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All Ireland to bid for 2023 Rugby World Cup

Friday 5 December 2014

The Irish Rugby Football Union have announced that they will be bidding to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup.
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Matfield: Springboks must work on decision making


Tuesday 2 December 2014

Springbok vice captain Victor Matfield has said that the South African team's decision making in northern hemisphere conditions will receive serious attention in the build-up to the 2015 Rugby World Cup.
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1,290 000 Rugby World Cup tickets already sold


Friday 24 October 2014

Rugby World Cup 2015 organisers have announced that a total of 950,000 Rugby World Cup 2015 tickets were sold in the September general sale which saw record levels of demand for tickets for pool and knock-out stage matches.
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Uruguay qualify for Rugby World Cup 2015


Monday 13 October 2014

Uruguay have claimed the 20th and final place at Rugby World Cup 2015 after triumphing over Russia in the two-game final qualifying round.
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RFU sign England coach Lancaster until 2020


Friday 3 October 2014

England head coach Stuart Lancaster has signed a new contract extension that will keep him in with the Rugby Football Union until 2020.
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IRB tighten up player eligibility rules


Friday 19 September 2014

The International Rugby Board have toughened up on eligibility rules for players looking to switch allegiance in countries ahead of the 2015 Rugby World Cup.
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Henry: A loss before RWC would do All Blacks good


Friday 19 September 2014

Rugby World Cup winning coach Graham Henry has said that he is concerned by the All Blacks unbeaten streak and has suggested that a loss would do them some good.
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Prince Harry appointed RWC 2015 President


Friday 19 September 2014

Long time Rugby fan Prince Harry has been appointed as Honorary President of England Rugby 2015 who are the Organising Committee delivering Rugby World Cup 2015.
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2015 Rugby World Cup Team Bases Confirmed


Wednesday 27 August 2014

2015 Rugby World Cup organisers have announced 41 team bases for the twenty teams that will contest the Rugby World Cup next year in England and Cardiff, Wales.
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World Cup Winner Hill takes up new England role


Saturday 2 August 2014

England Rugby World Cup winning flanker Richard Hill MBE has been appointed by the RFU as Player Pathway Liaison Manager.
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England's last World Cup winner Tindall retires


Tuesday 15 July 2014

England's last Rugby World Cup winning player from 2003 Mike Tindall has become the final player to retire from playing rugby.
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Japan qualify for 2015 Rugby World Cup


Monday 26 May 2014

England's last Rugby World Cup winning player from 2003 Mike Tindall has become the final player to retire from playing rugby.
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Rugby World Cup tickets to go on sale in September


Wednesday 7 May 2014

Rugby World Cup 2015 Organisers England Rugby 2015 have announced that tickets for the event will go on general sale in September 2014.
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Rugby World Cup final to start an hour early


Saturday 3 May 2014

Rugby World Cup organisers have announced that the next Rugby World Cup final in England next year will kick off an hour earlier than previously scheduled as well as several other changes.
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Dan Carter : England will challenge for World Cup


Friday 18 April 2014

All Black flyhalf Dan Carter says that Stuart Lancaster's England team will be genuine contenders for the Rugby World Cup title in 2015.
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Hansen not afraid to drop All Black stars at RWC


Monday 24 March 2014

All Black coach Steve Hansen says that he will not shy away from dropping his ageing superstars if it will help New Zealand's chances of defending their Rugby World Cup title.
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All Blacks abused sleeping pills at Rugby World Cup


Friday 21 March 2014

New Zealand Rugby Bosses have admitted that two prominent All Blacks abused prescription sleeping pills during the 2011 Rugby World Cup but have denied that it is common practice among their players.
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England's Care sets sights on Rugby World Cup


Wednesday 19 March 2014

England scrum-half Danny Care believes that England's second place finish in the Six Nations has set them up well for their upcoming tour of New Zealand and to have a serious shot at the World Cup on home soil next year.
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Aussie O'Neill quits as Rugby World Cup director


Wednesday 26 February 2014

The International Rugby Board (IRB) have confirmed that former Australian Rugby Boss John O'Neill has quit his role as a director of the 2015 Rugby World Cup.
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Georgia and Romania qualify for 2015 World Cup


Sunday 23 February 2014

Georgia and Romania have qualified for the 2015 Rugby World Cup on Saturday with home wins in the European Nations Cup.
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NZRU re-sign three All Blacks for RWC 2015


Saturday 15 February 2014

All Blacks Cory Jane, Israel Dagg and Luke Romano have all signed contract extensions with the New Zealand Rugby Union which will keep them in New Zealand until after the 2015 Rugby World Cup.
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Matfield : Springboks will win 2015 World Cup


Tuesday 4 February 2014

Former Springbok lock Victor Matfield has predicted that South Africa will win the 2015 Rugby World Cup in England.
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Ireland 2023 World Cup host bid gets backing


Thursday 23 January 2014

Ireland's bid to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup has been given a big boost as ministers from both sides of the border have signalled their backing for an all-Ireland bid.
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Wales sign Gatland until after 2019 World Cup


Tuesday 17 December 2013

The Welsh Rugby Union have announced that they have exetended Wales Head Coach Warren Gatland's contract for an extra four years until after the conclusion of the 2019 Rugby World Cup.
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Hourcade to lead Argentina at 2015 World Cup


Thursday 12 December 2013

Recently appointed Argentina head coach Daniel Hourcade has been given a new contract which will see him leading the Pumas to the 2015 Rugby World Cup.
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