IRFU chief executive Philip Browne at the 2023 Rugby World Cup bid presentation at the Royal Garden Hotel, London in September. Photo: Billy Stickland/Inpho

The war of words between the Ireland 2023 Oversight Board, the IRFU and World Rugby continues to escalate on a daily basis, with the union’s chief exe(...)

How does the bidding process for the 2023 Rugby World Cup work? Photograph: Inpho/Billy Stickland

Q. When do the three unions hand over their bids to World Rugby? A. The deadline for submission of the candidate file is June 1st, 2017. Q. Who does(...)

 New Zealand captain Richie McCaw holds aloft the Rugby World Cup trophy in 2011. Photograph: Andrew Cornaga/Inpho

TV3 has won the rights to broadcast live coverage of all 48 matches in the 2015 Rugby World Cup, it was confirmed this morning. The anno(...)