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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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  • 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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  • RWC Stadium Doubts In Tokyo & Belfast

    ... 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 and believe a redeveloped Casement Park can swing next year's vote in Ireland's favour. First Mini...

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  • Telegraph Extends Deal With RFU

    The Telegraph Media Group (TMG) has extended its commercial partnership with the Rugby Football Union (RFU) to beyond the 2015 Rugby World Cup. TMG will become and official digital news channel to England Rugby and copies of the Telegraph will be available in corporate areas at Twickenham on match days. The Telegraph’s rugby team is headed up by Mick Cleary with frequent contributions from the likes of Will Greenwood, Brian Moore and Austin Healy. Managing director of sport at TMG, Keith...

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  • Interview: Stephen Brown on Jevans, Transport and Touts

    The Daily Telegraph ran an interview with ER2015 Managing Director Stephen Brown where he discusses Debbie Jevans' departure, transport headaches and ticket touts: He was given less than six months to mastermind the second-biggest sporting event Britain has staged but Stephen Brown insists there is only one person to blame if it all goes horribly wrong. “Me,” says the managing director of England Rugby 2015, the organising committee for this year’s Rugby World Cup, which is now only five w...

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  • Olympic Stadium Could Host Five World Cup Games

    The Olympic Stadium is set to host as many as five fixtures at the 2015 Rugby World Cup, it emerged on Wednesday night, according to The Telegraph. The London 2012 centrepiece is at the heart of the match schedule ­submitted by England 2015 for approval by the International Rugby Board, demonstrating just how crucial the stadium has become for ­tournament organisers since they were given more time to secure the ­venue’s inclusion. Staging five games at the iconic arena would help to solve t...

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  • ERC Officials To Run New Champions Cup

    The inaugural season of the new Rugby Champions Cup will be run by staff from European Rugby Cup (ERC), the very organisation it is replacing. The Daily Telegraph has reported that ERC employees are poised to administer the new competition for the whole of next season.  European Professional Club Rugby (EPCR), the new umbrella governing body based in Neuchatel, Switzerland, has reportedly entered into a "service agreement" with ERC, providing the Dublin-based company with a stay of execution,...

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  • England To Ban Player Media Columns During RWC

    The Daily Telegraph has reported that England are planning on taking the unprecedented step of banning player columns or video diaries during the 2015 Rugby World Cup. The move is understood to be at instigated by head coach Stuart Lancaster, who is keen for his players to avoid any extra media commitments for the duration of the touirnament. The move will represent a significant change from the last World Cup in New Zealand in 2011 when the Rugby Football Union (RFU) allowed players to write ne...

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  • London Welsh Chairman Threatens Legal Action Over Funding Issues

    London Welsh chairman Bleddyn Phillips has warned that the club are prepared to take legal action over what they percieve as a "closed shop" of professional rugby in England. Speaking to The Telegraph, Phillips said the uneven distribution of revenues in the PRL, which sees London Welsh get around £1.5m per season from a central pot compared with the £4m given to the more established Aviva Premiership clubs, has created a "cabal" with the country's biggest clubs looking after their own intere...

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  • RFU Postpones League Restructuring

    The Rugby Football Union (RFU) has postponed plans to restructure its leagues below the Championship after mounting opposition, according to an exclusive from The Daily Telegraph. Opposition to the changes came to a head with the Telegraph revelation that clubs in the north of England were threatening to call a special general meeting in an attempt to throw out the proposed restructuring. Now the RFU has been forced into a climbdown after councillors received a letter on last week recommending t...

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