England was chosen to host the competition in July 2009, beating rival bids from Italy, Japan and South Africa. The competition’s organizers, Rugby World Cup Limited, had recommended England to the International Rugby Board
Of the 20 teams competing at the 2015 World Cup, 12 of them qualified by finishing in the top three places in their pools in the 2011 World Cup. The other eight teams qualified through regional competition. Of the 20 countries that competed in the previous World Cup in 2011, there was only one change – Uruguay replaced Russia.
The most awaited event of the year after cricket world cup 2015 is here. People from over 100 countries are waiting for this biggest extravaganza of 2015. People are booking their tickets for rugby world cup matches. But many of them are not able to visit England and watch rugby on a stadium seat. Most of them will watch it on TV and others will watch Rugby world cup live online on mobile, tablets or desktop. We will update more on rugby world cup regularly.
By Ashkk Gupta