Thanks to Michael for use of programme. Ireland lost the game by 32 points to 9. Scanned by Brand New Retro 00 80s / Booklets / Sport Tags: Lansdowne Rd, rugby, tony ward share You Might Also Like The 1980s Revisited – In Dublin, 1989 February 7, 2016 Ireland’s First Music Festival – with Thin Lizzy – Sept 4, 1970 August 27, 2012 Q&A – Noel Skehan, Kilkenny 1974 & Francis Loughnane, Tipperary 1973 September 4, 2014 This Post Has One Comment jaykay 30 Jan 2014 And they won the Triple Crown the following year, before being wooden-spooned in 1986, if I remember. Nice to see the “old” old East Stand, had forgotten what it looked like. All history now. The contractors, PJ Hegarty, are still going. They also built Thomond Park. Sisks built the new stadium (Aviva my ass, will never call it that!). I was working in that area at the time and it was fascinating to see it going up. The view of it as you come over the bridge at Grand Canal Street is spectacular. Comments are closed.