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Rugby is a hugely popular sport in Ireland. Channel your inner O’Driscoll and take to the rugby field. There are a number of places to play rugby across Dublin and below we’ve listed some of the best rugby pitches in Dublin.

ALSAA, Toberbunny

This venue has quality grass pitches for fans of rugby union. This venue is open until 11pm making it the ideal place to play rugby after work or after school. Free parking is available and it is also easy to get here via public transport. Dublin Bus Stop 1631 (Swords Rd) is the venue’s nearest stop.

National Sports Campus

This is a unique rugby venue as it has a 3G Astroturf pitch. If you’ve only ever played rugby on grass then why not give this pitch a try. The easiest way to get here is via Dublin Bus Stop 4974 (Snugborough Rd, Aquatic Centre). Free parking is available, as well as changing rooms. The pitch is also floodlit meaning you can play until as late as 10pm without trouble.

Dublin City University Sports Complex

DCU Sports Complex has some great grass rugby pitches, as well as some really useful facilities, including changing rooms and parking. The easiest way to travel to the venue using public transport is via the Dublin Bus Stop 7571 (DCU, The Helix) or Dublin Bus Stop 37 (Ballymun Rd).

University College Dublin

UCD has it all. Gorgeous grass pitches and durable Astroturf for all types of weather. To make life as easy as possible, changing rooms are also available on site. To get her via public transport, the nearest stop is Dublin Bus Stop 877 (UCD, Sports Centre).

Belvedere College

Situated in the heart of Dublin, this venue is perfect if tag rugby is your thing. It has a great Astroturf pitch which is indoors so you don’t have to worry about playing on those cold winter nights. Parking is available at the venue or alternatively you can take public transport and use Dublin Bus Stop 52 (Dorset St, Frederick Street).

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