Off The Ball partners with the Aer Lingus College Football Classic to bring American Football to an Irish audience.

Off The Ball have today announced a three-year partnership with The Aer Lingus College Football Classic and Irish American Events. Together, Off The Ball, The Aer Lingus Football Classic and Irish American Events will work to grow interest in and develop American Football in Ireland. The Aer Lingus College Football Classic, returning this August, is

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Official says travel package sales for Nebraska-Illinois game in Ireland going ‘extremely well’

By Steven M. Sipple / Husker Extra It’s generally a fool’s errand to try to predict exactly what will unfold during Nebraska’s 2021 football season. Ah, but there’s at least one predictable part.  Nebraska fans are buying up travel packages for the 2021 Aer Lingus College Classic in Ireland faster than Illinois fans. “Nebraska is

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Husker fans ‘exceeded our expectations.’ 2,000 packages already sold for 2021 game in Ireland

By Kelsey Stewart / World-Herald staff writer It’s no secret that Husker fans travel well. We saw it in action earlier this season when they tried gobbling up more than their allotment of tickets to see Nebraska take on Colorado in Boulder. And it looks like Husker fans are also willing to travel across the

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Dublin-born kicking king McCourt enjoys college football’s Champaign moment

There’s over 10,000 kilometres between Tokyo and Champaign, Illinois and last Saturday the change in emotions between two related sporting sons of Dublin were worlds and hemispheres apart. While Garry Ringrose was coming to terms with Ireland’s exit from the Rugby World Cup at the hands of the All Blacks in Japan, his second cousin

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University of Illinois (Fighting Illini) and University of Nebraska (Cornhuskers) Confirmed for 2021 Aer Lingus College Football Classic

Illinois and Nebraska will feature in the second of the five-game Aer Lingus College Football Series on Saturday August 28th, 2021 at the Aviva Stadium Dublin The fixture is scheduled for week zero and will open the 2021 College Football Season. Both teams are part of the famed Big Ten Conference 25,000 fans expected to

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