Ireland’s captain fancies our World Cup chances
It’s World Cup time! Rugby, I should say.
What’s that you say? Something about the rugby World Cup taking place in 2011? No, no: you’re thinking of men’s rugby. The real thing kicks off this month in England, from 20th August 2010, and Ireland will be valiantly battling for the title.
As mentioned, the competition takes place from 20th August 2010, and finishes up on 5th September 2010. Ireland’s games are as follows:
Friday, 20th August:
England v Ireland
Venue: Surrey 1
Tuesday, 24th August:
USA v Ireland
Venue: Surrey 2
Saturday, 28th August:
Ireland v Kazakhstan
Venue: Surrey 2
At the end of the pool phase the teams will be seeded based on the position in which they finished in
their respective pools.
Wednesday, 1st September:
The semi-finals and rankings matches will be played.
Sunday, 5th September:
The tournament’s final matches begin at high noon – exciting!
Follow the Rugby World Cup 2010:
- IRFU on Twitter – Plus! Follow the hashtag #wrwc
The Women’s Rugby World Cup will be screened live by Sky Sports in Ireland and the UK, showing a record 13 matches as the action happens including the semi-finals and final at the Twickenham Stoop on Wednesday, September 1 and Sunday, September 5 respectively.
The tournament website, www.rwcwomens.com, will also be streaming all 13 matches live and on demand for free including three in each pool round, starting with Wales v Australia, New Zealand v South Africa and England v Ireland at Surrey Sports Park on matchday one.
For Ireland and the UK, matches will be exclusively streamed live on Skysports.com only.
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