Nebraska, Northwestern fans find plenty of entertainment in Ireland

Nebraska, Northwestern fans get plenty of entertainment before Saturday’s game in Ireland



Still confident about the future. BILL: The Nebraska football team hit the turf today for its first practice in Ireland. Julie: When the squad was inside the Aviva Stadium, our Rob McCartney walked the streets of Dublin to see what the Husker fans were up to. Rob: Many Husker and Wildcat fans are working their way to Dublin for Saturday’s game. But the game itself is part of their trip to Ireland. Many landed in Dublin, then spread across the country. Some people went to kiss the Blarney Stone or to Belfast, where our Joey Safechick is. I’m starting to see more Nebraska logos in Ireland’s capital. I spoke with a South Sioux City fan at the Dublin Castle. >> just visiting, seeing the sights, learning a little bit of the culture. Rob: What are you learning and seeing? >> a lot of history, ancient history, medieval times, it’s amazing. Rob: John, by the way, is predicting a big Husker victory Saturday. There is no shortage of things to do around here. And the people of Dublin seem to be hooked on the game. The government is, and businesses certainly are, because the latest estimates think the game will bring in around 63 million pounds sterling. Or about $74 million. So much on the line, Andy. Andy: Not just locally, but for Nebraska. We saw what happened when we went to Illinois last year. We’ll talk to the Huskers at 6:00. What does Mark Whipple want from Casey Thompson? And the Huskers hand off some black shirts. First TI

Nebraska, Northwestern fans get plenty of entertainment before Saturday’s game in Ireland

The Nebraska football team hit the turf Wednesday for its first practice in Ireland. While the team was inside Aviva Stadium, KETV NewsWatch 7’s Rob McCartney walked the streets of Dublin to see what Husker fans were up to. For many Nebraska — and Northwestern — fans, this game is just one part of their trip to Ireland. Many landed in Dublin and then spread across the country. Some people went to kiss the Blarney Stone or Belfast. There’s no shortage of things to do – and it seems the people of Dublin are hooked on the game. The government is interested and the businesses certainly are, because the latest estimates are that the game and all the fans will bring in about 63 million pounds sterling, which is about $74 million US dollars.

The Nebraska football team hit the turf Wednesday for its first practice in Ireland.

While the team was inside Aviva Stadium, KETV NewsWatch 7’s Rob McCartney walked the streets of Dublin to see what Husker fans were up to.

For many Nebraska — and Northwestern — fans, this game is just part of their trip to Ireland.

Many landed in Dublin and then spread across the country.

Some people went to kiss the Blarney Stone or Belfast.

There’s no shortage of things to do – and it seems the people of Dublin are hooked on the game.

The government is interested and the businesses certainly are, because the latest estimates are that the game and all the fans will bring in about 63 million pounds sterling, which is about $74 million US dollars.

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