The Rugby World Cup kicks off on Friday 8 September with the opening match between France and New Zealand.
The Rugby World Cup takes place once every four years. The next edition will take place in 2023 from Friday September 8 to Saturday October 28.
In 2019, the World Cup was held in Japan where South Africa became world champion. In 2023, the Rugby World Cup will take place in France.
Hosted in France, the 2023 World Cup will be played in nine stadiums: Stade de France in Paris, Stade Vélodrome in Marseille, Stade des Lumières in Lyon, Stade Pierre-Mauroy in Lille, Stade Atlantique in Bordeaux, Geoffroy-Guichard stadium in Saint-Etienne, the Beaujoire stadium in Nantes, the Allianz Riviera in Nice and the Toulouse stadium.
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250,000 tickets went on sale in September 2021 and sold out fairly quickly. Packs for the final stages were offered on March 15, 2022 to the 2023 Family on the 2023 World Cup website. Since January 12, it is now time for ticket resale on the official platform.
This site will be the "only official and secure way" to resell tickets purchased during previous sales phases, as explained in the press release. France 2023 President Jacques Rivoal said: "After the incredible demand for Rugby World Cup 2023 tickets during the sales phases organized in 2021 and 2022, we are delighted to be able to offer fans this resale platform. We hope that this additional service, provided by the France 2023 Organizing Committee, will be appreciated by both ticket holders and fans wishing to obtain their official tickets, away from the black market. month of the kick off of our event, we remain committed to making the Rugby World Cup an event accessible to all." As a reminder, since January 12, 2023, people who have purchased tickets during the previous sales phases in 2021 and 2022 have the possibility of offering their tickets on the official resale platform at a unit price depending on the match and the category. A maximum of 6 tickets per buyer are available.
What is the World Cup schedule?
On February 26, 2021, the full schedule for the 2023 World Cup was revealed. The Stade de France is the stadium that will host the most matches with ten matches including the opening match between France and New Zealand. Check out the calendar.
The composition of the hens had been determined in December 2020, at the end of the draw, in the presence of the President of the Republic Emmanuel Macron, who had not brought luck to the Blues, who will find themselves opposed, from the first round to the New Zealand All Blacks. We also know officially, since February 2021 that this France - All Blacks will be the opening match of the competition on Friday, September 8, 2023.
In addition to New Zealand that the Blues will face in the opening match, the XV of France will also be opposed to Italy, Namibia and Uruguay. The composition of the hens:
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Defending champions South Africa are putting their title on the line in 2023 at the Rugby World Cup in France. New Zealand and the South Africans are among the favorites cited for the next World Cup. As for the European selections, England and France, 3rd and 4th nations in the world could come and shake up the plans of the nations of the southern hemisphere, just like Ireland, which has seen its flagship opener, Jonathan Sexton extend until 2023 with Irish Rugby Federation.