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IRFU Welcomes Government Decision On Attendances At Outdoor Events

IRFU Welcomes Government Decision On Attendances At Outdoor Events

Andy Farrell's Ireland host Wales in the opening round of the Guinness Six Nations on Saturday, February 5 ©INPHO/Dan Sheridan

The IRFU welcomes the decision by Government to lift restrictions on attendance at outdoor events.

Throughout the pandemic, the Government has been committed to sport and we thank them, particularly the Minsters, Catherine Martin TD and Jack Chambers TD, and all of our colleagues at Sport Ireland.

We also thank Aviva Stadium Director, Martin Murphy, for acting as Chair of the working group that represents the GAA, the FAI and the IRFU, and for all his work to deliver our programme of events at Aviva Stadium.

Ticket allocations for upcoming Guinness Six Nations games have been advised to our provinces and they will distribute them onwards to clubs and schools in time for the visit of Wales, in just two weeks’ time.

All other Patrons, including five and ten-year ticket holders, will be contacted by the IRFU next week, with details on how to access their tickets.

Following distribution to clubs and communication with Patrons, we will then advise Supporters Club members on any possible availability.

The IRFU looks forward to welcoming our clubs, schools, sponsors, patrons and supporters from Wales, Italy and Scotland, back to the Aviva Stadium for an exciting 2022 Guinness Six Nations.