Ireland to play Italy at Soldier Field in Chicago

Ireland v Italy in Six Nations 2018 Ireland will face Six Nations rivals Italy in Chicago this November

Ireland and Italy will play a match at Soldier Field in Chicago on Saturday 3rd November as part of 'The Rugby Weekend'.

The fixture, which forms part of a triple-header, will see Ireland return to the scene of their historic victory over the New Zealand All Blacks in 2016.

Soldier Field is home to NFL franchise the Chicago Bears. The iconic 62,000 seat stadium will host three international rugby matches over the course of one day.

The Rugby Weekend 2018 fixtures

  • USA Women's Eagles v Black Ferns - 12pm local time (5pm GMT)
  • Ireland v Italy - 3pm local time (8pm GMT)
  • USA Men's Eagles v Maori All Blacks - 5:15pm local time (10:15pm GMT)

Tickets are expected to go on general sale on Monday 21st May. See for further details.

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