The RFU confirms bid for Rugby World Cup - Ruck

The RFU confirms bid for Rugby World Cup

The RFU has set its sights on hosting the 2031 World Cup, new chairman Tom Ilube said Tuesday.

England last staged the global showpiece event in 2015 when their team under coach Stuart Lancaster embarrassingly crashed out at the pool stage.

“We would like to bid for that — the 2031 World Cup,” Ilube told media.

“That would be really exciting to have it here and you could imagine what it would be like and I think that really gives us a focus as well.

“So we will see what happens, it will be interesting. It is something that we are really interested in discussing and engaging with the process.”

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