Captain Agustin Pichot celebrates after Argentina finishes third at the 2007 World Cup. Can he win the bid to become World Rugby chairman? Photo: Martin Bureau

Agustin Pichot’s World Rugby chairman bid targets tier two nations as sport’s ‘long term future is in Africa and Asia’

  • Argentinian great believes the focus on established nations has meant rugby misses massive potential in Africa and Asia, but he intends to change the mindset
  • Pichot wants to build regional tournaments for men and women, in sevens and 15s, to give teams a chance to play more regularly and at a higher standard
Topic |   Rugby World Cup 2019
Captain Agustin Pichot celebrates after Argentina finishes third at the 2007 World Cup. Can he win the bid to become World Rugby chairman? Photo: Martin Bureau
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