Chateau Belmont will host the Irish rugby team at the Tours Nord during the World Cup in France from September 8 to October 28. The announcement will be made officially on November 7.
It was an open secret: the city of Tours would indeed be the base camp for the Irish. During the World Cup, they will be accommodated at the luxury hotel Chateau Belmont in North Tours.
Charts, Orleans, Blois, and Burgess held their own for a short time before being rebuffed. The fellowships will be officially announced on Monday, November 7 at 5 p.m.
He initiated the presence of the Rugby National Base Camp in Centre-Val de Loire as part of the next Rugby World Cup to be held in France from 8 September to 28 October 2023. He made this commitment because he was not in the field. The honor of hosting meetings.
But this required planetary alignment. Above all an alignment of communities. Next Monday at 5pm, Frédéric Augis, President of the Metropolis of Tours, Emmanuel Denis, Mayor of Tours, François Bonneau, President of the Region, and Julien Collet, the new General Manager of the Organizing Committee, will announce this great news. Kalyan Mandapam at Tours Town Hall. J
An Irish delegation of 70 will be housed here from next summer. Belmont Castlet, the former establishment of great restaurateurs Jean and Sophie Bardet, At North Tours.
A few hundred meters from the tram, the site has all the advantages. Members of the delegation want to be less than 20 minutes from a training stadium, in this case Bedroom Tours North, 20 minutes from a city center.
Players and staff can walk to tours and perhaps take the tram back to their apartments. The hotel hosted Czech football players at Euro 2016.
Work began on the Stade de la Chambrerie. The city will inject between 3 and 4 million euros into maintenance and improvements to the site. Metropolis, for its part, has funded bodybuilding equipment.
The presence of TGV in Saint-Pierre des Corps and Tours, but above all the existence of the airport, convinced the Irish delegation. In case of injury or need, it should be said that a member of the staff can join him at home after 1h15 of the flight.
Tours weren’t the only thing to apply for. Chartres and Orleans were on the starting line. Blois and Borges meanwhile took their temperature. But if tours succeed, once it is not customary, thanks to the agreement of the communities in this file. It was even “not always easy,” according to a member close to the association “Rugby Tours 2023-2024”, The town hall and the metropolis were able to put aside their differences on other issues. Good news as the Olympic Games in Paris approach. Tours has applied to host a rugby 7s delegation in 2024.
In Chartres, there was no political will, and in Orleans, there would have been no agreement between the rugby club and the metropolis. Tours, on the other hand, would almost certainly have been sacked at the whim of La Rochelle’s manager. Ronan O’Gara. The latter, Irish, would have done everything to bring his representative in the following months, but Georgia had long preferred La Rochelle-Île de Rey.
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