Rugby: 2027 World Cup bid a 'light on the hill' for Australia - Eales

  • Rugby
  • Thursday, 20 May 2021

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia winning the right to host the 2027 Rugby World Cup would be an important step in the rejuvenation of the sport in the country after a few lean years, former captain John Eales said at the launch of the bid on Thursday.

The goal-kicking lock forward played a part in both of Australia's World Cup triumphs, running out for his 10th test in the 1991 final at Twickenham and raising the Webb Ellis Cup as captain in Cardiff in 1999.

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