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# rwc - Tuesday 9 March, 2021

Women's Rugby World Cup officially postponed to 2022
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Women's Rugby World Cup officially postponed to 2022

Mar 9th 2021, 3:27 PM 1,604 Views 3 Comments

The decision was made because of the uncertainties surrounding the coronavirus pandemic.

# rwc - Monday 14 December, 2020

Ireland draw champion Springboks and Scotland in 2023 World Cup pool
# CONFIRMED
# CONFIRMED

Ireland draw champion Springboks and Scotland in 2023 World Cup pool

Dec 14th 2020, 12:15 PM 35,329 Views 35 Comments

If they can get out of the pool, Ireland are set to face France or New Zealand in the quarter-finals.

# rwc - Thursday 13 August, 2020

Australia set for 2027 Rugby World Cup bid boost thanks to dual-awarding system
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# RWC

Australia set for 2027 Rugby World Cup bid boost thanks to dual-awarding system

Aug 13th 2020, 5:49 PM 11,781 Views 6 Comments

The United States are in the running to host the 2031 event and Australia hope that will help them secure the prior tournament.

# rwc - Wednesday 30 October, 2019

Joey Carbery returns to Munster with ankle injury after World Cup
# Rehab
# Rehab

Joey Carbery returns to Munster with ankle injury after World Cup

Oct 30th 2019, 5:41 AM 23,238 Views 98 Comments

The 23-year-old is now a doubt for the opening rounds of the Heineken Champions Cup.

# rwc - Tuesday 22 October, 2019

Gatland aims for World Cup glory after Wales play 'get-out-of-jail card'
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# Emporer

Gatland aims for World Cup glory after Wales play 'get-out-of-jail card'

Oct 22nd 2019, 2:48 AM 6,791 Views 4 Comments

This World Cup is Gatland’s final campaign before heading home to New Zealand for a new job with the Chiefs.

# rwc - Monday 21 October, 2019

Over one million people tune in for Ireland's Rugby World Cup quarter-final with the All Blacks
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# Popular

Over one million people tune in for Ireland's Rugby World Cup quarter-final with the All Blacks

Oct 21st 2019, 6:43 PM 18,127 Views 28 Comments

An average audience of 766,300 viewed the match on RTÉ2.

# rwc - Friday 4 October, 2019

A pack of problems: Are Ireland's forwards failing to match the intensity of the backs?
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# The42 Rugby Weekly

A pack of problems: Are Ireland's forwards failing to match the intensity of the backs?

Oct 4th 2019, 6:31 PM 19,275 Views 10 Comments

Today’s podcast suggests that the back are actually performing pretty well in Japan but are being let down by the pack.

# rwc - Tuesday 1 October, 2019

Get bonus Rugby Weekly podcasts and join our exclusive World Cup WhatsApp group
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Get bonus Rugby Weekly podcasts and join our exclusive World Cup WhatsApp group

Oct 1st 2019, 8:45 PM 10,924 Views 0 Comments

Don’t miss out.

'It certainly wasn't anything I'd prepared for' - Niall Scannell on playing flanker on World Cup bow
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# Best Foot Forward

'It certainly wasn't anything I'd prepared for' - Niall Scannell on playing flanker on World Cup bow

Oct 1st 2019, 7:48 PM 6,809 Views 3 Comments

The Munster man is determined to make the most of his opportunity on the big stage this week.

# rwc - Friday 27 September, 2019

Get bonus Rugby Weekly podcasts and join our exclusive World Cup WhatsApp group
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Get bonus Rugby Weekly podcasts and join our exclusive World Cup WhatsApp group

Sep 27th 2019, 9:30 AM 15,991 Views 11 Comments

Don’t miss out.

# rwc - Monday 23 September, 2019

Eddie Jones ready for '15 Donald Trumps' when England face USA
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# Looking Ahead

Eddie Jones ready for '15 Donald Trumps' when England face USA

Sep 23rd 2019, 3:58 PM 8,782 Views 8 Comments

The English side have just a four-day turnaround from their opening 35-3 win over Tonga.

# rwc - Sunday 22 September, 2019

'Those critics are always going to come' - Stander hails captain Best
# Oh Captain My Captain
# Oh Captain My Captain

'Those critics are always going to come' - Stander hails captain Best

Sep 22nd 2019, 10:04 PM 11,243 Views 38 Comments

The Ireland hooker inspired his side to victory against Scotland.

# rwc - Saturday 21 September, 2019

'I get a pretty good feeling from the camp and it gives me a little bit of confidence'
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# NERVES

'I get a pretty good feeling from the camp and it gives me a little bit of confidence'

Sep 21st 2019, 2:43 AM 6,147 Views 7 Comments

Joe Schmidt is on the eve of his final tournament in charge of Ireland.

