ACT government bids for four-game 2027 rugby World Cup package

Chris Dutton
September 20 2023 - 5:30am

The ACT government is locked in a World Cup standoff with Rugby Australia, with neither willing to budge on the fees attached to being a host city for the 2027 tournament.

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Chris Dutton

Chris Dutton

Sport editor

Chris Dutton has been a sport journalist since 2008, covering rugby union, rugby league, basketball, cricket and soccer. He has covered World Cups and Olympic Games in print and online. Chris has had a stint as news director, but is back in sport to follow the ups and downs. Email:

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