The United States has been chosen to host the 2031 Men’s Rugby World Cup and the 2033 Women’s Rugby World Cup, tournament officials confirmed.
During the annual World Rugby council meeting in Dublin on Thursday, the U.S. was announced as a host nation for the tournament.
Ahead of the United States, England is set to host the 2025 Women’s Rugby World Cup, while Australia was announced as the location for the 2027 Men’s Rugby World Cup and 2029 Women’s Rugby World Cup.
“Today, we have approved three exceptional Rugby World Cup host nations – England, Australia and USA – providing unprecedented certainty and an unparalleled opportunity to accelerate the growth and impact of rugby globally,” World Rugby chairman Bill Beaumont said to the council. “It is great for rugby, for fans and for the host nations.”