Lansdowne Road becomes Aviva Stadium

The new stadium at Lansdowne Road will be officially known as the Aviva Stadium upon its completion. The London based insurance company agreed a 10 year deal worth up to 40 million Euros for the IRFU and FAI. With the 2011 UEFA final already confirmed to be be played at the new stadium it is also hoped that the 2011 Heineken Cup final will also be played at the new Lansdowne.

Key Facts:
Capacity: 50,000
Cost: 365 million Euros
Completion Date: April 2010

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