World Rugby has selected South Africa as its preferred host for the 2023 World Cup which is great news for South Africa and all South Africans.
The evaluation that was carried out by experts gave the recommendation to World Rugby after key objectives was looked at for the past few months. France came in second to South Africa and Ireland third.
World Rugby members will now vote and decide who will host the show piece on the 15 November and it is expected that they will follow the recommendation of World Rugby.
The result will come from 39 votes with the associations able to vote as they see fit. The process will be overseen and the winner will need a total of 20 votes.
The groups are as follow: