Time of Game in Ruislip confirmed
Post date: Nov 18, 2011 2:14:41 AM
The GAA has confirmed the throw-in at Ruislip for the All Ireland Intermediate Club Championship Quarter Final as 1pm. Given the game will be subject to extra time in the event of both sides being level at the end of normal time and the fact that London is 40 minutes daylight east of Galway, it was though prudent to set a 1pm throw-in.
We aware there are huge numbers appear to be travelling to the game with several popular hotels around Ruislip reported to be booked, incuding Days Hotel and the Premier Inn. The following hotels have been suggested by Galway people in Ruislip.
There are other Premier Inns in London Greenford and Hayes nearby.
Flights in and out of Heathrow are less available and more expensive but there is still value and availability in Luton, Gatwick, Stansted and Birmingham although this may involve a return flight on Monday.
Heathrow 22 minutes by road, 1 hour by public transport
Gatwick 1 hour by road, 2 hours by public transport
Luton 43 minutes by road, 3 hours by public transport (there is a transfer bus from the bus station in Heathrow which used to take 1hour to an 1 1/2, may or may not run Sunday)
Stansted 1 hour 15 min by road, 2.5 hours by public transport
Birmingham 1 hour 50 min by road, 2.5 hours by public transport
Southampton 1 hour 22min by road,
Holyhead 5 hours by road
On Sunday 27th Nov a train leaves London Euston at 15.35 and arrives in Holyhead at 19.54, the current one way fare is £80. To make the first train by train you need to be on a train in South Ruislip by 14.19, which would require leaving before the end of the game, a taxi or car will take about 30 minutes. The next train is at 16.05 arriving 20.20 same price.
Fishguard 4.5 hours by road,