‘Spectacular wealth’ saw hordes of Irish rugby fans jet out to Japan

Thousands of Irish supporters flew out to Japan for the Irish team’s pool games in the Rugby World Cup and the quarter final defeat to New Zealand

Aiden Corkery

Political Correspondent @aiden_corkery
27th October, 2019

Ireland’s ‘spectacular wealth’ was the reason Irish rugby fans were able to drown out the All Blacks’ ‘haka’ during last weekend’s World Cup quarter-final, according to a senior Ibec official.

Thousands of Irish supporters flew out to Japan for the Irish team’s pool games in the Rugby World Cup and the quarter final defeat to New Zealand.

Ibec’s head of corporate affairs Siobhán Masterson...

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