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Irish Rugby To Play Italy In Chicago In November 3rd

Ireland will face Six Nations rivals Italy at Soldier Field in Chicago on Saturday 3rd November. This will be the headline contest during a triple-header of autumn international matches being branded as The Rugby Weekend.

The game will be part of a triple-header at the same venue, supported by a women’s international between the USA and New Zealand’s world champion Black Ferns and a men’s game between the US Eagles and the Maori All Blacks. The women’s match will be played first, followed by Ireland v Italy and USA v Maori.

Ireland vs Italy Rugby


Venue: Soldier Field, Chicago

Kick Off: 8:00pm (GMT)

Ireland will return to Soldier Field in Chicago on Saturday, November 3 to play Italy as part of ‘The Rugby Weekend’ triple header.

The iconic NFL stadium will play host to three captivating international rugby matches over the course of one day, featuring the USA Men’s and Women’s Eagles taking on the Maori All Blacks and Women’s Rugby World Cup champions the Black Ferns respectively, as well as Ireland’s clash with Six Nations rivals Italy.

THE RUGBY WEEKEND 2018: Saturday, November 3

USA Women v New Zealand Women, Soldier Field, 12pm local time

Ireland v Italy, Soldier Field, 3pm local time/8pm Irish time

USA v Maori All Blacks, Soldier Field, 5.15pm local time

Rugby Tickets here – priced from $40 – will go on sale at 2pm CST today in exclusive pre-sales for Chicago Bears and Citibank members, for an exclusive period of four days and two days respectively.

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