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The Draw For The FIFA World Cup Has Been Made

MOSCOW, RUSSIA - DECEMBER 01: A general view as Brazil is drawn during the Final Draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia at the State Kremlin Palace on December 1, 2017 in Moscow, Russia. (Photo by Matthias Hangst/Bongarts/Getty Images)

The draw for the 2018 World Cup has been made today. It was an Ireland-free draw, unfortunately, but it’s sure to be a fascinating tournament nonetheless. The big news is that England have been drawn alongside Belgium, Tunisia and Panama in Group G. The group of death is arguably Group D, consisting of Argentina, Croatia, Iceland and Nigeria. Gary Lineker headed …

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Austin Healey Believes This Ireland Team Can Win The World Cup

Following the 2015 World Cup, there was soul-searching to be done for Irish rugby. After topping Pool D with a dominant win over France, Joe Schmidt’s side headed for the knockout stages showing form that they could potentially trouble the big guns later in the competition. However, without Jonathan Sexton, Sean O’Brien, Peter O’Mahony and Paul O’Connell, they were badly exposed …

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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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