Bowe to Front eir Sport World Cup

Tommy Bowe is to be the main presenter of the Rugby World Cup on eir Sport kicking off on September 20th.

The station has this morning confirmed Bowe as the face of the station’s coverage which it will share with RTÉ Sport but which will be the only channel through which every minute of every game can be seen.

Bowe will be joined by Gordon D’Arcy, Peter Stringer and Jerry Flannery. While current Irish women’s international players Eimear Considine and Louise Galvin will also form part of the team.

Conor Morris and Liam Toland will be the main commentary team in Japan.

Ireland kicks off their campaign on September 22 against Scotland before games against the host nation Japan on September 28, Russia on October 3 and Samoa on October 12.

“We are delighted to have a team of this calibre and experience fronting the eir sport Rugby World Cup team and excited to watch how the tournament unfolds in Japan,” said Susan Brady, Managing Director of Consumer and Small Business Marketing.

“This panel has a great level of experience from playing a huge part in previous World Cups and we’re looking forward to them bringing their on-field experience into the studio, where eir sport will be there every step of the way with all 48 games live including every Ireland game.”

Sport for Business will kick off daily coverage of the build-up, features on the sponsors and all the stories from off the field of play one month out from the tournament.

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