Following extensive consultation with the Irish government, medical authorities and the leadership teams at Navy and Notre Dame, the Aer Lingus Classic football game scheduled for August 29 will not be played at Aviva Stadium in Dublin, Ireland.
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
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
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
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
Ireland’s consistently mild, moist climate results in grass that grows 11 months out of the year. Some call it Forty Shades Of Green. In fact, that’s what Johnny Cash named one of his songs after visiting the country. “Green, we’ve got a lot of it,” Padriac O’Kane said, “even though you guys will try to
CHAMPAIGN — James McCourt doesn’t sound like an Irish citizen. He gradually lost his Irish accent after he moved to Florida when he was eight years old. So some on the Illinois football team — head coach Lovie Smith on Monday admitted he was one of them — may not have known that the Illinois junior
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