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#RWC 2023

# rwc-2023 - Saturday 11 November, 2017

Ireland's World Cup bid: 'We don't think we were holed below the waterline. That's why we will keep battling'

Philip Browne vows to fight until the last possible minute ahead of Wednesday’s 2023 vote.

# rwc-2023 - Thursday 9 November, 2017

As Ireland and France pick holes, World Rugby boss says 2023 report 'stands up to any scrutiny'

“There’s a vote to come and we’ll see what happens with that.”

# rwc-2023 - Thursday 2 November, 2017

IRFU reiterates Taoiseach's defiant message - the Ireland 2023 bid is still alive

“Ireland’s team will compete to the final whistle as we bid to turn our historic bid plans into reality.”

# rwc-2023 - Tuesday 31 October, 2017

Ireland 2023 team vow to continue campaigning despite being ranked third in hosting suitability

‘Our team will compete to the final whistle,” says Dick Spring, chairman of the Ireland 2023 oversight committee.

Blow for Ireland as report recommends South Africa for 2023 Rugby World Cup

The Springboks look set to be on home turf for a World Cup for the first time since 1995, but a vote on 15 November will determine the final outcome.

# rwc-2023 - Monday 25 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Theresa May has backed Ireland's bid to host the Rugby World Cup Ireland 2023

Theresa May has backed Ireland's bid to host the Rugby World Cup

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar met with the British Prime Minister in London today, following Ireland’s presentation to host the RWC 2023.

# rwc-2023 - Thursday 1 June, 2017

Signed, sealed, delivered: Ireland's RWC 2023 bid brought to World Rugby with no shortage of fanfare

Bids from South Africa and France were also handed over. We don’t want them to win.

# rwc-2023 - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

BOD, Paulie, Brogan and Matthews will convince you that Ireland is ready for the Rugby World Cup RWC 2023 This post contains videos

BOD, Paulie, Brogan and Matthews will convince you that Ireland is ready for the Rugby World Cup

Party in our gaff in 2023 – and the world is invited.

# rwc-2023 - Friday 27 January, 2017

Wales won't cash in historic claim to 20% of Ireland's Rugby World Cup profits

It’s good news for Ireland’s 2023 bid – and good news for World Cup organisers.

# rwc-2023 - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

Big chance for GAA to upgrade stadia if Ireland's RWC 2023 bid is successful

There are 8 GAA stadiums currently on the long list.

# rwc-2023 - Monday 12 December, 2016

Tipp GAA chief can see reason behind Semple Stadium omisson from Ireland's RWC bid

The Thurles venue did not make the long list at the recent launch.

# rwc-2023 - Thursday 8 December, 2016

'This place is special': Lam open to return to Ireland, maybe even at the 2023 World Cup

The Samoan thinks the 2023 tournament will definitely be here.

# rwc-2023 - Wednesday 16 November, 2016

All-Ireland final must move if Croke Park hosts opening match of 2023 RWC

Who’s up for a couple of August GAA deciders?

Tipperary TDs are raging over 'incomprehensible' Semple Stadium World Cup snub

Iconic Thurles venue was not included on the long list of 12 grounds announced yesterday.

'It is probably the biggest tournament we're capable of hosting' - O'Driscoll BOD

'It is probably the biggest tournament we're capable of hosting' - O'Driscoll

Brian O’Driscoll has been helping out with Ireland’s Rugby World Cup 2023 bid.

# rwc-2023 - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

IRFU hope to keep World Cup prices down with terraces and €15 tickets

IRFU chief Philip Browne wants to avoid temporary seating if Ireland win the right to host the 2023 tournament.

'We're ready to create something unforgettable': Liam Neeson video launches World Cup bid RWC 2023 This post contains videos

'We're ready to create something unforgettable': Liam Neeson video launches World Cup bid

Decision on World Cup hosts due in November 2017.

# rwc-2023 - Thursday 10 November, 2016

World Rugby expects 'no obstacle' from South African government on RWC 2023 bid

The South African government had promised to ban the SARU from hosting the tournament, which Ireland are also vying for.

# rwc-2023 - Tuesday 4 October, 2016

It's official: Ireland is one of three countries in the running to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup

France and South Africa are also in contention.

# rwc-2023 - Monday 25 April, 2016

Rivals in Ireland's Rugby World Cup bid, South Africa's 2023 hopes are in jeopardy

# rwc-2023 - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

Ireland's 2023 RWC bid already has 40% of the vote, says Spring

But World Rugby’s voting panel could be expanded this year.

# rwc-2023 - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

South Africa are now an official rival for Ireland in 2023 World Cup bid

The SARU are hoping persistence pays off as they enter the bidding for the fourth straight tournament.

# rwc-2023 - Thursday 18 December, 2014

High Court blow for the Rugby World Cup bid (but don't worry, all is not lost)

Organisers committed to vision for a world class Casement Park despite today’s ruling.

# rwc-2023 - Friday 5 December, 2014

2023 vision: Tales of a turkey coma and World Cup dreams

A feed of stout for Fiji, Samoa in Fitzgerald Stadium and more of our wildest recurring dream.

# rwc-2023 - Thursday 4 December, 2014

IRFU set to unveil All-Ireland Rugby World Cup bid

The 2023 bid is set to be unveiled tomorrow morning.

# rwc-2023 - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

NZ Rugby World Cup organiser urges Irish bid to make full use Killarney and other tourist hotspots

Martin Snedden believes that having Fitzgerald Stadium broadcast world wide would leave a lasting imprint on audiences.

# rwc-2023 - Thursday 3 April, 2014

Varadkar: Ireland has 50/50 chance of staging World Cup but South Africa a threat

The Sports Minister was speaking about the 2023 competition on Off The Ball.

# rwc-2023 - Thursday 20 February, 2014

Hugo MacNeill to head Irish Rugby World Cup bid

The former Irish international will chair a cross-border working group.

# rwc-2023 - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

With a name like Chicago Doyle, you know this 10-year-old is gonna be class

Move over Indiana Jones, this kid is the business.

# rwc-2023 - Tuesday 26 November, 2013

Which Connacht stadiums could be part of the Rugby World Cup bid?

Here are the candidates from the west of the country as Ireland contemplates a bid for 2023.

# rwc-2023 - Saturday 23 November, 2013

What Ulster stadiums could be considered as a RWC 2023 venue?

Fiji are gonna freak when they see Breffni Park.

# rwc-2023 - Friday 22 November, 2013

Which Leinster stadiums have a chance of inclusion in a 2023 Rugby World Cup bid?

We take a look at some of the potential candidates for Ireland to put forward as host stadia.

# rwc-2023 - Thursday 21 November, 2013

What Munster stadiums could be included in a 2023 Rugby World Cup bid?

Where should the games be played if Ireland end up hosting the event in 10 years time?

GAA wanted to 'put the country first' by backing 2023 World Cup bid

“If we wanted to, we could have killed it, but we wanted to put the country first,” says GAA President Liam O’Neill.

# rwc-2023 - Saturday 18 August, 2012

GAA ready to back 2023 Rugby World Cup bid

The association have agreed to discuss the issue at congress, a move which allows the IRFU continue its feasibility study.

# rwc-2023 - Wednesday 7 December, 2011

Varadkar open to Rugby World Cup bid

Minister Leo Varadkar says that he would support discussions on a bid to bring the 2023 Rugby World Cup to these shores.