter to World Rugby expressing their concern at South Africa being recommended as hosts of the 2023 Rugby World Cup.

Roux urges Ireland to 'take moral high ground'

2017-10-31 18:25

SA Rugby CEO Jurie Roux has urged Ireland to 'take the moral high ground' in their reaction to World Rugby's recommendation that South Africa hosts the 2023 Rugby World Cup.

RWC 2023 bid: What happens next?

2017-10-24 13:01

South Africa will know in less than a month whether or not it has been successful in bidding to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup.

Ireland presents case for 2023 Rugby World Cup

2017-09-25 17:56

Rugby chiefs have the chance to create history by awarding the 2023 World Cup to Ireland, Prime Minister Leo Varadkar has said.


SA’s bid boob: Our R1.2bn ‘inferiority’?

2017-11-16 12:30

France’s expectation of beating SA by some R1.2bn in revenue may have been decisive, in the final analysis, over the RWC 2023 hosting rights.

SA Rugby 'bitterly disappointed' at World Cup snub

2017-11-15 16:00

SA Rugby says it is “bitterly disappointed” at the decision by the World Rugby Council to award to 2023 World Cup to France.

Ireland bank on last-minute 2023 lobbying

2017-11-15 11:50

Ireland and France have spent the last two weeks trying to save their 2023 Rugby World Cup bids ahead of Wednesday's host announcement.

D-Day for SA as 2023 World Cup hosts revealed

2017-11-15 07:20

We are just hours away from finding out if South Africa has done enough to secure the hosting rights for the 2023 Rugby World Cup.

Ireland in fight until the end for World Cup

2017-11-11 12:05

Ireland's bid to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup has been "holed" but not sunk by the report which placed them third of the three bids.

RWC 2023: How the bidding nations scored

2017-11-01 06:53

South Africa, after a World Rugby audit, have been recommended as RWC 2023 hosts with their stadiums and infrastructure playing a major role.

Ramphosa 'key' to SA securing 2023 RWC

2017-10-31 16:39

Deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa was 'key' to South Africa's 2023 Rugby World Cup bid being successful in the eyes of World Rugby.

World Rugby hails RWC 2023 bids

2017-09-25 20:31

World Rugby chairperson Bill Beaumont has hailed the Rugby World Cup 2023 bids after the three unions presented their vision and plans.

SA enters final stretch of RWC 2023 bid

2017-09-22 12:47

SA Rugby will present its bid to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup to the World Rugby Council in London on Monday.

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