Additional Tickets to be released for Season Ticket Holders to attend Irish Rugby Open Training Session

Connacht Rugby is pleased to announce that season ticket holders will have another chance to access tickets the to the Irish Rugby Open Training Session taking place at the Sportsground in Galway next Wednesday February 18th. In response to the overwhelming demand and interest, Connacht Rugby will be increasing the capacity for the hugely popular training session.

Since the tickets first went online on Thursday last, we have allocated over 50% of the available tickets to Connacht-affiliated clubs and schools, IRFU partners, Connacht Rugby partners and stakeholders. After this allocation was met, 50% of remaining tickets were offered exclusively to season ticket holders and 50% were allocated to go on general release. The huge demand witnessed over the weekend meant that both these allocations “sold out” in less than an hour.

The appetite shown by rugby lovers in the province to support the National Team during their 6Nations campaign has surpassed expectations and after consultation with the various stakeholders we are now in a position to confirm the increased capacity for season ticket holders.

An absolute capacity of 3, 500 tickets will now be issued to enable rugby fans get up close and personal with Joe Schmidt and his squad. This number has been carefully chosen to ensure that everyone who attends has an opportunity to view the training session comfortably as well as have a quick meet and greet with Ireland and Connacht Rugby players.

Season Ticket holders can access tickets – on a first come first served basis – from 9am on Thursday February 12th using this link. Any remaining tickets will be offered to the general public after the 24 exclusive window ends.

Please note:

  • Tickets will go on release to Season Ticket holders only on Thursday February 12th at 9am
  • Tickets are available online only and not from the Connacht Rugby office.
  • Tickets are on a first come first served basis
  • These tickets will remain available for 24 hours or until the allocation is taken by Season Ticket holders
  • Tickets are limited to 2 per Season Ticket holder
  • Season Ticket holders will be asked for their account number to access tickets.
  • Season Ticket holders will be asked to enter credit card details to process the tickets. Your card will not be charged.
  • Should there be any tickets remaining, these will be put on general release on Friday 13th February
  • This is a free but strictly ticketed event. Anyone who arrives without a ticket will not be permitted entry.




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