The race to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup will conclude in just a matter of weeks, with the World Rugby Council set to decide on November 15 whether France, Ireland or South Africa should host the tournament. Here, SportBusiness International examines the Irish bid.
The race to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup will conclude in just a matter of weeks, with the World Rugby Council set to decide on November 15 whether France, Ireland or South Africa should host the tournament. Here, SportBusiness International examines the three contenders' bids.
Fan engagement consultant Mark Bradley visits Dublin’s Aviva Stadium for the Six Nations rugby union match between Ireland and France.
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Irish energy supplier Electric Ireland aims to differentiate the brand in a crowded Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) sponsorship field by making a difference to the lives of the players and followers of GAA sports.
Multi-active sports tour operator, Sports Tours International, has acquired Sports Travel International, an Irish sports travel company.
The Ironman triathlon series has moved to strengthen its position in the UK and Ireland with the acquisition of the mass participation division of Titan Experience, an Irish mass participation, sponsorship and event management company.
JP McManus, owner of the recently redeveloped Adare Manor golf course in Limerick, Ireland, has confirmed that the venue will bid to host the 2026 Ryder Cup.
John Feehan has stepped down from his position as chief executive of the Six Nations rugby union tournament and the British and Irish Lions team.
The Ultimate Fighting Championship mixed martial arts promotion is to expand its UFC Gym brand into Europe after announcing a 10-year partnership with TD Lifestyle to open over 100 locations across the UK and Ireland.
Cricket Ireland has announced plans to develop a new national stadium as it prepares to cater for the demands of becoming a Test-playing nation.
The Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) was able to distribute a record amount of income to counties and clubs in 2017 after revenue rose to €65.6m ($81.7m), while the organisation has moved to address concerns over its playing surfaces by acquiring a farm to grow its own pitches.
Rugby League Ireland chairman Richard Egan has said that the Rugby League International Federation (RLIF) is planning to launch a Six Nations tournament next year as part of an effort to enhance the presence of Northern Hemisphere countries on the sport’s global stage.
South Africa’s Sports Minister, Thulas Nxesi, has hit back at criticism of World Rugby’s decision to recommend the country as host of the 2023 World Cup stating the “latter day prophets and naysayers” will be proven wrong.
World Rugby today (Thursday) announced details of an increased investment into Fiji, Tonga and Samoa in co-operation with Pacific Rugby Players, the body representing players in the region, while the sport’s global governing body has again defended its under-fire bidding process for the 2023 World Cup.
The Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU) has ramped up the pressure on World Rugby following last week’s decision to recommend South Africa as host of the 2023 World Cup by issuing a formal complaint over the process to the sport’s global governing body.
France and Ireland have vowed to fight on in their efforts to land the 2023 Rugby World Cup after seeing South Africa’s bid backed by the sport’s world governing body.
World Rugby is considering launching a new franchise-based rugby sevens competition, according to The Telegraph.
The Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) has today (Tuesday) announced the termination of its commercial partnership with ticketing agent THG in the wake of the scandal surrounding the 2016 summer Olympic Games.
Daily fantasy sports operator DraftKings has continued its expansion drive by launching in Ireland and Austria.
The Barbarians invitational rugby union team has today (Tuesday) announced that it will launch its first women’s side, which will make its competitive debut next month.
World Rugby chairman Bill Beaumont today (Monday) said that the sport’s global governing body faces a tough choice in selecting the host of the 2023 World Cup after France, Ireland and South Africa laid out “exceptionally strong, impressive and exciting bids” for the national team tournament.
The Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU) has claimed it will deliver the largest, most secure, commercial programme ever offered to World Rugby as it touted its appeal as a new host and connection to the North American market as it seeks to secure the 2023 World Cup.
Pat Hickey has resigned from his position on the executive board of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) amid the continued fallout from his involvement in a ticketing scandal surrounding the 2016 summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
Irish mixed martial arts star Conor McGregor has renewed his endorsement deal with drinks brand Monster Energy.
Pat Hickey has today (Monday) said he looks forward to resuming his international Olympic duties after stating that the report by former Irish High Court judge, Justice Carroll Moran, into the ticketing scandal surrounding the 2016 summer Olympic Games clears him of any wrongdoing.
An agreement has been reached for South African rugby teams the Cheetahs and Southern Kings to enter the Pro12 pan-European competition after losing their Super Rugby status, according to multiple reports.