The hosts of the 2027 and 2031 men’s World Cups and 2025, 2029 and 2033 women’s World Cups will be chosen by vote in Dublin on Thursday.
Rugby chiefs from around the world will discuss plans to revive the Nations Championship concept when they meet on Tuesday in Dublin.
Suntory Sungoliath and Wallabies centre Samu Kerevi has hailed Eddie Jones’ influence but is also hoping to pick his brain about England.
England coach Eddie Jones has risked controversy as he is currently coaching with Suntory Sungoliath in Japan after a poor Six Nations.
Centre Damian de Allende has confirmed he will be leaving Munster at the end of the campaign but ruled out a move to anywhere in Europe.
France have overtaken New Zealand into second position on the World Rugby rankings after their Grand Slam win in this year’s Six Nations.
Premiership side Sale Sharks are at risk of losing Springbok duo Faf de Klerk and Lood de Jager after this season, according to Alex Sanderson.