Irish rugby and Irish soccer got a hearty 'welcome home' when the Aviva Stadium was officially opened by Taoiseach Brian Cowen on Friday. Ireland coach Declan Kidney, IRFU Chief Executive Philip Browne and IRFU President John Callaghan were among those in attendance.
Click on the below links for photos from Friday's press conference and official opening at the Aviva Stadium:
Speaking ahead of Saturday's clash with Australia, Ireland flanker Rhys Ruddock said: "We need to bring the defensive physicality we had against South Africa, as Australia have threats all over the park. We need to be at the top of our game."
As the countdown continues to Ireland's GUINNESS Series showdown with Australia, number 8 Jamie Heaslip talks about the Georgia game and what it will be like to face an 'old friend' in Michael Cheika this Saturday.
Behind the scenes with the Three Tunnel Cam at the Aviva Stadium for the Ireland v South Africa clash in the 2014 GUINNESS Series. Ireland ran out 29-15 winners with Jonathan Sexton winning the man-of-the-match award.