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#RWC 2023

# rwc-2023 - Monday 14 December, 2020

'It certainly gets you thinking about next steps': Farrell hopes to face 'Boks ahead of 2023 showdown
# Road To France
# Road To France

'It certainly gets you thinking about next steps': Farrell hopes to face 'Boks ahead of 2023 showdown

Dec 14th 2020, 7:04 PM 3,788 Views 3 Comments

Farrell has brought about a transition in Ireland’s international side and the sight of the ‘Boks at the end of the cycle makes his task all the tougher.

# 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'
# RWC 2023
# RWC 2023

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

Nov 11th 2017, 12:45 PM 6,632 Views 11 Comments

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'
# RWC 2023
# RWC 2023

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

Nov 9th 2017, 10:57 AM 6,476 Views 9 Comments

“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
# The Race Goes On
# The Race Goes On

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

Nov 2nd 2017, 5:00 PM 15,463 Views 40 Comments

“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
# South Africa 2023
# South Africa 2023

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

Oct 31st 2017, 3:12 PM 33,284 Views 111 Comments

‘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
# RWC 2023
# RWC 2023

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

Oct 31st 2017, 11:08 AM 55,902 Views 184 Comments

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

Theresa May has backed Ireland's bid to host the Rugby World Cup
# Ireland 2023
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# Ireland 2023

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

Sep 25th 2017, 3:25 PM 37,428 Views 88 Comments

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
# Ready For The World
# Ready For The World

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

Jun 1st 2017, 7:37 PM 19,503 Views 16 Comments

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
# RWC 2023

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

Mar 22nd 2017, 6:07 PM 12,559 Views 27 Comments

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
# RWC 2023
# RWC 2023

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

Jan 27th 2017, 6:24 PM 20,038 Views 18 Comments

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
# Room To Improve
# Room To Improve

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

Jan 25th 2017, 6:00 AM 14,084 Views 29 Comments

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
# RWC 2023
# RWC 2023

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

Dec 12th 2016, 6:00 AM 6,037 Views 4 Comments

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
# Welcome Anytime
# Welcome Anytime

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

Dec 8th 2016, 6:01 AM 5,939 Views 0 Comments

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
# Soughtafter Property
# Soughtafter Property

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

Nov 16th 2016, 11:58 AM 29,875 Views 47 Comments

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

Tipperary TDs are raging over 'incomprehensible' Semple Stadium World Cup snub
# RWC 2023
# RWC 2023

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

Nov 16th 2016, 8:00 AM 37,498 Views 110 Comments

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
# BOD

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

Nov 16th 2016, 7:45 AM 6,854 Views 5 Comments

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
# Out Standing
# Out Standing

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

Nov 15th 2016, 4:45 PM 23,748 Views 35 Comments

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
# RWC 2023

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

Nov 15th 2016, 3:00 PM 27,961 Views 30 Comments

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
# Rival Bid
# Rival Bid

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

Nov 10th 2016, 7:00 AM 6,893 Views 0 Comments

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
# Green Light
# Green Light

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

Oct 4th 2016, 5:00 PM 28,750 Views 70 Comments

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

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

Apr 25th 2016, 3:24 PM 8,346 Views 1 Comment

Racial goals have not been met.

# rwc-2023 - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

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

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

May 19th 2015, 2:49 PM 6,832 Views 4 Comments

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
# BOK OFF
# BOK OFF

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

Mar 4th 2015, 4:16 PM 12,692 Views 33 Comments

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)
# Best Laid Plans
# Best Laid Plans

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

Dec 18th 2014, 4:08 PM 4,086 Views 6 Comments

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
# In Our Dreams
# In Our Dreams

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

Dec 5th 2014, 11:26 AM 2,286 Views 4 Comments

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
# Ireland 2023
# Ireland 2023

IRFU set to unveil All-Ireland Rugby World Cup bid

Dec 4th 2014, 3:15 PM 15,856 Views 122 Comments

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
# RWC 2023?
# RWC 2023?

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

May 7th 2014, 3:00 PM 17,797 Views 42 Comments

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
# Dream Big
# Dream Big

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

Apr 3rd 2014, 10:15 AM 5,095 Views 9 Comments

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
# RWC Bid
# RWC Bid

Hugo MacNeill to head Irish Rugby World Cup bid

Feb 20th 2014, 4:03 PM 5,598 Views 13 Comments

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
# RWC 2023?
# RWC 2023?

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

Jan 28th 2014, 11:47 AM 6,413 Views 12 Comments

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?
# Venues
# Venues

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

Nov 26th 2013, 3:02 PM 16,443 Views 64 Comments

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?
# Back The Bid
# Back The Bid

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

Nov 23rd 2013, 6:34 PM 8,522 Views 12 Comments

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?
# RWC2023
# RWC2023

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

Nov 22nd 2013, 5:30 PM 21,937 Views 67 Comments

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?
# Venues
# Venues

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

Nov 21st 2013, 6:25 PM 17,609 Views 34 Comments

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
# RWC 2023?
# RWC 2023?

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

Nov 21st 2013, 7:45 AM 4,776 Views 38 Comments

“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
# RWC 2023?
# RWC 2023?

GAA ready to back 2023 Rugby World Cup bid

Aug 18th 2012, 4:15 PM 8,111 Views 29 Comments

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
# RWC 2023?
# RWC 2023?

Varadkar open to Rugby World Cup bid

Dec 7th 2011, 6:56 PM 4,775 Views 26 Comments

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