Siya Kolisi and Cyril Ramaphosa after the Springboks won the 2019 Rugby World Cup. (Getty Images)
- Australia and the United States will host the respective 2027 and 2031 men’s Rugby World Cups.
- England will host the 2025 women’s Rugby World Cup; Australia the 2029 showpiece; and USA the 2033 edition.
- South Africa has been out of the picture to host another World Cup.
World Rugby on Thursday confirmed the host nations for the 2027 and 2031 men’s Rugby World Cups.
Australia will host the edition in 2027, while the United States will host the World Cup for the first time in 2031.
Australia, Argentina and Russia all launched bids for the 2027 World Cup back in 2019, before Argentina pulled out in 2020.
Australia last staged the tournament in 2003, when England beat the Wallabies in the final. Australia also co-hosted the inaugural 1987 edition with New Z
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