The Rugby Zone @ Herbert Park

Jack Miller
17 May 2017

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In the heart of Ballsbridge and just 15 mins from Aviva Stadium, Herbert Park will play host to The Rugby Zone, a dedicated family-orientated event on the afternoon of the Guinness PRO12 Final on Saturday May 27th.

Test your rugby skills at the Skills Zone, and take part in interactive, fun activities such as speed cages, reaction boards and skills based tests.

Try out the tasty options at Irish Village Markets, enjoy live music on the Rugby Zone stage, and get some insight into the big game from players from the finalist teams – you may even see the Guinness PRO12 trophy make a special appearance!

It’s a free event for families and groups with children who may be going to the match or who just want to enjoy a great afternoon in the heart of Dublin’s rugby centre, open from 12 noon on May 27.

The Rugby Zone Stage – Entertainment

  • 12:00 Music from DJ Dave McDonnell
  • 13:00 Live music from Jungle Boogie
  • 14:00 Music from DJ Dave McDonnell
  • 15:15 Live music from Jungle Boogie
  • 16:30 Live music from Graham Mills
  • 17:30 Music from DJ Dave McDonnell



  • Mazda showroom with the brand new Mazda CX-5 on display for the first time with one lucky fan getting the chance to WIN a CX-5 for a year!
  • Fans will have the opportunity to have their pictures taken with the Guinness PRO12 trophy (note this will be the replica)
  • Fans can test their reaction speeds, hand-eye coordination and stamina by playing BATAK
  • Refreshment area/information area showing footage of the 2016/17 Guinness PRO12 season


  • Fans can get their photo taken and printed instantly in the Energia photo booth.
  • A Rugby skills passing game will put your skills to the test.
  • Chill out on the Energia beanbags and deckchairs.
  • The Energia hamster mascots will also be making an appearance!

The Guinness PRO12 Final takes place on May 27 at Aviva Stadium, Dublin. Fans can guarantee their place by booking their tickets viaΒ

Further information:Β

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