Irish Rugby Seeking to Raise Game in US

Ireland is seeking to help rugby; crack the United States ugby scene and to do this, it is planning to host 2023 World Cup.

Chiefs of Irish rugby will present their bid for the World Cup in-front of voting unions in London on 25th of September. The other contenders of the World Cup are South Africa and France.

On October 31 the Rugby World Cup will issue its recommendations to 39 voting bodies, fifteen days ahead of the declaration of final hosting decision. The leagues of European club is eyeing already for the potential for US franchises, on the other hand, America has tossed a bid for the 2023 World Cup almost.

The Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU) insists on staging the tournament of 2023 and would push America ever closer to becoming a serious candidate as a host of future global competition.

“On the Rugby World Cup, we have put a forceful,” said Philip Browne, the IRFU chief executive. If the community rugby is genuinely seeking to expand the sport, want to inspire people, we believe, and then we have made things easy for them. “What we had seen as a tripartite partnership should come in place, between Ireland 2023, if they win the bid, US Rugby and World Rugby. It is about what could be done to strengthen the rugby footprint in North America.”

The five main political parties of Northern Ireland have signed a letter of support reiterating the pledge of cross-government to pay the £120 million as the tournament staging fee, facilitating concerns after the collapse of the Northern Ireland Executive.

The 900-page bid of Ireland document charts an economic benefit tilted to run 1.5billion Euros with organizers committed to sell all tickets (2.2million) at a rate of 30 percent less than England 2015.