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#Rugby World Cup

# rugby-world-cup - Today’s News


# rugby-world-cup - Thursday 23 October, 2014

650,000 want England v Australia tickets as World Cup organisers report record demand

Anxious fans will find out on Saturday if they were lucky.

# rugby-world-cup - Monday 29 September, 2014

Anyone for the last of the Rugby World Cup tickets?

The deadline for the ballot is 6pm this evening.

# rugby-world-cup - Friday 19 September, 2014

‘It’s not always easy to spot a fake’ – IRB video reminds people to buy official tickets

This is quite a clever way to get their point across.

# rugby-world-cup - Thursday 18 September, 2014

Ireland legend Keith Wood joins TV3′s Rugby World Cup panel

The former hooker will work with presenter Matt Cooper for the global tournament.

‘I play to win’ – Rugby World Cup looms for Ireland’s Jamie Heaslip

Leinster’s No. 8 says he will head to the 2015 tournament with the intention of picking up a winner’s medal.

# rugby-world-cup - Thursday 11 September, 2014

Rugby World Cup 2015 tickets go on sale tomorrow, here’s what you need to know

Answering Ireland’s call is one thing, but will you accept the charges?

# rugby-world-cup - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

From Who would you nominate for People of the Year? Last Chance Saloon

Who would you nominate for People of the Year?

There is still a chance to shine on spotlight on everyday heroes and heroines – on all fields of play.

# rugby-world-cup - Monday 1 September, 2014

Ready to get pumped up for the Rugby World Cup? Tywin Lannister can help

The IRB have released a star-studded video to promote the international tournament.

# rugby-world-cup - Thursday 28 August, 2014

IRB to become World Rugby as global game continues to grow

Rugby union’s international governing body will have a new moniker from the 19th of November onwards.

# rugby-world-cup - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

From The 5 at 5: Wednesday 5 At 5

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# rugby-world-cup - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

‘We knew we had the ability’: Fantastic captain Coghlan takes historic win in her stride

“We knew what we were going to do; we were going to go back up there and score and take control of the game.”

# rugby-world-cup - Saturday 2 August, 2014

‘The World Cup for me is a long way away’ – Ireland captain O’Connell

The Munster lock admits his body needs to be managed smartly if he is to make the global tournament.

# rugby-world-cup - Thursday 31 July, 2014

Ireland go with the big guns for World Cup opener against USA

14 of Ireland’s starting 15 against the United States have Grand Slam winners’ medals.

# rugby-world-cup - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

Serge Blanco drafted in to assist struggling France boss Philippe Saint-André

The former Les Bleus fullback will pare back his role with Biarritz to give more time to the national team.

# rugby-world-cup - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Irish scrum-half Tania Rosser on returning to rugby three months after giving birth

The New Zealand-born player is back in the international fold after four years away from the game.

# rugby-world-cup - Sunday 20 July, 2014

Joe Schmidt and Katie Taylor look on as Ireland Women win final World Cup warm-up

Philip Doyle’s side had too much class for Wales in Malahide this afternoon.

# rugby-world-cup - Sunday 6 July, 2014

‘The fat lady hasn’t sung yet’ – Honey Badger waves goodbye… for now More To Life This post contains videos

‘The fat lady hasn’t sung yet’ – Honey Badger waves goodbye… for now

Nick Cummins opted for a lucrative move to Japan to support a large family that includes two siblings with cystic fibrosis.

# rugby-world-cup - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

From ‘It’s like an army general giving orders: You do what you’re told’ – Varadkar Reshuffle

‘It’s like an army general giving orders: You do what you’re told’ – Varadkar

The Transport Minister has been talking about the upcoming reshuffle, the Rugby World Cup and why he prefers Frances Fitzgerald to Alan Shatter.

# rugby-world-cup - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

Coghlan captains 26-strong Ireland Women’s squad for World Cup

‘Women’s rugby is at an all-time high in Ireland,’ says head coach Philip Doyle.

