France 2023 CEO Claude Atcher has launched the France 2023 Rugby World Cup, chaired by Australian rugby legend John Eales. Eales winner of the 1991 and 1999 Rugby World Cups. And has accepted the role of chairman of France’s 2023 Rugby World Cup players committee. The Rugby fans can buy France Rugby World Cup tickets 2023 from our website at exclusively discounted prices.

The former Wallabies captain, who was inducted into the World Rugby Hall of Fame in 2007. And will play a key role in linking the 660 players taking part in the 2023 Rugby World Cup with the France 2023 Organising Committee. This appointment also gives this player an international dimension.


Eales will be joined by six prominent figures in French and international rugby. Former France internationals Philippe Sella and Yannick Jauzion will sit on the players’ committee. Alongside Wales’s rugby legend Gareth Thomas and former Australian captain David Pocock, known for his strong views on environmental issues. For France Rugby World Cup tickets 2023 visit eticketing.

While France’s 2023 Rugby World Cup aims to highlight the role of women in rugby. The players’ committee will also include Frenchwoman Jessy Trémoulière. Who was named a 15th-year-old World Rugby player last December, and Iesing Vunipola. Whereas the mother of English rugby stars Mako and Billy.


The Player’s Committee meets several times a year to monitor a number of objectives:

  • Strengthen the bond between the 660 players. Who will play in the 2023 Rugby World Cup and fans in France and around the world
  • Bring professional and amateur rugby closer together
  • Involve players off the rugby field around the women’s social responsibility initiatives in France in 2023. In particular through sustainable development projects, and tackle all types of discrimination

Following the historic decision to extend the 2023 Rugby World Cup by one week. From 8 September to 28 October, the extension of rest periods for all teams. The formation of this players’ committee confirms the desire of the 2023 Rugby World Cup France. To put players at the centre of the competition, in this 10th year. Which falls within the 200th year of our sport.

Claude Atcher, CEO of France 2023, said: “Thanks to their determination on the field and their off-field commitments. Our players are modern heroes, examples for future generations. Although The players’ committee ensures a valuable connection with supporters and the amateur rugby world.

So the 660 rugby players involved in the competition will be the main contributors to the positive legacy. That the 2023 Rugby World Cup will leave in France.

“I would really like to thank Chairman John Eales and therefore the six representatives involved during this project. In France and internationally, our priority remains the same: putting our players first.”

Eales Statement about Rugby

Players Committee chairman Eales said: “Rugby is more than just a sport. It’s a community and it’s a way of being. It doesn’t just create players; it shapes young men and ladies.

The players’ committees are going to be there for the fans. And for the players in order that rugby can still play an integral role in inspiring the longer term. And building the social bond that is so important to our society and to our individual wellbeing. Hence we look forward to seeing you at the 2023 Rugby World Cup in France.” is the website for World Cup 2023 tickets. The Rugby fans can buy Rugby World Cup tickets 2023 from our website at massively discounted prices.