1ST CHANCE FOR FANS TO WELCOME JOE SCHMIDT'S IRELAND TO HOME OF IRISH RUGBY
The IRFU and O2 today (October 16) announced that they will host a free ticketed open training session at the AVIVA Stadium on Tuesday 29th October (at 11am - gates open 10am). Up to 5,000 rugby fans will have the opportunity to see Joe Schmidt put the Irish squad through their paces as they prepare for their Guinness Series opener against Samoa.
Tickets for the event are free and will be available on www.ticketmaster.ie from 10 a.m. on Friday, October 18th. Please note you must have a ticket to gain entry. There is a limit of five tickets per person and childen must be accompanied by an adult.
IRFU Partrons Club and Supporters Club members will have a priority window to access tickets from 9am tomorrow Thursday October 17th.
The IRFU's Director of Communication, Stephen McNamara, said:
"The IRFU are pleased to invite fans to welcome Joe Schmidt and his Ireland squad to the home of Irish Rugby, the Aviva Stadium. We have timed this event to coincide with the mid-term school holidays as we hope to see many young, and not so young fans, gather for this exciting day, to fire-up their Irish rugby heroes ahead of the opening match of the Guinness Series against Samoa, who are currently ranked seventh in the world.”
General release tickets will be available from www.ticketmaster.ie on Friday, October 18th.