Rugby World Cup
# rugby-world-cup - Tuesday 15 April, 2014
With fresh voices, a big name and the odd biscuit they can’t go wrong.
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
The Sports Minister was speaking about the 2023 competition on Off The Ball.
# rugby-world-cup - Saturday 22 March, 2014
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
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
The former Irish international will chair a cross-border working group.
# rugby-world-cup - Sunday 26 January, 2014
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
Ministers Varadkar and Ring met with their Northern Irish counterparts in Armagh to discuss the latest plans.
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
The Brumbies number eight had been linked with Toulon.
# rugby-world-cup - Sunday 5 January, 2014
London Irish coach Brian Smith expects the talented back to make a bid for RWC2015 inclusion.
# rugby-world-cup - Tuesday 24 December, 2013
The Kiwi head coach must make international rugby a truly unique experience for players, supporters and coaches.
# rugby-world-cup - Monday 16 December, 2013
The Lions coach will be in charge of Wales for 12 years if he sees out this new deal.
# rugby-world-cup - Wednesday 27 November, 2013
Here are Ireland’s potential routes to World Cup success in England in 2015.
Some of the tickets for Ireland’s pool games will be selling for as much as €300.
And it’s France in Cardiff in the final game of the pool.
# rugby-world-cup - Tuesday 26 November, 2013
Here are the candidates from the west of the country as Ireland contemplates a bid for 2023.
# rugby-world-cup - Saturday 23 November, 2013
Fiji are gonna freak when they see Breffni Park.
# rugby-world-cup - Friday 22 November, 2013
We take a look at some of the potential candidates for Ireland to put forward as host stadia.
# rugby-world-cup - Thursday 21 November, 2013
We have some tough opposition for the right to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup.
# rugby-world-cup - Tuesday 19 November, 2013
Some estimates claim that Ireland could benefit economically to the tune of €800 million if it hosts the Rugby World Cup in 2023.
The man behind London 2012 has some words of advice for Leo Varadkar and the IRFU.
# rugby-world-cup - Monday 18 November, 2013
Minister for Sport Leo Varadkar says Ireland are interested in hosting the 2023 version of the tournament.
Minister for Sport Leo Varadkar is expected to announce plans for a formal bid later today.
# rugby-world-cup - Sunday 25 August, 2013
The Canadians beat the US Eagles over two legs to confirm their spot at the 2015 showpiece event.
# rugby-world-cup - Sunday 18 August, 2013
The US Eagles will have to turn around an 18-point deficit to reach the 2015 event.
# rugby-world-cup - Friday 9 August, 2013
The New Zealand out half is taking six months off in the hope of making the 2015 World Cup.
# rugby-world-cup - Monday 24 June, 2013
Dr David Irwin and two Ulster teammates were travelling to Dublin for a pre-World Cup training session when they were caught in the blast.
# rugby-world-cup - Sunday 12 May, 2013
The former All-Black star turns 37 today and we look back at his thrilling, if far too short, career.
# rugby-world-cup - Friday 10 May, 2013
The South Africans have thrown their name into the ring as a possible host for the 2023 tournament.
# rugby-world-cup - Monday 22 April, 2013
Small nations complained bitterly during the 2011 World Cup that the timetable was skewed towards the game’s traditional superpowers who had longer rest periods.
# rugby-world-cup - Thursday 18 April, 2013
The England skipper — who is married to Zara Philips — made headlines at the Rugby World Cup in 2011.
# rugby-world-cup - Tuesday 2 April, 2013
… this one is class (from a safe distance).
# rugby-world-cup - Friday 22 March, 2013
Hawkeye, the mark and the black card are all on the agenda in Derry this weekend.
# rugby-world-cup - Wednesday 27 February, 2013
Stadia for the Rugby World Cup, introducing the mark and removing hurling helmets for the national anthem are some of the motions tabled for next month’s Congress in Derry.
# rugby-world-cup - Monday 7 January, 2013
The scrum-half was capped 85 times for his country and was captain of the side on 14 occasions.
# rugby-world-cup - Saturday 22 December, 2012
The programme aired on television last week.
# rugby-world-cup - Tuesday 4 December, 2012
They’re not falling for that one.
“I think my World Cup ship has sailed,” says Ireland captain Brian O’Driscoll as he reflected on an “okay draw” for the 2015 tournament in England.
# rugby-world-cup - Monday 3 December, 2012
It’s nearly three years away but all eyes were on London this afternoon’s 2015 Rugby World Cup draw. Here’s how it all turned out.