The World Rugby Hall of Fame was officially launched today in Rugby, England, following a star-studded grand opening in the town and induction of 12 more greats of the game, including former Ireland centre and captain Brian O'Driscoll.
Dick Spring, Chairman of Ireland's RWC 2023 Bid Oversight Board, and Bid Ambassador Brian O'Driscoll speak about their excitement at officially launching Ireland's bid to host the Rugby World Cup in 2023. #Ireland2023
The Chairman of Ireland's RWC 2023 Bid Oversight Board, Dick Spring, today formally announced Ireland's entry into the 'Candidate' phase of the selection process to determine the host for the 2023 Rugby World Cup.
Dick Spring, Chairman of Ireland's RWC 2023 Bid Oversight Board, and Bid Ambassador Brian O'Driscoll oversaw today's official launch of Ireland's bid to host the Rugby World Cup in 2023. Check out our photo gallery from the event at the Aviva Stadium.
World Rugby has confirmed France, Ireland and South Africa as Rugby World Cup 2023 host candidates. Each union demonstrated within its application that it could meet key criteria critical to a viable Rugby World Cup hosting bid by September 1.
With three years to go until Rugby World Cup 2019 kicks off in Japan, the milestone has been marked with a nationwide celebration to commemorate the anniversary of one of the nation's biggest ever sporting achievements.
In a boost for the profile of a range of World Rugby tournaments, Eir Sport has been named as rights-holding broadcaster in the Republic of Ireland for Rugby World Cup 2019, Women's Rugby World Cup 2017 and other key events.