World Cup hosts set to be announced

World Rugby is set to announce which countries will host the next five Rugby World Cups.


New Zealand hosts the women’s tournament later this year, while France will host the men’s tournament next year.

In the next 24 hours World Rugby is expected to unveil who will host the 2025, 2029 and 2033 women’s tournaments and 2027 and 2031 men’s tournaments.

England are believed to be favourites to host in 2025 while Australia have been named as the preferred bidder for the 2027 and 2029 global tournaments.

After the success of the last men’s tournament in Japan, World Rugby will be keen to continue the growth of the game with the USA contenders for the 2031 and 2033 tournaments.

Two years after financial turmoil forced serious consideration of a return to amateurism, Rugby Australia is keen to make sure they will host those two tournaments in 2027 and 2029.

The financial windfall from the men’s tournament would go a long way to fixing the financial problems at Rugby Australia, which lost almost $30 million in 2020 at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, and another $5 million last year.

With the added bonus of a lucrative visit from the British and Irish Lions in 2025, RA will be presented with a golden opportunity to try to fix some of the issues that have plagued the game for the best part of a decade.

One of those is getting the best and most talented young players to choose the 15-man game over the far more popular codes locally, rugby league and Australian Rules football.


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