Dubai to host Rugby World Cup qualification tournament

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The qualification tournament for the final place at next year's men's Rugby World Cup will be held at the Sevens Stadium in Dubai from November 6-18, World Rugby said on Monday.

Hong Kong, Kenya, the United States and Portugal will clash in a round-robin format for the last spot at next year’s tournament.

The winners will go into Pool C at the World Cup, alongside Wales, Australia, Fiji and Georgia. 

The World Cup will be played in France for the second time from September 8 next year.

The country also hosted the tournament in 2007.

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