World Rugby chairman Bill Beaumont said: "We've been fortunate to have three great bids".
France will host the 2023 Rugby World Cup in a huge surprise after the Council of the sport's governing body went against the recommendations of an extensive evaluation report in a secret ballot on Wednesday.
France and the IRFU both foght to overturn South Africa's advantage and IRFU chief executive Philip Browne even wrote a letter to World Rugby to challenge the independent process behind the preferred bidder recommendation.
"I'm obviously hugely disappointed that we were unsuccessful in our bid to host the Rugby World Cup in 2023, but I'd like to wish France all the very best in their preparations for the tournament", said Leinster and Ireland centre Garry Ringrose.
"However, in the feedback sessions I am sure we will be recommending to the World Rugby Council that the verdict of the evaluation committee become binding".
Ireland were eliminated after the first round when they secured eight of the 39 available votes to the 13 of South Africa and 18 of France.
"There's all these issues which are hard for us to understand", he said.
"That's the fact. We owe it to ourselves, the government and people of Ireland who have been very enthusiastic about it to fight to the end for it".
Chance of rain on Tuesday
This afternoon clouds will stick around for much of the day with highs struggling this afternoon hitting the mid 40s. There will be a 20-30 percent chance of isolated showers through the day with drizzle likely for most.
Japan, the 2019 Rugby World Cup hosts, carried two votes along with the six regional associations.
"It's like losing in the 79th minute of a match when you're ahead", said Mark Alexander, the SA Rugby president who felt the need to apologise to the nation for raising its expectations.
"The Rugby World Cup is such an important sporting event and the benefits of hosting it are substantial".
"We did everything in our power to bring the tournament to South Africa and we expected to have that right confirmed".
"We've won but it's really grass-roots rugby that has won", he added.
"We can not hide our desolation but, for the sake of rugby we wish the 2023 tournament hosts every success".
"We are disappointed today but we can look back with pride at the significant time and collaborative effort which had been put into our bid and which proved that Ireland has the credentials to host a Rugby World Cup".
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More Sunshine, Warmer Monday
More sunshine moves in this week with afternoon temperatures mainly in the 50s aside from Thursday when we could reach 60°. Saturday: We will kick of the weekend with partly sunny conditions and slight chance for rain in the early morning hours.
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