RWC 2023 report must have its validity questioned

Report is not the final word on which country offers most as a host of RWC 2023

5th November, 2017

As someone who spends a large part of his time constructing presentations to evaluate competing project proposals, it was with great interest that I read the International Rugby Board-commissioned World Cup bid evaluation report.

This report handed a strong recommendation to South Africa as the host nation for the 2023 Rugby World Cup, at Ireland’s expense. However, what struck me most were the grave oversights and inconsistencies it contained. I tried to imagine myself presenting...

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