Fixtures confirmed for NZ

Ireland’s three match tour of New Zealand in June 2012 has had it’s fixtures confirmed. Ireland will be the first team to play the newly-crowned champions when they kick off the series at Eden Park on June 9th.

A week later they will bring international rugby back to Christchurch at the redeveloped Rugby League Park before a final game pencilled in for the Waikato Stadium in Hamilton June 23rd.

Ireland will also play a match against the Barbarians in the week prior to departing for New Zealand – the date and venue for that game have yet to be confirmed.