Ireland host England at the Aviva

The Republic of Ireland are set to take on England in a friendly at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin. The teams met at Wembley in May 2013, and there was an agreement for a return game in Dublin. The friendly will be England’s first visit to the Aviva Stadium. Last year’s fixture in London ended in a 1-1 stalemate, Shane Long headed in an early goal but was cancelled out by Frank Lampard later on. Ireland’s previous result at Wembley was positive and they will look…

Three Lions take on the Swiss at Wembley

England sit first in Group E and are looking to continue their promising EURO 2016 qualifying campaign after four wins in four. Their next opponent are the Swiss in what is set to be a tightly contested tie. Switzerland are 12th in the FIFA world rankings and England 13th highlighting the smallest of differences between the two teams. The reverse fixture in Switzerland last year saw England seal an impressive 2–0 win away from home. Playing at Wembley in front of a home crowd should…

El Clásico — In a league of its own

It’s Real Madrid CF versus FC Barcelona, it’s where time stands still and the world watches the spectacle that is ‘El Clásico’. A showcase of the worlds best players at the biggest stage sets this rivalry apart. Featuring arguably the two greatest players of this generation — 4 time Ballon d’Or winner and genius that is Lionel Messi, as well as 3 time Ballon d’Or winner and the phenomenon that is Cristiano Ronaldo are set to battle it out. The last decade has seen Spain conquer European…

Dubai is ready, the players are ready, are you?

The 2015 Dubai Tennis Masters is one of the most anticipated sporting events of the year in the United Arab Emirates. Held as a annual  tournament for both men & women on outdoor hardcourts, the best players in the world are ready to battle it out in the Dubai heat. Defending champion Roger Federer holds the record for most titles (6) and most finals (8) in Dubai, where he’s  joined by world number 1 Novak Djokovic, two time finalist Tomas Berdych, and British number 1 Andy Murray…

Defending champions Ireland raring to go

2014 saw Ireland victorious in the IRB 6 Nations, and the Men in Green are looking to kick on from here to victory. They’ll start their campaign against Italy followed by two back-to-back home ties against France & England, then face away matches against Wales and Scotland to end their shot at the trophy. For the first time since 1949 Ireland have the chance to make it back to back titles. Last year saw Ireland edge out England on points difference, which will make their clash at…

Who will emerge victorious in the Champions League last 16?

With the last 16 teams from the group stages of the Champions League drawn last month, the anticipation is as high as ever. Read on to see what we thought of last year’s final and our predictions for the quarter-final. Last year’s final saw a Madrid derby fought out between Real Madrid and Atlético Madrid. The dark horses Atlético Madrid lit up the tournament exceeding expectations with impressive displays en route to the final. However, they were up against the Champions League’s most successful team in Real…

Ready, set, Go Daytona!!

The most anticipated NASCAR event of the year is around the corner. Are you ready? February 22nd is the date to save, and the stage is set in Daytona Beach, Florida. The unpredictable scenes that saw Dale Earnhardt Jr. victorious in 2014, make this year’s race all the more dramatic, & an adrenaline filled race in front of a 200,000-strong crowd promises to deliver an exhilarating experience for both drivers and fans alike. Ever since the inaugural race in 1959, the Daytona 500 has been…

Chelsea reaches the Champions League final

The Roman army has marched to Munich! Few expected Abramovich’s Chelsea to overcome the mighty Barcelona. But after 90 thrilling minutes last night, the brilliance of Messi and co lost out to a gutsy performance by the London side. Can they now go one better and be crowned champions of Europe? Real Madrid or Bayern Munich will have something to say about that. One thing is for sure: this will be a night to remember. Join us for our world-class hospitality!  We have only 20 hospitality…

IRISH OLYMPIC HOSPITALITY HOUSE FOR LONDON 2012 LAUNCHED

            Central London will become a haven for Irish celebrations this summer, with the announcement that the Irish Olympic House will be opening its doors in Kings Cross to coincide with the start of the 2012 Olympic Games. thg Sports Tours, in association with the Olympic Council of Ireland, is pleased to announce that the official Irish Olympic House will be located at the Big Chill House, a stone’s throw from King’s Cross St Pancras station, and its Olympic site…

Olympic tickets available through ATRs

With the London Olympics fast approaching, fans should be pleased to know that tickets are still available for some sessions through certain official ticket resellers.  The marcus evans THG Sports Tours (“THG”) Company has confirmed the availability of tickets for various athletics, badminton, basketball, beach volleyball, boxing, equestrian eventing, football, judo, shooting, table tennis, tennis, volleyball and weightlifting sessions, excluding finals. “For Ireland, the best medal prospect will be in boxing. It is our biggest medal success sport and we have a great young team…