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News article – Style E 3452

News article – Style E 3452

For the first time in the history of the competition all three Divisional finals of the AIB League will take place in Lansdowne Road on the same day, Saturday 8th May.

AIB League Division 1, 2 & 3 Finals, Lansdowne Road, Saturday 8th May 2004.

AIB and the IRFU are delighted to announce that ‘Pure Rugby’ will be
full force in Lansdowne Road, on Saturday, 8th May when all three
Divisional finals will take place. This will be the first time ever
in the
seven-year history of the AIB League that all three finals have been
on the same day and in the same venue.

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Kicking off at 12 noon, the Division 3 final will be followed by the
Division 2 final at 2pm, culminating with the Division 1 game at 4pm.

Speaking on behalf of AIB, Kathy McGarry stated that, “We are
that the Division One, Two and Three Finals will each be played in
Lansdowne on the same day. This is the seventh season of our
with club rugby, and a great atmosphere is bound to prevail in and
Lansdowne Road, on a day that has become a highlight of the Club Rugby

AIB’s sponsorship of the AIB League has always focused on the
and it’s involvement in making the AIB League a successful
competition. In
order to make it a gala day for club rugby, sponsors AIB have joined
with the IRFU to ensure that there will be a festival atmosphere on

A number of activities are planned using the back pitch area,
will feature marquees, musical entertainment and a children’s
area with bouncy castles, face painters, obstacle courses, a bungee
run and
stilt walkers.These activities promise to add to a fun family day
with ‘Pure Rugby’ and much more!