# rwc - Thursday 19 September, 2019

'We're all well aware' - Conan insists Ireland camp fully understand betting rules
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# Well Briefed

'We're all well aware' - Conan insists Ireland camp fully understand betting rules

Sep 19th 2019, 12:48 PM 9,434 Views 10 Comments

Wales assistant head coach Rob Howley was sent home from the World Cup for alleged betting offences.

# rwc - Wednesday 18 September, 2019

Familiarity breeds contempt for old rivals Ireland and Scotland
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# Celtic Cousins

Familiarity breeds contempt for old rivals Ireland and Scotland

Sep 18th 2019, 7:00 AM 11,236 Views 15 Comments

‘They straight up just don’t get along’.

# rwc - Wednesday 11 September, 2019

In pics: Smiles all round as Irish squad departs for Rugby World Cup
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# Say Cheese

In pics: Smiles all round as Irish squad departs for Rugby World Cup

Sep 11th 2019, 5:32 PM 17,267 Views 15 Comments

Joe Schmidt’s side left for Japan today.

# rwc - Friday 30 August, 2019

Win tickets to Ireland's pre-Rugby World Cup farewell game against Wales
# Turning Japanese
# Turning Japanese

Win tickets to Ireland's pre-Rugby World Cup farewell game against Wales

Aug 30th 2019, 3:45 PM 6,189 Views 1 Comment

Join us for a special preview of the tournament with some of the sport’s big personalities.

# rwc - Saturday 10 August, 2019

Ireland's pool opponents and World Cup hosts Japan win Pacific Nations Cup
# Upping The Ante
# Upping The Ante

Ireland's pool opponents and World Cup hosts Japan win Pacific Nations Cup

Aug 10th 2019, 12:23 PM 5,886 Views 5 Comments

The side are in Rugby World Cup Pool A alongside Joe Schmidt’s side for the upcoming tournament.

# rwc - Tuesday 7 May, 2019

Scotland, Ireland's first World Cup opponents, name 42-man training squad
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# Options

Scotland, Ireland's first World Cup opponents, name 42-man training squad

May 7th 2019, 11:24 AM 4,703 Views 7 Comments

Gregor Townsend has omitted Richie Gray but he could still come into the mix.

# rwc - Monday 20 August, 2018

Schmidt says there's 'absolutely' still scope for a World Cup bolter to emerge
# New Faces
# New Faces

Schmidt says there's 'absolutely' still scope for a World Cup bolter to emerge

Aug 20th 2018, 6:30 AM 20,966 Views 52 Comments

Connacht lock Gavin Thornbury was one of the new faces involved in Ireland camp last week.

# rwc - Tuesday 20 March, 2018

Spain request for World Cup qualifier against Belgium to be replayed
# Statement
# Statement

Spain request for World Cup qualifier against Belgium to be replayed

Mar 20th 2018, 7:24 PM 18,845 Views 36 Comments

A video package including 19 instances of alleged bias by the Romanian official has also been submitted to World Rugby.

# rwc - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

Former All Blacks coach to take charge of USA team ahead of 2019 Rugby World Cup
# New Man In
# New Man In

Former All Blacks coach to take charge of USA team ahead of 2019 Rugby World Cup

Jan 5th 2016, 8:20 AM 8,135 Views 0 Comments

John Mitchell has been hired as the new head coach.

# rwc - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

From Savea to Gilroy: These are our favourite tries of 2015
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# Under The Posts

From Savea to Gilroy: These are our favourite tries of 2015

Dec 30th 2015, 8:30 PM 6,004 Views 3 Comments

That was quite a year for world rugby.

# rwc - Monday 2 November, 2015

Cheika sees World Cup defeat as the beginning of Wallabies' journey
# Second Best
# Second Best

Cheika sees World Cup defeat as the beginning of Wallabies' journey

Nov 2nd 2015, 10:10 AM 3,201 Views 0 Comments

The former Leinster boss says his team can close the gap on the All Blacks by playing them frequently.

# rwc - Friday 30 October, 2015

The winners and losers from a memorable Rugby World Cup
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# RWC

The winners and losers from a memorable Rugby World Cup

Oct 30th 2015, 7:47 AM 11,406 Views 25 Comments

There’s a lot to look back on ahead of this weekend’s decider.

# rwc - Sunday 25 October, 2015

Spread of outrage over Richie McCaw ignores the facts of the matter
# No Elbow
# No Elbow

Spread of outrage over Richie McCaw ignores the facts of the matter

Oct 25th 2015, 10:18 AM 27,184 Views 17 Comments

The New Zealand captain has unfairly been the target of headlines since last night’s World Cup semi-final.

