Canberra rugby figures warn of missed World Cup opportunities

Olivia Ireland
By Olivia Ireland
November 25 2021 - 6:30pm
Easts junior rugby players Nela Whiteman, 10, and Luke Whiteman, 7. Picture: Keegan Carroll

While Canberra's local rugby clubs would be expected to celebrate the announcement that Australia's bid for the 2027 Rugby World Cup is likely to be won, the news has instead been overshadowed by the ACT government's refusal to budge on the costs of hosting.

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Olivia Ireland

Olivia is a reporter for the Canberra Times. She has covered local news, arts, education and business and is beginning her rotation with Federal Politics. Olivia started as an intern in August 2021 and began her career with the Times after completing her studies at the ANU in November 2021.