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‘Couldn’t Negotiate A Piss Up In A Brewery’ – Senator Blasts Failed World Cup Bid

Ireland Rugby World Cup

The fall-out from Ireland’s failed bid to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup has continued today, after yesterday’s announcement that France will stage the tournament. The Irish were the lowest ranked country in the official World Rugby recommendation last month, and yesterday received the fewest votes from the council members. Ireland were favourites throughout the process, and many stretched so far …

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South Africa’s Bid To Host The 2023 Rugby World Cup Given Major Boost

2023 CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - AUGUST 20: The Webb Ellis Cup on HMS Iron Duke during the Rugby World Cup Trophy Tour in partnership with Land Rover and DHL ahead of Rugby World Cup 2015 on August 20, 2014 in Cape Town, South Africa. (Photo by Carl Fourie/Getty Images for England Rugby 2015)

With November 15th’s impending decision on the hosts of the 2023 World Cup drawing ever closer, Ireland, France and now South Africa are putting the finishing touches to their respective bids. While Ireland are clear favourites to win the rights, France have executed several high profile stunts in recent months to drum up support. .@MikeTyson, légende du Noble Art, soutient …

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Ireland Reveal Official 2023 Rugby World Cup Bid

DUBLIN, IRELAND - MARCH 18: A general view of the Stadium during the England Captain's run at the Aviva Stadium on March 18, 2011 in Dublin, Ireland. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Ireland’s bid for the 2023 Rugby World Cup has been revealed today, as the IRFU have put together an impressive proposal to host the tournament. Ireland will face major opposition from South Africa, as World Rugby will be eager to return the competition to a traditional stronghold after Japan in 2019. The 12 stadiums included are dotted around the country, …

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Fitzgerald Stadium To Be Redeveloped Ahead Of Rugby World Cup Bid

Fitzgerald Stadium Killarney

Fitzgerald Stadium in Killarney is set to be redeveloped, in order that it will be considered to be included in Ireland’s bid to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup. The venue, which currently can hold a capacity of 39,000, has hosted many famous clashes, most recently last year’s Munster Senior Football final when Kerry beat Cork after a replay. Work will …

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Páirc Uí Chaoimh Redevelopment Back On Track As Contractors Appointed

Problems emerged last month after the European Union were investigating if the €30million granted by the Irish government for the redevelopment of Páirc Uí Chaoimh, as it did not appear to fall within the strict guidelines of such grants. This put the rebuilding of Cork GAA’s home, and indeed Ireland’s Rugby World Cup bid for 2023, in doubt. However, fears have been allayed …

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Manchester United Made A Huge Bid For Thomas Müller Last Summer

It was no secret throughout last summer that Manchester United were hot in pursuit of Thomas Müller. However, Bayern Munich were keen to hold onto the Germany midfielder, and showed some serious resolve to turn down a massive offer for the World Cup winner. It has emerged on a reputable Twitter source that the Red Devils made a whopping bid of …

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