Bengaluru — World Rugby has announced the qualification process for the 2023 Rugby World Cup in France aimed at promoting a “genuine opportunity” for all unions, the game’s global body says.

Twelve teams — SA, England, New Zealand, Wales, Japan, France, Australia, Ireland, Scotland, Italy, Argentina and Fiji — have already qualified by virtue of their top-three finishes in their respective pools at the 2019 World Cup...

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