2018 Six Nations: Ireland’s Grand Slam homecoming cancelled
The planned homecoming celebrations for the Grand Slam-winning Irish team have been cancelled because of bad weather.
“We regret to advise that the Grand Slam Homecoming celebrations has been cancelled due to adverse weather,” added the IRFU.
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“Irish Rugby would thank supporters for their continued support throughout this campaign.”
Captain Rory Best and the Irish players and coaches were due to take part in a celebratory event at the Aviva Stadium.
Ireland beat England at Twickenham to win just their third Grand Slam and supporters were invited to take part in a celebration of the triumph.
The Irish Rugby Football Union said the event had been cancelled because of heavy overnight snowfall in Dublin.