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School Rugby Tours to Ireland


Season: August to April

Enjoy an excellent school and club rugby system, as well as beautiful scenery, a warm welcome and a wealth of activities off the pitch on school rugby tours to Ireland.

Tour Highlights

Competitive school and club rugby system

intensive pre-season training sessions

Part of our multi-sport offering

One coach for the whole duration of the trip

Your choice of excursions


School rugby tours to Ireland provide an experience like no other. Offering intensive training sessions, competitive matches and friendly opposition, Ireland is an excellent destination for a pre-season rugby tour. We can build an action-packed bespoke sports tour for your team, with a wide range of exciting activities to choose from.


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All of our school rugby tours to Ireland are tailored to meet the specific requirements of your group. Speak to us to build your perfect itinerary

Typically, school rugby tours to Ireland cost:

£750 – £900 /


* All of our tours are tailored. Prices will differ depending
on duration of tour, number of touring party size, number
of sports tailored, number of free places and
selection of excursions.

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We know we craft incredible school rugby tours to Ireland, but it’s better to hear it from the people who have travelled with us…

Market Harborough RUFC

Rugby tour to Ireland

Market Harborough U13s toured to Dublin to enter the Terenure Rugby festival. From start to finish the whole experience was fantastic. The feedback from all our tourers has been outstanding and at times quite emotional. Thank you for helping create some amazing memories for our whole group.

Glenstal Abbey

Rugby Tour to Ireland

Edwin Doran looked after us extremely well throughout, with great accommodation and competition support!


Rugby Tour to Ireland

Extremely well organised and excellent communication throughout the whole process, from enquiry to completion of the tour.

The Irish national team is driven on by each province’s professional team, supported through the excellent schools and clubs’ rugby system. From playing high-intensity matches against other schools to attending quality training sessions, your pupils will enjoy a memorable school rugby tour tailored to your objectives.

Support and safety

From the minute you choose to book one of our school cricket tours to the UK, we provide all the support you need, helping you promote your tour, obtain travel insurance and conduct risk assessments. This is in addition to offering round-the-clock assistance while you’re away.

We require that all accommodation, transport and excursion suppliers meet our high safety standards, and all of our tours are fully bonded by IATA, ABTA and ATOL, protecting your group against unforeseen events.

Looking for a multi-sport tour?

If you are looking to create a sports tour for more than one sport at your school, our team can help you tailor the ultimate experience in Ireland.

Ireland is also great for:


Severn Vale School

Hockey & Netball tour to Northern Ireland

An all-round super trip for our students. The process of organising was made as simple as possible and Alex couldn’t have been more helpful. The mixture of competitive fixtures, amazing excursion to the Giant’s Causeway and fantastic hotel made for an incredible experience for our students.

Unforgettable excursions

There are a range of exciting excursions available on school rugby tours to Ireland. Enjoy kayaking along the Irish coast, explore Limerick and the Thomond Park Stadium, unwind with a game of Crystal Maze or discover the wonders of the fascinating Giant’s Causeway.


From budget group hostels to 3 or 4-star hotels, we have a varied choice of accommodations to suit your individual touring needs.

Wide range of hotels to suit all standards

Excellent excursions to keep students busy and engaged

Accommodation for all budgets, from hostels to 4-star hotels

Great for short 2 or 3-night tours

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