# rwc - Monday 19 October, 2015

15 reasons Irish fans were the real winners at the Rugby World Cup
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From The Daily Edge
# Feels Of Athenry

15 reasons Irish fans were the real winners at the Rugby World Cup

Oct 19th 2015, 9:30 AM 9,898 Views 10 Comments

We may be out, but our fans were epic.

# rwc - Sunday 18 October, 2015

13 tweets that perfectly sum up how 'not able' Ireland is for today
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From The Daily Edge
# Let Us Pray

13 tweets that perfectly sum up how 'not able' Ireland is for today

Oct 18th 2015, 10:36 AM 10,247 Views 3 Comments

Up with the birds.

# rwc - Monday 12 October, 2015

These Irish rugby fans had an epic time on the streets of Cardiff last night
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# Rwc 15

These Irish rugby fans had an epic time on the streets of Cardiff last night

Oct 12th 2015, 8:14 AM 12,156 Views 4 Comments

“Olé Olé Olé.”

# rwc - Saturday 19 September, 2015

10 of the best pubs in Dublin to watch Ireland in the Rugby World Cup
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From The Daily Edge
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10 of the best pubs in Dublin to watch Ireland in the Rugby World Cup

Sep 19th 2015, 1:14 PM 12,296 Views 2 Comments

GO TEAM.

# rwc - Thursday 17 September, 2015

This is the north: how will the European sides fare at the Rugby World Cup?
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# Northsiders

This is the north: how will the European sides fare at the Rugby World Cup?

Sep 17th 2015, 9:47 PM 9,322 Views 10 Comments

Ireland are the only Home Nations side to have never progressed beyond the World Cup quarter-finals.

This out-half has a mystery kicking coach who he emails video clips to
# Computer Says No
# Computer Says No

This out-half has a mystery kicking coach who he emails video clips to

Sep 17th 2015, 8:21 AM 6,497 Views 1 Comment

Ireland will face this Italian in England in a few weeks.

# rwc - Wednesday 16 September, 2015

5 perfectly reasonable excuses to skive off work during the World Cup
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# This Is My Truth...

5 perfectly reasonable excuses to skive off work during the World Cup

Sep 16th 2015, 9:30 PM 7,048 Views 9 Comments

Because that Tonga v Namibia match ain’t going to watch itself.

# rwc - Tuesday 15 September, 2015

Peter O'Mahony: 'I'm just massively excited to get on the plane, get over there and get stuck in'
# Go Time
# Go Time

Peter O'Mahony: 'I'm just massively excited to get on the plane, get over there and get stuck in'

Sep 15th 2015, 8:12 PM 5,664 Views 15 Comments

The Irish are hoping to return with some extra baggage this time: the Webb Ellis.

# rwc - Monday 14 September, 2015

A definitive ranking of the best Rugby World Cups
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# History Boys

A definitive ranking of the best Rugby World Cups

Sep 14th 2015, 8:30 AM 15,287 Views 11 Comments

Join us on a trip down memory lane.

# rwc - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

Johnny and Joe - the partnership that could propel Ireland into uncharted territory
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# Two Heads

Johnny and Joe - the partnership that could propel Ireland into uncharted territory

Sep 8th 2015, 7:00 AM 7,947 Views 6 Comments

Joe Schmidt found a kindred spirit in the No 10 when he first pushed open the Leinster dressingroom door.

# rwc - Saturday 5 September, 2015

Disaster for Wales as Halfpenny and Webb suffer injuries in Italy win
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# RWC Doubts

Disaster for Wales as Halfpenny and Webb suffer injuries in Italy win

Sep 5th 2015, 7:34 PM 18,700 Views 22 Comments

Both players picked up what looked like serious injuries.

# rwc - Saturday 29 August, 2015

Iain Henderson steamrolled four Welsh defenders to draw Ireland level
# Machine
# Machine

Iain Henderson steamrolled four Welsh defenders to draw Ireland level

Aug 29th 2015, 3:40 PM 8,771 Views 2 Comments

The Ulster man isn’t doing his chances of a World Cup starting berth any harm at all.

# rwc - Thursday 20 August, 2015

'Have we hit our best? I don’t think we have' - Ireland's Sexton looks for more
# Growth Mindset
# Growth Mindset

'Have we hit our best? I don’t think we have' - Ireland's Sexton looks for more

Aug 20th 2015, 6:00 AM 10,780 Views 7 Comments

The out-half wants his team to continue the attacking verve they showed in the Six Nations win over Scotland.

# rwc - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

Teams who breach RWC concussion protocols 'unlikely' to be disqualified
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# Concussion

Teams who breach RWC concussion protocols 'unlikely' to be disqualified

Aug 19th 2015, 7:01 PM 4,687 Views 4 Comments

But World Rugby have sanctions they’ll use on teams who rush players back, he says.

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