# RWC2023

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# RWC2023
Ireland drawn in Bordeaux, Nantes, and Paris as World Cup fixtures confirmed
Ireland’s fixtures see them finish with games against South Africa and Scotland.
# plans
'It will be phenomenal' - Pro16 expansion even more timely before RWC2023
The four new South African franchises are set to join next year.
# RWC2023
Another quarter-final exit? Ireland's World Cup draw isn't straightforward
New Zealand or hosts France look likely to be waiting in the quarter-finals.
# Challenge
Farrell confirms Ireland will head to New Zealand for a three-Test tour in 2022
Ireland have yet to beat the Kiwis on New Zealand soil.
Ireland draw champion Springboks and Scotland in 2023 World Cup pool
If they can get out of the pool, Ireland are set to face France or New Zealand in the quarter-finals.
# RWC 2023
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.
# RWC2023
Ireland plans to engage its huge diaspora as part of 2023 World Cup bid
IRFU chief executive Philip Browne helped to host a World Rugby technical review group in recent days.
# No To Thurles
'Transport problems' rule Semple Stadium out of venue list for Rugby World Cup 2023 bid
There’s been anger that the Thurles venue was not selected.
# Grounds Of Choice
These are the 12 stadia that will make up Ireland's 2023 Rugby World Cup bid
The venues are on a long list as the bid was officially launched this morning.
# RWC2023
Ireland faces strong competition to host 2023 World Cup amid 'record interest'
Italy, South Africa, France and the USA will provide competition for the Irish bid.
# bod's bid
BOD on board as ambassador for Ireland's 2023 World Cup bid
Former Tánaiste and Ireland international Dick Spring will chair the board overseeing the bid.
# RWC2023
Ireland's 2023 Rugby World Cup set to be challenged
The race is hotting up for the right to host the Rugby World Cup.
# Rivals
Another of the Six Nations will compete with Ireland to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup
The Italian rugby federation yesterday underlined their intention to be in the mix for the global tournament.
# Legend
It's DC10's birthday so here are 5 times Dan Carter was a complete and utter Dan Carter
Happy birthday, Dan!
# tough ruling
Ireland's Rugby World Cup host bid has taken a hit after a high court decision today
The planning permission for Casement Park has been refused.
# nine years out
'It is very feasible' - Bid bigwig Hugo MacNeill bullish on Ireland's World Cup chances
The former Ireland fullback is one of the key men on Ireland’s bid team.
# Memories
Playing in a World Cup on home soil would be 'special' for Ireland
Robbie Henshaw, Paddy Jackson and Jordi Murphy may still be around if the Irish bid is successful.
# Explainer
Here's all you need to know about Ireland's 2023 Rugby World Cup bid
We will be waiting a long time before we find out if Ireland is hosting a World Cup.
# It's Quizness time
Know your sport? Then take our weekly quiz
How much attention were you paying to the week’s sporting events?
# Cross border
IRFU chief underlines importance of the GAA to 2023 World Cup bid
It is likely that venues such as Croke Park, the Gaelic Grounds, Casement Park and Páirc Uí Chaoimh will be part of the bid.
# In Our Dreams
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.
# suitors to the crown
Four countries likely to rival Ireland's 2023 Rugby World Cup bid
We take a look at who Ireland will be battling it out with to host the 2023 tournament.
# belief
'This is something we can actually win; this is a bid to win' - Enda Kenny
There was an air of confidence as the IRFU’s bid to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup was launched in Armagh.
# RWC2023
Taoiseach Enda Kenny confident over Ireland's €1.5m Rugby World Cup bid
The IRFU’s campaign to bring the global tournament to Ireland was formally launched this morning.
# Gamble
Are Ireland more likely to win the Rugby World Cup in 2015 or host it in 2023?
We know where our money is going.
# Ireland 2023
IRFU set to unveil All-Ireland Rugby World Cup bid
The 2023 bid is set to be unveiled tomorrow morning.
# RWC Bid
Hugo MacNeill to head Irish Rugby World Cup bid
The former Irish international will chair a cross-border working group.
# RWC2023
Working group in place as Ireland’s Rugby World Cup bid takes next step
Ministers Varadkar and Ring met with their Northern Irish counterparts in Armagh to discuss the latest plans.
# venues
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.
# RWC2023
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.
# RWC2023
South Africa set to compete against Ireland for World Cup
We have some tough opposition for the right to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup.
# RWC2023
Local people are the key to Ireland's World Cup bid - Sebastian Coe
The man behind London 2012 has some words of advice for Leo Varadkar and the IRFU.
# RWC2023
Liam O’Neill stands firm on decision to help out the IRFU
With the motion going to Congress in 2013, the GAA President is keen to point out what a successful Rugby World Cup bid would do for the country.