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Ireland at the 2019 Rugby World Cup

In Pics: Ireland’s RWC Welcome Ceremony

In Pics: Ireland’s RWC Welcome Ceremony

The Ireland squad received their Rugby World Cup caps at a wonderful ceremony in Burton Town Hall as part of the official Welcome Ceremony.

Joe Schmidt’s men were serenaded by the Alderman’s Green Primary School choir before being officially¬†welcomed to Burton and to the Rugby World Cup.

Click here for photos from Monday evening’s event.

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Ireland captain Paul O’Connell thanked the people of Burton for their warm welcome and he also gave a little insight into what the players will get up to on their day off.