British Isles to tackle 2015 bid?

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According to news reports, England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales are on the verge of proposing that they host the 2015 Rugby World Cup jointly across Britain and Ireland.

According to news reports, England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales are on the verge of proposing that they host the 2015 Rugby World Cup jointly across Britain and Ireland. All four countries have registered official interest in tendering for the next tournament after New Zealand 2011 as part of the new International Rugby Board (IRB) host bid process, with Scotland, Ireland and Wales also having noted interest in 2019. The decision on the hosts for both 2015 and 2019 events will be taken at the IRB Council meeting in May 2009. South Africa, Australia, Italy and Japan have also offered to host the 2015 event, and Jamaica and Russia have said they are also interested in 2019. The IRB has demanded profit guarantees of at least

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