Japan comes to town - 03/03/2015

Japan came to Dubin recently to roll out the 12 Cities & Venues picked to host the 2019 RWC.

By Frank Quinn

Bernard Lapasset Chairman of the World Rugby was on hand at the Westbury Hotel in Dublin with the Members of the Japanese organising Committee (Tatsuzo Yabe, Chairman JRFU and Akira Shimazu, CEO Japan Rugby 2019) to officially announce the real start of the RWC 2019...

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