Hard luck! Mixed reactions after SA snubbed as #RWC2023 host nation

South African has lost out on hosting the Rugby World Cup in 2023.

Despite a unanimous recommendation for South Africa to host the event, the World Rugby Council's final vote was given to France.

Read: SA preferred host for Rugby World Cup 2023 and our stadia may clinch it

SA Rugby have issued a statement saying that they accept the decision and won't challenge the result.

Also read: Endorsement shows SA's RWC 2023 bid the best - SA Rugby boss Jurie Roux

While some Twitter users aren't taking the news very well, others are adamant that hosting the event did not make sense in the first place.

Below is a mixed bag of reactions from South Africans on Twitter:


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