World Rugby has announced the 12-member panel that will referee at Rugby World Cup 2015 as well as the seven assistant referees and four television match officials who will also officiate in matches at the game's showcase tournament, which starts on September 18.
With just under six months to go, England Rugby 2015 has announced the 15 official Rugby World Cup 2015 Fanzone locations across England and in Cardiff. Fanzones will be located within each host city as well as the birthplace of the game, Rugby, and Trafalgar Square in central London.
TV3 has confirmed it will be the exclusive home of this year's Rugby World Cup in Ireland. All 48 matches will be shown free-to-air across the station when the tournament kicks off in September, it was announced today at a launch from the Merrion Hotel in Dublin.
With two years to go until the world's top rugby players arrive in England for the 2015 Rugby World Cup, Gilbert Rugby has launched the design of the official match ball that will play its part in every pass, kick and try at the showcase event.
Ireland will play two of their Pool D matches in the 2015 Rugby World Cup at Cardiff's Millennium Stadium, with their other fixtures pencilled in for the iconic Wembley Stadium and the Olympic Stadium, which played host to last summer's successful London Games.
The Irish Rugby Football Union has confirmed that it has had preliminary discussions with the Gaelic Athletic Association in relation to the availability of GAA grounds as part of a possible Irish bid to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup.