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‘Couldn’t Negotiate A Piss Up In A Brewery’ – Senator Blasts Failed World Cup Bid

Ireland Rugby World Cup

The fall-out from Ireland’s failed bid to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup has continued today, after yesterday’s announcement that France will stage the tournament. The Irish were the lowest ranked country in the official World Rugby recommendation last month, and yesterday received the fewest votes from the council members. Ireland were favourites throughout the process, and many stretched so far …

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The 2023 Rugby World Cup Host Has Been Announced

TOKYO, JAPAN - NOVEMBER 02: Webb Ellis Cup is seen during the Rugby World Cup 2019 match schedule announcement at Grand Prince Hotel Shin Takanawa on November 2, 2017 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Matt Roberts - World Rugby/World Rugby via Getty Images)

Today, World Rugby has announced that the 2023 World Cup will be hosted by France.  Following the official recommendation two weeks ago that the tournament should be hosted by South Africa, Ireland and France had vowed to keep fighting until the fat lady was in full voice. That is very much the case today, as the governing body have announced that France have …

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Reports In South Africa Suggest Rugby Coach Coetzee’s Day Are Numbered After Dublin Humiliation

While Irish rugby fans rejoiced after Saturday’s incredible 38-3 victory over South Africa, it was a dark day for the Springboks as they suffered their heaviest ever loss to Ireland. This wasn’t a one-off bad day at the office for the Springboks however, as they recently suffered a 57-0 defeat to New Zealand and last year were beaten by Italy …

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