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Liam Neeson is backing Irelands bid to host the Rugby World Cup 2023. Lee Smith Jersey .The Hollywood star narrates a short film being used to pitch the country against South Africa and France for the tournament.Launching a final push for what would be the biggest event ever put on in Ireland, rugby chiefs revealed the 12 venues that would host the matches.Derrys Celtic Park was a surprise inclusion while uncertainty hangs over Belfasts Casement Park, which has yet to be built. Flagship venues include Croke Park -- one of Europes largest stadiums and home to the Gaelic Athletic Association -- as well as rugby HQ Lansdowne Road in Dublin.Irish premier Enda Kenny said the all-Ireland bid, supported by the governments in Belfast and Dublin, showed how sport could bind up wounds and heal difficulties.Kenny said: This is not going to be easy. But we have every reason to believe we will win the right to host World Cup 2023.Mr Kenny said he was excited about the bid and urged Irelands 80 million strong diaspora to pull on the green jersey to get behind the push.The winning bid will be announced in November next year. Northern Ireland Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness said he was confident about Irelands prospects.If it does come it will be massive for our economy, it will be massive for tourism, it will be massive for our sport and massive for our people, he added.Noting the inclusion of his native Derrys Celtic Park, he added: Wouldnt it be wonderful to see a Rugby World Cup match played in that city. And wouldnt it be even more wonderful to see Casement Park built.He joked: I hope whatever judge is in charge of whatever appeal goes to the courts is a rugby fan.Philip Browne, chief executive of the Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU), confirmed the Irish government has underwritten the £120m tournament fee.But he said with two million tickets to sell and a knock-on impact on the economy, the six-week competition would be worth €800m (£692m) to Ireland.Because of the close proximity to England, Scotland and Wales, Mr Browne predicted an Irish World Cup would be the best ever attended.It is probably the biggest event Ireland could ever hope to host, he added.One of Irelands biggest selling points is that the 12 long-listed venues are all central locations and fans would not need to travel far from their lodgings.World Cup bosses will ultimately choose the venues which would probably be whittled down to between eight and 10, Mr Browne said.Others include Belfasts Ravenhill, Dublins RDS, Kilkennys Nowlan Park, Corks Pairc Ui Chaoimh, Killarneys Fitzgerald Stadium, Limericks Thomond Park, Galways Pearse Stadium and Castlebars McHale Park.When you match up the big GAA stadia with the big rugby stadia we have an ideal mix of venues, said Mr Browne.Sports Minister Shane Ross admitted work is needed on some stadiums but added: We have got seven years still to do this, it is a long run-in and we will be well prepared for it. Bo Jackson Jersey . -- Bryant McKinnie came out of his stance and lowered his shoulder into a practice squad player, causing a crisp thud to reverberate in the Miami Dolphins practice bubble. Jalen Richard Jersey .com) - Manchester City midfielder David Silva is expected to miss the next four weeks because of a calf problem. http:///...gio-tavecchio-jersey . Newcastle dominated in the early stages but City weathered the storm and then raised its game in extra time. Negredo broke the deadlock from close range after a simple move in the 99th minute before Dzeko took the ball round goalkeeper Tim Krul to seal the victory in the 105th. There will be no suspense in Austin or Baton Rouge, but there will be new coaches on both campuses in 2017.Texas Charlie Strong and LSUs Ed Orgeron entered Saturday with slim hopes of retaining their jobs. By late Saturday afternoon, both men had essentially fired themselves.Orgeron became the second LSU coach this season to have his future decided on the final pplay of an SEC loss. Jihad Ward Jersey. Strong watched Kansas end its 19-game Big 12 losing streak and beat Texas for the first time since 1938.So whats next for Texas and LSU? Here are those answers and more coaching takeaways from Week 12. Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' '
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