Belfast Telegraph

Saturday 23 August 2014

Croke alternative for rugby matches

Croke Park has emerged as a viable alternative for Leinster and Ulster if their Heineken Cup games have to be moved from the RDS and Ravenhill respectively this weekend.

A senior GAA source confirmed that its central council could expedite the matter one way or the other if such an approach was received.

A precedent for playing stand-alone rugby matches at the stadium was set as recently as last April when Leinster and Munster played their Heineken Cup semi-final there.

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