30 days ago

Poll: Where will you be watching the Rugby World Cup?

Maia Hart Reporter from Marlborough Express

The Rugby World Cup is just around the corner. The Government is adopting legislation to allow bars and clubs to open outside normal licensing hours for Rugby World Cup games.

Where do you prefer to watch the Rugby World Cup?

Let us know in the comments what you prefer to do.

Where will you be watching the Rugby World Cup?
  • 9.1% You'll find me at the pub with a pint.
    9.1% Complete
  • 31.8% I can't concentrate at the pub, I'll be at home watching.
    31.8% Complete
  • 0% I'm going to a friend's house, their TV is better.
    0% Complete
  • 45.5% I'm not going to be watching any of the RWC.
    45.5% Complete
  • 13.6% Other - I'll let you know in the comments.
    13.6% Complete
22 votes
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