ACT in the vexed position of whether it should delay, or make a play for Rugby World Cup games here

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By Peter Brewer
November 18 2021 - 6:30pm
RUC Secretary-manager Jeremy Wilcox, pictured at The RUC in O'Connor, which was a key hospitality venue during the local 2003 World Cup pool games. Picture: Dion Georgopoulos

Hospitality managers and events experts have urged the ACT government to Canberra "do all it can" to bid for games in the 2027 Rugby World Cup but tempered it with concerns about the difficulty the territory has in competing against cashed-up interstate governments desperate to win the rights to big games and draw visitors to newer venues.

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Peter Brewer

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Telling the truth and holding agencies accountable must matter to us all. It's also important to tell the story well, and factually. Contact me at peter.brewer@canberratimes.com.au