16 Nov 2017

France to host 2023 Rugby World Cup after shock vote

From Morning Report, 7:37 am on 16 November 2017

In a shock announcement the World Rugby Council has gone against a recommendation in deciding the host for the 2023 Rugby World Cup. South Africa had been recommended by World Rugby's board but the council members went for France, which also held the tournament in 2007. Ireland was eliminated after the first round. Rugby journalist in France Ian Borthwick joins us with his reaction.