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IRFU introduces family tickets in time for next season’s Six Nations

THE IRFU plans to introduce family tickets for next season’s Six Nations matches at the Aviva Stadium.

And they will also reduce ticket prices in other parts of the ground.

Prices will start from €30, with the dearest premium level tickets costing €105.

The new pricing structure comes after a comprehensive review of prices and distribution was undertaken by consultants Deloitte Sport UK.

Previous pricing structures had been widely criticised as not reflecting the ongoing economic situation in Ireland, with fans reluctant to buy multi-game packages for the autumn internationals and Six Nations games.

The new structure, approved at the September meeting of the IRFU, sees each of next year’s home games against Wales, Scotland and Italy having an individual pricing structure.

The Wales game is the most expensive, with adult tickets ranging in price from €20 for a category four restricted view seat to €105 for premium level. The price range for the Scotland game is €17.50 to €90 and the Italy game from €15 to €75.

There are two categories of family ticket, which are for one adult and one child.

The category four packages range in price from €45 for the Italy game to €60 for the Wales game, while category three tickets are set at €60 and €82.50 for the two games.

Outside of premium level, the most expensive stand tickets are category one for the Wales game at €75. The same ticket will cost €65 for the visit of Scotland and €55 for the Italy game.