TICKETS

Get your tickets now for the expected sell-out!


HOW TO WATCH

The Men's Eagles vs. Ireland match will be available at 7:30 P.M. CT on Universal Sports and DIRECTV during its Free Preview running from June 8-July 2. Ch. 625. Universal Sports Network subscribers can watch the match live online at universalsports.com.


SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

EventDate & TimeLocationMore Info & Links
Fan Meet & Greet with Paul Emerick
May 16
6:30 PM

The Stag's Head Pub
2128 Portsmouth St.
Houston, TX 77098

Media Contact: Stephanie Weaver
Harris County - Houston Sports Authority
Cell Ph. 903.875.4341

Rugby State Championship Trophy Presentation
May 17
12:30 PM

St. Thomas High School
4500 Memorial Drive
Houston, TX 77007

Media Contact: Stephanie Weaver
Harris County - Houston Sports Authority
Cell Ph. 903.875.4341

Rugby 101 presented by BackstageOL.com
May 18
12:00 PM

Rice University Intramural Field 1 (Entrance 18)
Wilton & Rice Blvd.
Houston, TX 77005

Media Contact: Stephanie Weaver
Harris County - Houston Sports Authority
Cell Ph. 903.875.4341

Houston Dynamo vs. New England Revolution
Orange Avenue Pre-Game Fan Event
May 18
5:30 PM

BBVA Compass Stadium
2200 Texas Street
Houston, TX 77003

Media Contact: Stephanie Weaver
Harris County - Houston Sports Authority
Cell Ph. 903.875.4341

610 Sports Radio Fan Fest
May 19
12:00 PM

University of Houston Athletic Alumni Center
3100 Cullen Blvd.
Houston, TX 77004

Media Contact: Stephanie Weaver
Harris County - Houston Sports Authority
Cell Ph. 903.875.4341

An Evening with the Irish Rugby Team
June 4
6:30 PM Reception
7:00 PM Dinner

Reliant Centre Houston
8400 Kirby Dr Houston, TX 77054

Media Contact: Andy Hilditch
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Eagles Dinner Benefit - Under the Texas Sky
June 6th
5:30-8pm
Houston, TX This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for tickets
Pep Rally for Eagles
June 6
7:30pm
Sherlocks
10001 Westheimer Rd.
Houston, TX 77036
Media Contact: Laura Gill
USA Rugby
c: 612.850.5619
Lost-Afternoon Rugby Dinner
June 7
11am-3pm
Royal Sonesta Hotel (Galleria)
2222 W Loop S Fwy.
Houston, TX 77027
Media Contact: John Connolly
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c: 713.524.3388
Eve Before Ireland Fundraiser
June 7
6:30 pm

BBVA Compass Stadium – West Club
2200 Texas Avenue
Houston, TX 77003

Media Contact: Nikki Wiederaenders
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c. 720.878.2589
Facebook Event

USA Rugby Level 1 Coaching of Match Officials
June 8

2712 Southwest Freeway
Houston, TX 77098

Register
Texas High School All-Stars v Bridgend High School of Wales
June 8
11am
St. Thomas High School
5400 Memorial Dr. #1X1
Houston, TX
Media Contact: Laura Gill
USA Rugby
c: 612.850.5619

Tailgating Contest presented by Southern Comfort and Kroger

June 8
1pm-4pm

BBVA Compass Stadium Parking Lot B & C

Pre-Register

#USAvIRE FanFest - with music by Blaggards

*Free and open to the public

June 8
3pm-7:30pm
BBVA Compass Stadium
2200 Texas Ave.
Houston, TX 77003
FanFest Contact: Pam Kosanke
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Men's Eagles vs. Ireland
June 8
7:30 P.M. CT
BBVA Compass Stadium
2200 Texas Ave.
Houston, TX 77003
Media Contact: Laura Gill
USA Rugby
c: 612.850.5619

Official USAvIRE After Party - music by Blaggards

*Food and Drink specials

June 8
Post-Match

Warehouse Live
813 Saint Emmanuel Street
Houston, TX 77003

Media Contact: Laura Gill
USA Rugby
c: 612.850.5619

USA Rugby Level 200 Coaching Certification Course

June 9

Rice University
6100 Main St.
Houston, TX, 77251

Register

MEDIA

USA RUGBY MEDIA CONTACT
Communications Manager
Laura Gill
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612.850.5619

To request media credentials for the event, please apply here:
http://www.jotformpro.com/Sjohn/EventCredentialsRequest

Media requests for Ireland should contact:
Stephen McNamara - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

BBVA COMPASS STADIUM MEDIA CONTACT
Marketing, PR & Booking
Gina Rotolo
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713.547.3000

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HOTEL DISCOUNTS

USA Rugby is pleased to announce special hotel rates for rugby fans attending the USA Men’s Eagles vs. Ireland test match on June 8, 2013, at BBVA Compass Stadium in Houston, Texas.
Reserve now!


IRISH RUGBY TOURS

In honor of the USA Eagles vs. Ireland test match on June 8th in Houston, TX, USA Rugby is excited to partner with the premier sports tour operator in Ireland, Irish Rugby Tours, to bring exciting international competiton and travel opportunities to the USA Rugby membership.


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