Welcome to our Rugby 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.

Rugby World Cup 2023 venues: See where the matches will be played throughout the tournament in France.

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…

South Africa Rugby World Cup squad 2023

Springboks head coach Jacques Nienaber has named an expanded training group of 33 as coaches continue to assess South Africa Rugby World Cup squad options ahead of the big dance.…

Rugby World Cup venues 2023

The 2023 Rugby World Cup takes place across France from 8 September to 28 October, with the tournament set to feature the best male rugby talent from all over the globe.…

Rugby World Cup 2023 Pool Draw

All the way back in 2020, the Rugby World Cup Pools were drawn for the 2023 event in Paris. Since that day, we’ve had the final qualifiers and scandals, the…

Rugby world Cup referees

World Rugby has announced their panel of referees and match officials for the Rugby World Cup group stages in France. Georgia’s Nika Amashukeli is amongst the list of 12 referees…