The United States officially announced its intention to host the 2027 or 2031 Men’s Rugby World Cup and the 2029 Women’s Rugby World Cup.
This It is the first time that a nation has bet on the Men’s and Women’s Rugby World Cups together. and, if the bid is successful, it will mark the first time that a Men’s Rugby World Cup has been held in North or South America. The team behind the offer has been working hard since the United States announced that it had been formally accepted as a candidate for the offer in June 2021 after a strong and successful feasibility study.
Progress to date includes finalizing the bidding campaign branding, solidifying and polling public and fan support for the bidding, closely coordinating with federal, state and local government officials, securing the interest of the major metropolitan areas from coast to coast and put in place an experienced team to drive continued progress.
“This is a proud moment in presenting our vision for a Rugby World Cup on American soil,” said United States Rugby World Cup bid chair Jim Brown. “After working on this for a year, we are confident in the strength of this candidacy, the support that surrounds us, the cities and stadiums interested in hosting, the first-rate infrastructure of our country for large-scale sporting events and the America’s opportunity The sports fan population contributes to the growth of rugby, both nationally and globally. “
These updates come as the United States rugby community gathers in Washington, DC prior to Las Aguilas’ game against the All Blacks on Saturday, October 23 at FedEx Field.