#Rugby World Cup
# rugby-world-cup - Thursday 26 March, 2015
EPCR has also announced its plans for the play-off system over the next three seasons.
# rugby-world-cup - Wednesday 25 March, 2015
It’s a battle for those boarding passes between now and September.
# rugby-world-cup - Tuesday 24 March, 2015
Captain Paul O’Connell says the players’ trust in their head coach has never wavered.
# rugby-world-cup - Friday 6 March, 2015
The Italian rugby federation yesterday underlined their intention to be in the mix for the global tournament.
# rugby-world-cup - Wednesday 4 March, 2015
The SARU are hoping persistence pays off as they enter the bidding for the fourth straight tournament.
# rugby-world-cup - Monday 2 March, 2015
The opposition’s journalists were impressed by what they saw from the home side yesterday.
# rugby-world-cup - Friday 27 February, 2015
While no official bid has been announced, Gosper also said that Ireland would be a strong candidate for the 2017 Women’s World Cup.
# rugby-world-cup - Thursday 26 February, 2015
Peter Stringer didn’t make the photo-shoot, but the tall lad at the back is pretty good.
# rugby-world-cup - Monday 5 January, 2015
If Joe Schmidt can call on the likes of Johnny Sexton, Sean O’Brien and Cian Healy, there is hope of Irish success.
# rugby-world-cup - Saturday 27 December, 2014
Joe Schmidt has enjoyed a fruitful first full year as head coach, guiding his players to Six Nations glory.
# rugby-world-cup - Friday 26 December, 2014
# rugby-world-cup - Thursday 18 December, 2014
Organisers committed to vision for a world class Casement Park despite today’s ruling.
# rugby-world-cup - Saturday 6 December, 2014
Robbie Henshaw, Paddy Jackson and Jordi Murphy may still be around if the Irish bid is successful.
# rugby-world-cup - Friday 5 December, 2014
It is likely that venues such as Croke Park, the Gaelic Grounds, Casement Park and Páirc Uí Chaoimh will be part of the bid.
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We take a look at who Ireland will be battling it out with to host the 2023 tournament.
# rugby-world-cup - Wednesday 26 November, 2014
Put on the kettle, roll out the biscuits and help us pick the 17 forwards Joe Schmidt should take to the World Cup.
# rugby-world-cup - Thursday 23 October, 2014
Anxious fans will find out on Saturday if they were lucky.
# rugby-world-cup - Monday 29 September, 2014
The deadline for the ballot is 6pm this evening.
# rugby-world-cup - Friday 19 September, 2014
This is quite a clever way to get their point across.
# rugby-world-cup - Thursday 18 September, 2014
The former hooker will work with presenter Matt Cooper for the global tournament.
Leinster’s No. 8 says he will head to the 2015 tournament with the intention of picking up a winner’s medal.
# rugby-world-cup - Thursday 11 September, 2014
Answering Ireland’s call is one thing, but will you accept the charges?
# rugby-world-cup - Tuesday 9 September, 2014
There is still a chance to shine on spotlight on everyday heroes and heroines – on all fields of play.
# rugby-world-cup - Monday 1 September, 2014
The IRB have released a star-studded video to promote the international tournament.
# rugby-world-cup - Thursday 28 August, 2014
Rugby union’s international governing body will have a new moniker from the 19th of November onwards.
# rugby-world-cup - Wednesday 13 August, 2014
# rugby-world-cup - Tuesday 5 August, 2014
“We knew what we were going to do; we were going to go back up there and score and take control of the game.”
# rugby-world-cup - Saturday 2 August, 2014
The Munster lock admits his body needs to be managed smartly if he is to make the global tournament.
# rugby-world-cup - Thursday 31 July, 2014
14 of Ireland’s starting 15 against the United States have Grand Slam winners’ medals.
# rugby-world-cup - Tuesday 29 July, 2014
The former Les Bleus fullback will pare back his role with Biarritz to give more time to the national team.
# rugby-world-cup - Wednesday 23 July, 2014
The New Zealand-born player is back in the international fold after four years away from the game.
# rugby-world-cup - Sunday 20 July, 2014
Philip Doyle’s side had too much class for Wales in Malahide this afternoon.
# rugby-world-cup - Sunday 6 July, 2014
Nick Cummins opted for a lucrative move to Japan to support a large family that includes two siblings with cystic fibrosis.
# rugby-world-cup - Wednesday 2 July, 2014
The Transport Minister has been talking about the upcoming reshuffle, the Rugby World Cup and why he prefers Frances Fitzgerald to Alan Shatter.
# rugby-world-cup - Tuesday 1 July, 2014
‘Women’s rugby is at an all-time high in Ireland,’ says head coach Philip Doyle.
# rugby-world-cup - Sunday 29 June, 2014
The east Africans pulled off an impressive victory over Namibia in Madagascar.
# rugby-world-cup - Saturday 28 June, 2014
The Cook Islands actually led close to the half-hour mark.
# rugby-world-cup - Friday 27 June, 2014
Led by former Leinster forward Stan Wright, the Cookies are hoping to shock the former RWC quarter finalists.
# rugby-world-cup - Saturday 21 June, 2014
New Zealand are on course to break the world record for consecutive Test match victories.