Why SA is 'more favourable' to host RWC 2023

2017-09-23 17:57

South Africa's 2023 Rugby World Cup bid meets and exceeds every one of World Rugby's primary seven bid objectives, writes Mark Keohane.


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Ramaphosa's presence boosts SA’s RWC bid

2017-09-23 16:36

South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa's presence in London is confirmation of the intent in SA's 2023 Rugby World Cup bid.

South Africa 2023

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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RWC 2023 in SA to help inspire next Habana?

2017-09-14 11:49

The power and influence of hosting the RWC in SA in 2023 could inspire the game’s next try-scoring record breaker and trendsetter to again be South African.

South Africa 2023

10 reasons SA will host the most memorable 2023 RWC

2017-09-23 16:36

South Africa, in its 2023 Rugby World Cup bid, has developed 10 commitments to deliver the most memorable major sporting event of 2023.

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NZ Rugby ponders RWC 2023 vote

2017-09-21 13:58

New Zealand Rugby will be influenced by a recommendation from a World Rugby executive committee before voting on who they want to host the 2023 RWC.

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SA's RWC 2023 bid aligns with growth in Africa

2017-09-14 11:45

South Africa's bid to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup aligns with the growth of the sport in Africa, writes Mark Keohane.

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Ramaphosa to lead SA's RWC 2023 presentation delegation

2017-09-21 12:30

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa will lead a high-level delegation to London for the presentation to World Rugby of SA’s bid to host Rugby World Cup 2023.

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Why SA is the ultimate rugby destination

2017-09-14 12:02

SA’s appeal as a tourist destination will prove as decisive as SA’s standing as a recognised rugby powerhouse in determining the hosts of the 2023 RWC.

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RWC 2023 is first an economic opportunity

2017-08-29 15:35

Hosting the Rugby World Cup in 2023 will bring South Africa R27.3 billion in direct, indirect and induced economic impact.

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Percy Montgomery on what RWC 2023 means to SA

2017-08-14 15:14

Springbok legend Percy Montgomery says South Africa’s hosting the 2023 Rugby World Cup would be the equal of what it meant to New Zealand in 2011.

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SA Rugby thanks govt for RWC 2023 support

2017-08-03 12:41

SA Rugby has thanked the government for their support in providing the required financial guarantees to bring the Rugby World Cup tournament back home in 2023.

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Having RWC 2023 in SA would be 'brilliant'

2017-07-17 14:33

Tsholo Kubheka insists rugby is a vehicle to bringing sport’s biggest global event of 2023 to SA and the benefits would extend the South African rugby landscape.

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How the RWC 2023 voting works

2017-07-17 14:36

South Africa must secure a 19-strong majority from the 37 World Council votes to host Rugby World Cup 2023.

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It's official! SA Rugby makes RWC 2023 bid

2017-07-03 14:16

SA Rugby has delivered what it believed will be a winning bid to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup at World Rugby headquarters in Dublin, Ireland.


France trim 2023 World Cup cities to nine

2017-05-31 17:23

The Parc des Princes, home to Paris Saint-Germain, will not stage any games should France's bid to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup be successful.

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'95 win was SA's best World Cup moment!

2017-08-28 14:44

For Mark Keohane, the Springboks' 1995 World Cup final win against the All Blacks tops the list as South African rugby’s biggest World Cup moment.

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RWC 2023 bid differs from Durban's doomed Commonwealth Games

2017-08-14 15:09

SA’s 2023 Rugby World Cup bid differs significantly from Durban’s 2022 Commonwealth Games in that World Rugby’s financial guarantees are fixed at R2.7bn.

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Alexander makes World Rugby RWC 2023 promise

2017-07-30 07:00

SA Rugby President Mark Alexander has promised World Rugby that the 2023 Rugby World Cup, should it be in SA, will be unrivalled in terms of player welfare.

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6-week tour of SA is stuff of legend

2017-07-17 14:44

Having the Rugby World Cup in South Africa in 2023 would allow the game’s modern players to experience one of the great adventures in the sport.

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Roux: SIX reasons why SA should get 2023 World Cup

2017-07-03 13:01

SA Rugby CEO Jurie Roux gives SIX reasons why the Rugby World Cup should return to South Africa in 2023.

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Boks excited about 2023 RWC bid

2017-07-03 13:24

Playing in a Rugby World Cup in their home country is something that excites the Springboks and for many, it would be the highlight of their careers.

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Hosting RWC 2023 would leave a “huge legacy” to SA

2017-07-03 13:01

The new Minister of Sport and Recreation, Thulas Nxesi believes that the hosting of the Rugby World Cup in 2023 could make a huge impact on the country.

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Why SA deserves to host RWC 2023

2017-08-28 14:44

The 2015 Rugby World Cup in England was further evidence of the sport’s global appeal and a World Cup in Africa will only add to that worldwide reach.

South Africa 2023

Govt support key to SA's RWC 2023 bid

2017-08-14 15:02

Government financial support and tournament guarantees were non negotiable for World Rugby to entertain SA’s bid to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup.

South Africa 2023

SA focus RWC 2023 bid on 8 stadiums

2017-07-17 14:40

South Africa have focused their 2023 Rugby World Cup bid on eight existing stadia in seven cities.

Mark Keohane

South African rugby NEEDS to host RWC 2023

2017-03-29 08:59

South African rugby - indeed the game in Africa - needs the lifeblood of hosting the 2023 Rugby World Cup, writes Mark Keohane.


France, Ireland, SA confirm bids for 2023 RWC

2017-06-02 11:41

France, Ireland and South Africa say they have submitted formal bids to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup.


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