# rugby-world-cup - Sunday 29 June, 2014

Kenya take major step towards first-ever Rugby World Cup qualification

The east Africans pulled off an impressive victory over Namibia in Madagascar.

# rugby-world-cup - Saturday 28 June, 2014

102 point win for Fiji in Rugby World Cup qualifier

The Cook Islands actually led close to the half-hour mark.

# rugby-world-cup - Friday 27 June, 2014

Cook Islands (population 10,900) one game away from Rugby World Cup

Led by former Leinster forward Stan Wright, the Cookies are hoping to shock the former RWC quarter finalists.

# rugby-world-cup - Saturday 21 June, 2014

All Blacks a far stronger outfit than 2011’s World Cup winners

New Zealand are on course to break the world record for consecutive Test match victories.

# rugby-world-cup - Monday 16 June, 2014

Game by game, Ireland building for ‘something special’ at World Cup – O’Connell

The Irish captain believes his team but ultimately benefit from a less than stellar Argentina tour.

# rugby-world-cup - Sunday 15 June, 2014

Sonny Bill Williams teams up with Tana Umaga as he plots World Cup comeback

The dual star will play with Counties Manukau and is expected to join up with the Chiefs next year.

# rugby-world-cup - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

NZ Rugby World Cup organiser urges Irish bid to make full use Killarney and other tourist hotspots

Martin Snedden believes that having Fitzgerald Stadium broadcast world wide would leave a lasting imprint on audiences.

# rugby-world-cup - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

# rugby-world-cup - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

5 things we want to see on TV3 during the Rugby World Cup

With fresh voices, a big name and the odd biscuit they can’t go wrong.

TV3 confirm they have won broadcasting rights for the 2015 Rugby World Cup

There are many details yet to be finalised, but the broadcaster is looking into high-definition screening of the tournament.

# rugby-world-cup - Thursday 3 April, 2014

Varadkar: Ireland has 50/50 chance of staging World Cup but South Africa a threat

The Sports Minister was speaking about the 2023 competition on Off The Ball.

# rugby-world-cup - Saturday 22 March, 2014

This is the Ireland squad we would pick if the World Cup was starting next week

We are 18 months away from the showpiece tournament and nailing our flag to the mast way too soon.

# rugby-world-cup - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

Ireland will face Romania at Wembley Stadium in the Rugby World Cup

While Joe Schmidt’s men were winning the Six Nations, rugby’s 17th best side were losing to Georgia in Tbilisi.

# rugby-world-cup - Thursday 20 February, 2014

Hugo MacNeill to head Irish Rugby World Cup bid

The former Irish international will chair a cross-border working group.

# rugby-world-cup - Sunday 26 January, 2014

‘It would be great to have World Cup games in Tallaght’ says Government TD

Labour Deputy Eamonn Maloney is hopeful that Tallaght Stadium could host a pool game in 2023 if Ireland get the games.

# rugby-world-cup - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

Working group in place as Ireland’s Rugby World Cup bid takes next step

Ministers Varadkar and Ring met with their Northern Irish counterparts in Armagh to discuss the latest plans.

GAA stadium improvements for RWC would need government funding

Director General, Páraic Duffy, says six of the organisation’s grounds are likely to be used in the bid.

# rugby-world-cup - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

Wallabies captain Mowen takes up French offer

The Brumbies number eight had been linked with Toulon.

# rugby-world-cup - Sunday 5 January, 2014

O’Connor tipped for Wallabies World Cup return Australia This post contains a poll

O’Connor tipped for Wallabies World Cup return

London Irish coach Brian Smith expects the talented back to make a bid for RWC2015 inclusion.

# rugby-world-cup - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

Creating a culture for Ireland is Schmidt’s biggest task

The Kiwi head coach must make international rugby a truly unique experience for players, supporters and coaches.

# rugby-world-cup - Monday 16 December, 2013

Gatland extends Welsh contract to cover 2019 World Cup

The Lions coach will be in charge of Wales for 12 years if he sees out this new deal.

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