The ban that was given on Spain and Romania in participating in the World Cup 2019 has been appealed against. Spain and Romania have lodged appeals against this ruling. As a result of this ruling that was based on ineligible players having been part of the games in Rugby Europe, the World Rugby foundation has suspended these countries from participating in the World Cup for five years.
The two countries are now appealing the ruling that was issued in May. Russia is now part of the Rugby World Cup 2019 Group A team in place of Romania. Continue reading “Romania Appeals Ban Ruling”