Ireland rugby joining fixtures set for Tallaght

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  • Updated: Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 11:32 | Comments

    South Dublin County Council's Tallaght Stadium recently hosted Leinster Rugby for a pre-season friendly


    South Dublin County Council’s Tallaght Stadium recently hosted Leinster Rugby for a pre-season friendly


    International rugby joining will lapse to Tallaght when Ireland take partial in a European Championships opposite France, Scotland and Wales in October.

    For a initial time in 14 years, dual comparison general games will take place in Ireland with Tallaght Stadium hosting Ireland’s dual home games in a Championships.

    This will be a second time a south Dublin track will horde general rugby joining following a 2010 tie between Ireland and Scotland, while a Tallaght Tigers bar were in existence there from 1997 until 2013.

    France and Scotland will be a visitors in 2014 with fixtures on a 18 and 25 of October respectively.

    Rugby League Ireland executive Richard Egan said: “We are gay to be bringing rugby joining behind to Tallaght and in sold a trickery such as Tallaght Stadium.

    “To be means to horde dual games in such a high turn trickery is a large boost for rugby joining in a Dublin area and serve afield.”

    Ireland conduct manager Mark Aston added: “We are gay to be entrance behind to Tallaght that was a pivotal partial of a growth of rugby joining in Ireland in a early days.

    “We had a tough World Cup final year that we knew we would have given a organisation we were drawn in. From that we have a good bottom of players to select from for this year.”

    Also holding place in a 6,000 chair multi-purpose track will be Ireland’s initial ever Under-19 tie when Ireland accommodate Scotland.



    Article source: http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/rugby-league/2014/0911/642944-international-rugby-league-returns-to-tallaght/

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