(Reuters) – World Rugby has confirmed Australia as host of the men’s World Cup in 2027 and the women’s in 2029 and England has been chosen to stage the 2025 women’s tournament, the governing body said on Thursday. The United States was confirmed as host of the men’s showpiece event in 2031 and will stage the women’s tournament two years later. The hosts were finalised following a World Rugby Council meeting in Dublin. England hosted the women’s event in 2010 while it will be the first World Cup on American soil. France is hosting the 2023 men’s World Cup and New Zealand the women’s tournament, postponed in 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, later this year.
Source: MetroXpress May 12, 2022 11:49 UTC