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White: 2019 RWC will be the most competitive

News24
24 Apr 2019, 16:10 GMT+10

Cape Town - Former Springbok coach Jake White has predicted that the 2019 Rugby World Cup will be the most competitive to date.

White shared his views via a column for the All Out Rugby website where he said World Rugby is in a .

In contrast to the 2015 World Cup in England when clear favourites New Zealand comfortably defended their title, White said are capable of winning the 2019 event.

White wrote.

White added that all of Wales, Ireland, England, South Africa, Australia, Scotland and France will be contenders.

White, who coached the Springboks to World Cup glory in France in 2007, added that rugby fans should be proud of the work done by the governing body, World Rugby, and that the game was .

The 2019 Rugby World Cup runs from September 20 until November 2.

READ Jake White's full column on the All Out Rugby website

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