The excitement of Rugby enthusiasts over the globe is high as a kite because the Rugby World Cup is finally here. The long-awaited tournament, The tenth Rugby World Cup for men is slated to take place in September 2023 and will be hosted by France this year, starting from 08 September to 28 October in nine locales around the country, with the opening game and final being set to be played at Stade De Frane the National stadium of France.
France will host the Rugby World Cup for the third time; it also hosted the 1991 Rugby World Cup and the 2007 Rugby World Cup.
Initially, the tournament was planned to last conventional six weeks, but on February 23, 2021, World Rugby announced to the addition of an extra rest day on account of the player's health. To maximize recovery and tournament preparations, Each team will have a minimum of five days rest between each match.
The previous Rugby World Cup was held in Japan in 2019 and was obtained by team South Africa, whereas team England stood in 2nd position and team New Zealand Claimed 3rd position.
The following 12 teams are declared qualified for the Rugby World Cup 2023 and will come across each other with the urge to secure the Rugby World Champion 2023 title.
1. South Africa
2. New Zealand
Champions of the Rugby World Cup are Awarded a Webb Ellis Cup, which honors Willian Web Ellis(founder of Rugby). Another name for the trophy is The Rugby World Cup.