18 May, 11:09
IRFU Chief Executive Philip Browne has issued a statement following confirmation of Ronan O'Gara's decision to retire from playing professional rugby.
Fiona and Stephen had won tickets for the day thanks to the Competition Draw exclusive only to players within Ireland's only official IRFU Tag Rugby programme, Bud Light Tag.
Fiona and Stephen's team, Ulster Wizards, who played at Belfast's Newforge Country Club in 2009, will be gearing up for registrations which go live on www.irfutag.ie on January 7. How about you? Got your team together and ready?
With next year's international rugby calendar starting in February 2010, there are three games where you and your Bud Light Tag team-mates can also win the chance to attend the pre-match and match events when Ireland host Italy, Wales and Scotland at Croke Park.
How to enter...
Submit a minimum of 10 players' correct names and email addresses when registering your Bud Light Tag team online, all names go into the hat for a draw where they can win tickets.
Your team must be fully registered and paid as only complete registrations are eligible for the draw.
Winners for each draw will be notified by email, SMS and announced here on www.irfutag.ie at 12pm on the following :-
25/Jan/10 - Ireland v Italy [kick-off 14.30, Saturday 6th February 2010]
01/Mar/10 - Ireland v Wales [kick-off 14.30, Saturday 13th March 2010]
08/Mar/10 - Ireland v Scotland [kick-off 17.00, Saturday 20th February 2010]
Registrations go live HERE early January 2010. Please be aware that competition for places will be extremely high as they are available only on a first-come, first-served basis.
Ballina RFC, Galway Corinthians RFC, Sligo RFC, UCG RFC
Blackrock College RFC*, Enniscorthy RFC, Mullingar RFC, Navan RFC, Old Belvedere RFC, St Mary's College RFC* & Templeogue College*, Suttonians RFC, Tallaght RFC
Ballincollig RFC, Garryowen FC, Highfield RFC, Nenagh Ormond RFC, Waterpark RFC
Malone RFC* , Newforge Country Club
Bud Light Tag draw winners supporting Ireland at each international have never witnessed an Irish loss so long may they bring this luck to the team with each game!
* denotes new venue for 2010