BITTER BATTLE FOR 2023
Ireland rugby CEO
...given South Africa’s sovereign credit rating, as categorised by Standard & Poor’s, is BB+ … sometimes referred to as ‘junk’, was perfectly clear.
French Rugby chief
We have analysed the report – there are six points where we have been placed behind South Africa, two of which are not possible.
SA Rugby CEO
It would now be very difficult for any federation to go against this independent outcome because it would laugh in the face of transparency and process.
chaired by Bill Beaumont
While disappointment and high emotion following the announcement of a recommendation is understandable, such comments are both unfounded and inaccurate.
WORLD RUGBY JURIE ROUX BERNARD LAPORTE PHILIP BROWNE