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  • Kingspan Stadium To Host Pro12 Final

    Belfast has been chosen as the host city for the 2015 Guinness Pro12 final with Ulster's Kingspan Stadium to welcome supporters on Saturday May 30th 2015.  It is the first time that the Pro12 has staged a 'destination final’ at a neutral ground, rather than one of the competing teams. The aim is for title sponsors Guinness to help support a festival of rugby throughout the whole city around date of the final. Tickets will go on public sale on Tuesday 3rd February through both Ulster and Ticke...

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  • Casement Park Setback To Ireland 2023 Bid

    A High Court ruling this week stated that government approval for a new 38,000 seater stadium at Casement Park in Belfast was unlawful, adding complication to the Irish bid to host the Rugby World Cup in 2023. The Belfast Telegraph reports that there is still hope that a state of the art arena could be built in west Belfast but with a reduced capacity, possibly 25,000, and only if agreement can be reached between the parties involved. They include the Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure, wh...

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  • RWC Stadium Doubts In Tokyo & Belfast

    ... rising costs. A cheaper design by Kuma has been selected as the replacement, but he has now been embroiled in a plagiarism scandal with Hadid claiming that his effort has "significant similarities" with hers. Meanwhile, delays to the redevelopment of Belfast's Casement Park stadium are threatening to weaken the Ireland bid for the 2023 RWC. The Belfast Telegraph reported that The Northern Ireland Executive are planning to intensify their efforts to bring the 2023 Rugby World Cup to the island a...

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  • Ireland World Cup Bid Boosted By GAA

    ... the race to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup after the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) voted to allow some of the country's biggest stadiums to be used.A total of 93 per cent of delegates at the GAA's annual congress agreed to allow grounds in Dublin, Belfast, Thurles, Cork, Limerick, Galway and Castlebar used for Gaelic sports to be part of a proposed bid by the Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU), said to be worth €250m (£212m) to the nation's economy.The list includes Dublin's Croke Park (pi...

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  • Ireland Name 2023 Bid Stadiums

    ... considered to host games and a rousing promotional video narrated by Liam Neeson.   The 12 potential stadiums that could host the matches include venues in every province: Rugby strongholds such as the Aviva Stadium, the RDS, Thomond Park in Limerick and Belfast's Kingspan at Ravenhill were listed alongside eight GAA venues including Croke Park, Pairc Ui Chaoimh (Cork), Casement Park (Belfast), Fitzgerald Stadium (Kerry), Pearse Stadium (Galway), McHale Park (Mayo), Nowlan Park (Kilkenny) and...

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  • Women's RWC Pool Game Tickets Go On Sale

    Excitement is building for the Women's Rugby World Cup 2017 held in Dublin and Belfast in August this year as tickets to the pool stages of the tournament have gone on sale this week on Ticketmaster. Pools games are taking place across two University College, Dublin venues: UCD Bowl and Billings Park on 9th, 13th and 17th August. The cost of admission for day tickets for each of the three pool days starting at just €5 for schoolchildren and €10 for adults (for Billings Park), while day ticke...

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  • Ireland Launch Women's RWC2017 Bid

    The Irish Rugby Football Union has announced that it has submitted a bid to host the Women's Rugby World Cup in August 2017 at locations in both Dublin and Belfast. University College Dublin is the intended host for the tournament pool stages before the play-offs and finals stages at Queen's University Sport and the Kingspan Stadium in Belfast. The IRFU is also tabling a bid to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup and chief executive Phillip Browne said this new bid was a reflection of the growing mome...

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  • World Rugby Events Set For Dublin, Belfast, San Francisco And San Jose

    Dublin and Belfast will host Women’s Rugby World Cup 2017 after World Rugby awarded the hosting rights for the eighth edition of the tournament to the Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU). The pool stages in August 2017 will be held at University College Dublin, with the semi-finals and positional play-offs taking place at Queen's University Sport and The Kingspan Stadium. The final will take place at Ulster's home ground, which has a capacity of 18,196. The 2014 Women’s Rugby World Cup was w...

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  • Tourism Ireland Exploit Women's RWC

    ... Women’s Rugby World Cup in Dublin and Ireland, with the chance to win a trip for two to Ireland, which will include tickets to one of Women’s World Cup matches. Pool stages kick off on 9 August in Dublin (in UCD) and the finals will be played in Belfast (Queen’s and Kingspan Stadium) on 22-26 August. CEO of Tourism Ireland, Niall Gibbons said, "Rugby has emerged as one of Ireland’s most successful sports and we are really pleased that the Women’s Rugby World Cup is taking place here n...

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  • Best Attended, Watched And Engaged: WRWC Breaks Records

    The Women’s Rugby World Cup held in Dublin and Belfast over the last month has generated greater interest than any previous event of its kind. World Rugby has released some impressive figures pointing to the growth in popularity of the women’s game: The best attended – Ireland 2017 raised the bar in terms of support throughout the tournament with a record total attendance of 45,412, showcasing rugby to new audiences: • The pool stages in Dublin sold out with 17,516 attending matches •...

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