Can Rugby Union’s top tier be broken?

Japanese Players Celebrate Shock Victory With Ireland

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Japanese Players Celebrate Shock Victory With Ireland

According to British International, too much money is concentrated in the rugby union powerhouses, making it harder for others to reach the top, according to a former British.

Rugby Union plays in 119 countries, but England, New Zealand, South Africa and Australia have only four players who have won the World Cup since starting in 1987.

Andy Gomarsall, who played twice in the England World Cup, thinks that it is difficult for newcomers to compete with these funds.

He told BBC 5 that he needed a better balance of money.

"If you make money in Twickenham's full house, you can make money and money. It doesn't mix well with current and previous players who can play Fiji." He told the Wake Up To Money Business of Sport program.

"It's amazing how this can be possible today and in times."

According to Deloitte, Rugby has a rich pool to choose a new host country and has access to a potential 4 billion TVs.

Mick Hogan, Managing Director of Newcastle Falcons says:

"What we need to do is look in the long run and not see how much we have to pay the bill for next year. How do we know if a country in Fiji, Tonga or Samoa actually went and played the game?"

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Namibian player Wian Conradie tackle in Group B match against South Africa

One way to promote sports in the new rugby stadium includes the World Rugby & # 39; s Beyond Legacy program, which aims to increase the broadcast audience of Asian rugby and engage 1 million new Asian players in rugby by 2020.

They accomplish this through plans such as holding rugby lessons at Japanese schools in the World Cup host city and investing in the growth of local teams.

Japan lost 19-12 against Ireland in World Cup full A.

Sukarti, who was a member of the World Rugby Council and the Irish Rugby Football Federation Committee, said of the defeat: .

"You want a team like Japan to come to the world stage and make a statement. A day in the sun doesn't end, and we'll try to build that great day against us."

This is the first time an Asian country has hosted the World Cup this year, and there is speculation that the US can bid for the 2027 World Cup. North America.

Hogan added: "It proves the value that can bring new tournaments to new tournaments. It can actually evoke a passion for sports in the region. And in five, ten, and twenty years it will be seen in legacy. Japan and Asia. "

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Japanese fans pose other than Shizuoka Stadium Eco Park

EY estimates that a six-week tournament could bring 1.5 billion pounds to the Japanese economy and support 25,000 jobs hosting hosts in 12 cities.

Japan has also invested 40 billion yen (290 million pounds) in infrastructure. This included strengthening transport links between cities and improving stadiums and team camps for use in Japan's domestic rugby scene after the end of the World Cup.

Domestic rugby scene development is an important step, in particular, to harness the continued success of Japan. According to Statista, there are about 3,000 clubs in Japan with 95,000 active players.

Shimazu Akira, head of Japan's Rugby Organizing Committee, said the tournament "is going to provide an important economic heritage for our country."

Japan's continued success could set the framework for other countries in future tournaments, and with the support of the top countries, the Rugby World Cup Final will see other teams advance to the World Cup semifinals and finals.

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