Watch: Ireland’s Stunning Rugby World Cup 2023 Final Presentation Video
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“This is bigger than sport. It’s Ireland as a nation, all 32 counties, north and south coming together,”
The Ireland team bidding to host Rugby World Cup 2023 delivered a powerful presentation to the World Rugby representatives in London today and promised to deliver a ‘Tournament Like No Other’, capturing the hearts and minds of audiences throughout the world.
In addition to the live contributions from the bid team including Brian O’Driscoll and Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, the fast-moving presentation to World Rugby contained video support pieces featuring:
● U2 and Bono at their Croke Park concert this summer promoting Ireland as the perfect host for RWC 2023.
● Bob Geldof, with a moving rendition of the WB Yeats poem ‘Lake Isle of Innisfree’, relating the power of the Irish diaspora to impact upon the growth of rugby throughout the world.
● Liam Neeson’s video, ‘Ireland – Ready for the World’ specially produced in support of Ireland’s 2023 bid.
● Niamh Briggs’s highlighting Irish people’s infectious enthusiasm and capacity to deliver on a world stage.
Here’s the final presentation video that was shown to World Rugby.