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Rugby World Cup draw debacle shows up organisers’ short-sightedness

No matter how you slice or dice it, no matter how the unexpected plays out – as it often does in sporting events – the bottom line is that this Rugby World Cup in France has possibly been ruined from the get-go by the organising body’s actions. 

The great mistake this time – and there have been many by World Rugby over the years – was to hold the draw for the 2023 World Cup almost three years ago.

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