Apr 20, 2022

President Joe Biden Expresses Support for USA Rugby World Cup Bid as Committee Submits Final Materials

As of Tuesday, April 19, the USA Rugby and the Rugby World Cup Bid Committee has finalized and submitted all necessary materials to World Rugby to complete its bid to host the 2031 Men’s Rugby World Cup and 2033 Women’s Rugby World Cup. These materials include a letter from President Joe Biden voicing strong support for the bid on behalf of the United States. The World Rugby Council will vote on May 12 to determine the official host union for the 2031 and 2033 Rugby World Cups.

The President’s letter to World Rugby pledges his full support, stating that “the United States strongly supports the effort to bring the 2031 Men’s Rugby World Cup Tournament and the 2033 Women’s Rugby World Cup Tournament (‘Tournaments’) to our country, and looks forward to working with Rugby World Cup Limited (RWCL) to help deliver the most successful Rugby World Cup’s in history” Full text of the letter can be found here.

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