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Leinster To Hold British & Irish Cup Semi At RDS

Leinster To Hold British & Irish Cup Semi At RDS

Leinster Rugby have confirmed that their British & Irish Cup semi-final against Munster ‘A; has been moved to the RDS and will be played on Good Friday, April 6, at 6pm.

Commenting on the move, Leinster Rugby Chief Executive Michael Dawson said: “We are delighted to announce that the British & Irish Cup semi-final will be played at the RDS.

“It will kickstart a wonderful weekend of top class rugby for our supporters ahead of the Heineken Cup quarter-final at the Aviva Stadium the following evening.

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“Once again our Season Ticket holders will be rewarded with another opportunity to see the next crop of provincial talent for free in a competition which has steadily improved since its inception in the 2009/10 season.

“The Leinster ‘A’ team, under the stewardship of head coach Colin McEntee, have performed consistently throughout the pool stages this year.

“The British & Irish Cup has once again helped provide our wider squad and burgeoning Academy talent with greater experience as well as the opportunity to play at a high level and on a consistent basis.

“By moving this knockout game to the RDS we also believe that it will help cater for what we anticipate will be a higher audience than normal.”

Gates will open at 4.30pm. There will be free entry for Leinster Season Ticket holders upon presentation of this year’s membership card.

Season Ticket holders must note that seating is unreserved for this game. Tickets are on sale online from www.leinsterrugby.ie.

Ticket prices are: Adult: €;10, Schoolchildren: €;5, Season Ticket holders: free.