The organizers of the next European Rugby Cup have moved to Ireland ahead of the FIFA World Cup.
The 2023 finals of the European Rugby Tournament, the European Cup and the European Challenge, will take place in Dublin on Thursday, organizers said.
The 2023 final was to take place at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London. However, as the 2022 World Cup takes place in November and December, the Premier League ends later than usual and the 2023 Rugby World Cup affects the EPCR schedule, so Aviva decided to pick the stadium for next season. EPCR explained.
“Two showpieces competitions for elite clubs in Europe will be held on Friday 19th May 2023 and Saturday 20th May 2023 in the Irish Capital”The organizing committee said.
This is the fifth time Dublin has hosted the European final since 1999 (Ulster-Colomiers 21-6), 2003 (Toulouse-Perpignan 22-17) and 2013 (Leinster-Stade Franായിois 34-13, 16-1 Montoul 34-13 in the Challenge). In the European Cup 15).
To date, six countries have already hosted the European finals: England, Scotland, Spain, France, Ireland and Wales.
The 2022 final is scheduled for May 27 and 28 in Marseille, where Toulon will face Lyon in the Challenge and La Rochelle will face La Rochelle in the Champions Cup.
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