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Ireland at the 2019 Rugby World Cup

Kim Flood Joins Belton And Rosser On Eir Sport’s WRWC 2017 Team

Kim Flood Joins Belton And Rosser On Eir Sport’s WRWC 2017 Team

Current Ireland 15s and Sevens international Kim Flood and former scrum half Tania Rosser, who starred at the 2014 tournament, will lead the eir Sport team for their coverage of Women’s Rugby World Cup 2017.

Railway Union and Leinster back Kim Flood will join Ireland great Tania Rosser, a veteran of three Women’s Rugby World Cups, and the former head coach of the Ireland men’s team, Eddie O’Sullivan, as eir Sport’s expert analysts for the tournament, which begins on Wednesday (August 9).

Former full-back Sarahjane Belton, another legend of the Women’s game in Ireland, will be on co-commentary duties up in the gantry with eir Sport’s Connor Morris, while Des Curran will lead the studio discussions.

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eir Sport will show every match of the Women’s Rugby World Cup, and rugby lovers will not miss a single minute of the action, according to Glen Killane, managing director of eir TV and eir sport.

“It’s an exciting time here at eir Sport and we are thrilled with the team we have put together for our comprehensive coverage of the tournament,” he said. “Their collective level of insight, experience and expertise will ensure we are bringing the very best coverage of this landmark tournament to our viewers.

“eir sport has made a massive statement around this tournament and the fact that we will broadcast every single game, including all the Ireland games, demonstrates our commitment to delivering excellent and broad ranging content to our loyal viewers.”

Aon, proud sponsors of the Ireland Women’s rugby team since 2014 and official partners of Women’s Rugby World Cup 2017, are the official sponsors of eir sport’s coverage of the tournament.

Killane added: “It gives me great pleasure also to welcome Aon on board as the official sponsors of our coverage. Their commitment to Women’s rugby is held in high regard and we are delighted to be associated with them for this tournament.”

Ireland face Australia in tomorrow’s opening round, Japan next Sunday (August 13) and will conclude the Pool C campaign against France four days later. All of Ireland’s pool matches take place at the UCD Bowl, and every game of Women’s Rugby World Cup 2017 will be shown on eir Sport.

eir Sport channels are available across the eir Vision, Sky and Vodafone TV platforms as well as on the eir Sport app. All 7 channels in the eir Sport pack are available for free if you are a residential eir broadband customer.