France beats South Africa for hosting World Rugby Cup 2023


After many tumultuous weeks leading up to the decision, France has won hosting rights for the 2023 Rugby World Cup. The World Council’s vote was expected to go to South Africa.

Europe Correspondent Tova O'Brien joins Duncan Garner on The AM Show to discuss the latest decision on the international rugby affair.

While France is quite jubilant, South Africa is still licking its wounds.

They thought they were a shoe in.

South Africa ranked highest in the independent review after the three potential hosts were judged on five categories.

Watch the full clip from The AM Show above.

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