Southern hemisphere rugby teams to share £10m World Cup boost

The top-tier southern hemisphere nations will share £10 million in compensation for competing at the next Rugby World Cup and also get an additional £3 million each for participating.

17th May, 2012
Australian player Nathan Sharpe celebrates his team's victory over Wales at the 2007 Rugby World Cup in the Millennium stadium in Cardiff.

The top-tier southern hemisphere nations will share £10 million €12.5 million) in compensation for competing at the next Rugby World Cup and also get an additional £3 million each for participating.

The International Rugby Board agreed this week to change the four-yearly tournament’s revenue distribution model to address losses suffered by major teams during a World Cup year. The Australian Rugby Union said it had a A$16 million (€12.5 million) shortfall because of the need...

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