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Spain’s place in 2023 Rugby World Cup in doubt


DUBLIN (AP) — Spain’s place in the 2023 Rugby World Cup in France is in doubt while it is being investigated for fielding an ineligible player. Spain qualified on March 13 for its second Rugby World Cup, and first since 1999. But World Rugby says it is convening an independent judicial committee to examine a possible breach by Spain in World Cup qualifying of Regulation 8, concerning a player’s eligibility for internationals. 

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