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August 4, 2017

South Africa to bid for 2023 Rugby World Cup

Cabinet has approved South Africa to submit its bid to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup (RWC), says Communications Minister Ayanda Dlodlo.

“Cabinet has approved the overall proposed package for this tournament which is an economic bid, that would minimise the demands on the fiscus as well as stimulate economic activity employment and empowerment,” Minister Dlodlo said on Thursday.

She was addressing a media briefing in Tshwane on the outcomes of a Cabinet meeting that took place on Tuesday.

According to the Minister, the tournament is expected to stimulate the country’s economy by supporting government priorities, especially as it relates to preferential procurement [...]

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July 7, 2017

Six reasons why SA should host the 2023 Rugby World Cup – Roux

SA Rugby CEO Jurie Roux recently visited Dublin where he successfully handed in the country’s official 2023 Rugby World Cup bid to World Rugby headquarters.

With government backing finally secured, South Africa is up against France and Ireland in an effort to host its first World Cup since 1995. A final decision on the host nation is expected from World Rugby in November of this year. Roux seems confident that SA Rugby has prepared a compelling bid, and he spoke on Tuesday about why he believed that South Africa was the ideal location for the showpiece.

 

Image: SA Rugby Mag

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