Brian O’Driscoll On What Makes Ireland’s RWC 2023 Bid So Special

One hundred thousand welcomes.

Brian O’Driscoll says the welcome that people will get if Ireland end up hosting the 2023 Rugby World Cup will be like no other.

The former Ireland captain was speaking following the country’s final presentation to World Rugby as they bid to host rugby’s showpiece event in 2023.

“It’s about the welcome that people will get, it is typified by the céad mile failte. We’re not happy giving you one welcome, we’ll give you a thousand.”
“People will be smothered with love. This is a big as it gets. We’re so proud of our country and will put our best foot forward. The GAA and soccer people will get behind this.”

Ireland remain the favourites to host the event with a decision set to be announced in mid-November.

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