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Promoters of the 2018 Magners Sydney Irish Festival announce the two-day event will now be reduced to one day.

Sunday, 11 November goes ahead with the Hurling match between 2018 Allianz League winners Kilkenny against Galway, the All-Ireland champions of 2017, at Spotless Stadium.

Tickets for the first ever Hurling match of its kind played outside of Ireland continue to sell well.

Managing Director Paul Sergeant said, “We are disappointed to cancel the Saturday events of the 2018 Magners Sydney Irish Festival and PSE apologises for any inconvenience caused to those who bought Saturday tickets. People who bought tickets for the Saturday will be automatically refunded by Ticketmaster this week.”

Sergeant added, “We are very much looking forward to the arrival in Sydney this week of Galway and Kilkenny who will battle it out for the Wild Geese Trophy. More than 10,000 are expected for what is going to be an historic occasion with two of Ireland top teams competing in the world’s fastest field sport of Hurling.

“To make sure fans still enjoy the festival experience we are adding some entertainment and activities to the Sunday which means Sunday will be a bumper day for all concerned. A full updated schedule of Sunday’s entertainment will be available soon at www.sydneyirishfestival.com.”

People who have purchased a Saturday only ticket will be automatically refunded in full by Ticketmaster. People who have purchased a two-day ticket will be automatically refunded in part by Ticketmaster for the Saturday.

If you have any concerns or queries please contact us at SIFinfo@psevents.com.au