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South Africa recommended as host for 2023 Rugby World Cup - reports

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LONDON (Reuters) – The 2023 Rugby World Cup is set to be held in South Africa after the Board of the sport’s governing body recommended their bid ahead of France and Ireland, French and Irish media reported on Tuesday. World Rugby’s Council is expected to rubber-stamp the recommendation on Nov. 15. Japan will host the next tournament in 2019.

(Reporting by Mitch Phillips, editing by Ed Osmond)
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