Where Ireland's Rugby World Cup bid fell behind

Where Ireland's Rugby World Cup bid fell behind
The Irish bid team making their Rugby World Cup 2023 presentation in London. Pic: Getty

Evaluation report backs South Africa ahead of final vote, as lack of experience and venue concerns hurt Ireland's scores

Ireland’s bid to host the Rugby World Cup in 2023 has suffered a blow after the board of Rugby World Cup unanimously recommended that South Africa be chosen when a final vote is taken on November 15.

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