There are less than two years until the France World Cup 2023, but since World Rugby would be evaluating a decision for the future: hold the World Cup every two-year period.
As reported by The Telegraph, Bill beaumont, President of World Rugby, Alan Gilpin, CEO of World Rugby, and Claude atcher, executive director of the 2023 World Cup, met in Paris to discuss issues regarding the game and the future of the World Cups.
Gilpin, in an interview with the English media itself, assured that this movement is being considered: “The World Cups every two years have been considered before and they are definitely something that we will continue to consider. It is an interesting concept, especially when you also think about development. overall of the women’s game, “he said.
At the same time, the manager added: “But the men’s calendar is very congested and complex, with many different stakeholders, and we must ensure that we engage with all of them before considering a World Cup every two years,” he said.
Beaumont, Gilpin and Atcher would have also met to discuss the problems of tickets for France 2023, the possible extension of teams for future World Cups and even possible changes in the laws of the sport with artificial intelligence.