Premier League has grown hugely in popularity with numerous events taking place each year throughout the UK. Following the massive success of 2018, the 2019 is packed. The league season will begin on 7 February 2019 in Newcastle, with English destinations also including Exeter, Leeds, Manchester, Sheffield, Liverpool, Birmingham and Nottingham. Cardiff will welcome the Premier League back to Wales, while Glasgow and Aberdeen will again host nights in Scotland. The season culminates with the top four players proceeding to the Unibet Premier League Play-Offs on Thursday 23 May 2019 at The O2 in London, where the destiny of the title will be discovered. Last year saw Michael van Gerwen win a third successive Premier League title as he claimed glory defeating World Champion Rob Cross in the semi-finals and Michael Smith in the final.
Come and see Republic of Ireland XI v Liverpool FC Legends go head to head in a bid to raise money to fund vital rehabilitation care for Sean Cox, who suffered life changing injuries when he was the victim of an unprovoked attack outside Anfield ahead of the Reds’ Champions League semi final against AS Roma last April. The match will feature LFC Legends such as Sander Westerveld, Jerzy Dudek, Patrik Berger, Vladimir Smicer, Salif Diao, Robbie Fowler, Ian Rush and Djibril Cisse. Glen Johnson joins the LFC Legends team for the first time, as well as Robbie Keane, who along with Jason McAteer, John Aldridge and Phil Babb, will play for both Liverpool Legends and the Republic of Ireland XI. For the Republic of Ireland XI, manager Mick McCarthy will be able to call on the likes of Kevin Kilbane, Ian Harte, Lee Carsley and Liam Lawrence, with more players announced soon. U16 Ticket (must be bought with an adult ticket) €10.00 Family (2 Adults & 2 Children – Select 4) Ticket €17.50 Adult Ticket €20.00 – €60.00
The Night Run is back for 2019! We will be running through the streets of Dublin City Centre once again on Sunday 28th April at 9pm. Runners of all abilities and ages are welcome to take part in Night Run Dublin 10K 2019, and every participant will receive a reflective premium technical race top to wear on the night, as well as a goodie bag and finisher’s medal. Sanctioned by Athletics Ireland, the race is chip-timed, allowing returning runners to benchmark their performance on previous years, and new participants to record their progress. With great scenery, fantastic atmosphere and a truly memorable experience, it’s no wonder thousands have crossed our start line! This is one not to be missed!
Cricket Ireland announced that tickets have gone on sale for the one-off one day international (ODI) between Ireland and England at Malahide on 3 May 2019. Warren Deutrom, Chief Executive of Cricket Ireland, said: “The clash with England heralds the start of a busy home season of men’s cricket in 2019, with numerous Full Member nations visiting our shores. This encounter comes almost four years to the day that England appeared in a match in Ireland, so this is set to be a highly sought after ticket for Irish cricket fans.” “England is currently the number one ODI side in the world, and set to host the 2019 Cricket World Cup later in the summer, so they will be eyeing this match as a key part of their preparations for the World Cup.” “It is a nice symmetry that England book-ends our international men’s summer, with this ODI starting our home summer campaign, and the Lord’s test match against England completing our international summer fixtures.” The match also comes nearly two years from the last time these two sides met in the ODI format, when Ireland played a two-match series at Bristol and Lord’s in front of large crowds.
The SSE Arena, Belfast – 10 May 2018 Roman Reigns vs Samoa Joe *** Intercontinental Championship Triple Threat Match Seth Rollins vs Finn Balor vs The Miz w/ The Miztourage *** Braun Strowman vs Elias *** RAW Tag Team Championshop Match Titus Worldwide w/ Dana Brooke vs The Bar *** RAW Women’s Championship Fatal Five Way Match Bayley vs Sasha Banks vs Mandy vs Sonya Deville vs Alexa Bliss *** WWE United Kingdom Championship Match Pete Dunne vs Tucker *** Asuka vs Nia Jax *** Gallows, Anderson and Goldust vs The Revival and Curt Hawkins *** Matt Hardy *** Bray Wyatt *** Jason Jordan *** Paige Line up subject to change
3Arena, Dublin – 11 May 2018 Roman Reigns vs Samoa Joe *** Intercontinental Championship Triple Threat Match Seth Rollins vs Finn Balor vs The Miz w/ The Miztourage *** Braun Strowman vs Elias *** RAW Tag Team Championshop Match Titus Worldwide w/ Dana Brooke vs The Bar *** RAW Women’s Championship Fatal Five Way Match Bayley vs Sasha Banks vs Mandy vs Sonya Deville vs Alexa Bliss *** WWE United Kingdom Championship Match Pete Dunne vs Jordan Devlin *** Asuka vs Nia Jax *** Gallows, Anderson and Goldust vs The Revival and Curt Hawkins *** Matt Hardy *** Bray Wyatt *** Jason Jordan *** Paige
Robo Riots brings famous robots from TVs Robot Wars to battle it out live in the National Show Centre, Swords, Co. Dublin. This is the first full length heavyweight combat robot tournament of its kind in Ireland! Featuring robots from the hit TV show Robot Wars where every live event session promises metal-munching, head-to-head, monster matchups that fans have always dreamt of. Each live session will feature one-of-a-kind fights containing multiple main events between legendary Robot Wars All-Stars; Undercard fights from incredible newcomers; and jaw-dropping exhibition matches. There will also be celebrity robots like R2-D2, a Dalek, a minecraft creeper and AL-1X – our very own z-list celebrity robot. Bounty fights, robot rumbles and grudge rematches will all be on display during the 2019 event. Run by Irish Robot Wars fans for all Robot Wars fans. More information from RoboRiots.ie
The Open returns to the Island of Ireland for the first time in 68 years and it is going to be one of the best sporting events of the summer and you can get up close to the best players in the world! You can walk the course with them as they plot out their strategy for the week, you can catch some of them in the Autograph Zone or watch them on the driving range! If that’s not enticing enough you can also pick up the clubs and have a lesson in the spectator village where there are plenty of activities for all the family to get involved in. There really is something for everyone at The Open. Tickets for Practice Days (14 – 17 July) are available from just £15! Share The Open with the family and friends and create lasting memories. – theopen.com/tickets
Offering four days of open-sea racing by Irish and international teams in one of the most picturesque areas of Dublin Bay, the Volvo Dún Laoghaire Regatta 2019 is a must-do. Welcoming back many old friends from previous regattas, as well as plenty of newcomers, Dún Laoghaire will be the centre of great racing and a lively social scene, with entertainment for all ashore. The sea will be carpeted with up to 470 bobbing boats; cruisers, keelboats and dinghies from all over the UK and Ireland will be hitting the water. For Dubliners who haven’t found their sea legs, a trip out to the south coast during the regatta will mean a fun crowd, stunning views, great food and family events all along the water.