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Twitter Reacts With Great Excitement To Ireland’s 2023 Rugby World Cup Bid

REPRO FREE***PRESS RELEASE NO REPRODUCTION FEE*** Bid Announcement for the 2023 Rugby World Cup, Aviva Stadium, Dublin 15/11/2016 A view of the bid for the 2023 Rugby World Cup Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Billy Stickland

Ireland unveiled their bid to host the 2023 World Cup on Tuesday, and the twelve stadiums put forward – eight of which are GAA-owned – appear to put Ireland in a strong position, although bids from South Africa and France are also to be considered.

If the infrastructure doesn’t impress you though, the promotional video, narrated by Liam Neeson, surely will…

The world has now had time to digest the bid, and the reaction has been overwhelmingly positive both at home and abroad.

Twitter, as ever, proved a useful medium to voice such approval.

As is always the case, the bid wasn’t warmly accepted by all for bizarre reasons in some instances.

Ultimately Ireland flanker Jordi Murphy summed it up the reaction to such negativity best. The flanker will be out of rugby for up to nine months with a knee injury, but will likely be a key member of Ireland’s leadership group by the time 2023 rolls around;

And so say all of us.

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