Rugby World Cup

The Battle For The 2019 World Cup Could See It Taken Off Free-To-Air TV

With the Six Nations Championship in full flow and the dust barely settled on the 2015 Rugby World Cup, TV companies are set to do battle for the 2019 Webb Ellis Trophy extravaganza in Japan after World Rugby launched the UK and Ireland tender process on Monday. The process is open to all interested parties, including terrestrial companies like the …

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Ireland Are Committed To A Compelling Rugby World Cup Bid For 2023

THE Northern Ireland Executive is committed to delivering a “compelling” bid to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup, the First Minister has said. Despite ongoing difficulties around the redevelopment of Casement Park – a proposed venue for the event – Stormont ministers have reaffirmed their desire to see Ireland host the sporting spectacle. Arlene Foster said: “The Northern Ireland Executive is …

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The Reason Why England Need To Persist With Chris Robshaw

After England’s dismal World Cup campaign, captain Chris Robshaw was one of those players who copped the most flak for his side’s failings. From a last minute decision to kick for the corner instead of go to the posts, to questions over his credentials as an international openside flanker, Robshaw has had it with both barrels from all directions. Even …

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