The friendly will provide important preparation for the Republic of Irelandâ00s race to qualify for South Africa ahead of the closing Group 8 World Cup qualifiers against Italy and Montenegro in October.
Thomond Park Stadium Director, John Cantwell said â00we are delighted to announce the second fixture with the FAI and particularly pleased that they would consider Thomond Park to host two senior international games over such a short space of time. The South Africa international will take place at a time when the rugby season will be back in full flow demonstrating the flexibility of the stadium and how versatile we have to be in catering for such a broad range of events.â00
Ticket, kick off time and event information will be made available closer to the match date on both www.fai.ie and www.thomondpark.ie. Ticket prices will start from â0¬25 for adults and an allocation of tickets will be made available to schoolboy clubs at the normal friendly match price of â0¬7 per ticket.