Rugby World Cup 

Welcome to our World Cup page where you can get all the latest news and updates on the 2023 tournament. Strap yourselves in because it’s going to be a wild and wonderful ride through France, in our sport’s most incredible tournament. You can find everything you need about the famous event – and the hosts country – right here!

Rugby World Cup 2023

The next men’s tournament will take place in September and October 2023 throughout France.

RWC 2023 Dates: The tournament is scheduled to start on the 8 September and finish on the 28 October – with France versus the All Blacks the curtain-raiser!

RWC 2023 Fixtures: Take a look at the full list of fixtures that will make up the group and knockout stages for the 2023 World Cup.

RWC 2023 Pools: Who will play who in the group stages.

RWC 2023 Tickets: Details on when tickets will go on sale and how to buy them.

RWC 2023 team bases: Locations for where every competing team will be based throughout the tournament.

The Stade de France will be a stadium used at the 2023 tournament (Getty Images)

Men’s Rugby World Cup History


Greatest Players

Greatest Tries

Greatest Moments

Greatest Shocks

Greatest Kits

That’s what has happened in the competition’s glorious past. Now look below for all the latest stories, features and explainers all about the World Cup and the next hosts, France. There’s a little something for everyone, right here…

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