Ireland's hopes of hosting the 2023 Rugby World Cup are boosted after Italy withdraw their bid.
Russia’s bid to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup received a boost Wednesday when the head of the International Rugby Board’s World Cup operations praised plans to convert football venues to rugby stadiums.
The world's most capped rugby player Brian O'Driscoll will spearhead Ireland's bid to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup.
Ireland bid to host the 2023 World Cup, along with France, Italy and South Africa.
Sept 2 (Reuters) - France, Ireland, Italy and South Africa have tabled bids to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup, World Rugby said on Friday.