‘Death Star’ to sizzle with Shamrock Series


2022 Shamrock Series at Allegiant Stadium Image: Allegiant Stadium

The University of Notre Dame football team – Notre Dame Fighting Irish football – will be heading to Las Vegas (US) for the 2022 Shamrock Series game against the Brigham Young University (BYU) Cougars.

The ‘Allegiant Stadium’ stated that the Irish and Cougars are set to face off on October 8th at Allegiant Stadium with the game set to be aired on NBC.

2022 Shamrock Series Notes:

  • Eleventh Shamrock Series game;
  • First game took place in 2009;
  • Eight different venues;
    • The 65,000-capacity Allegiant Stadium in Nevada, the 70,000-capacity Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, the 54,251-capacity Yankee Stadium in New York City, the 82,000-capacity FedEx Field in Maryland, the 37,731-capacity Fenway Park in Boston, the 61,500-capacity Soldier Field in Chicago, the 80,000-capacity AT&T Stadium in Texas, and the 64,000-capacity Alamodome in Texas;
  • First Notre Dame football game played in Nevada; and
  • The Irish are a perfect 10-0 in Shamrock Series games, with the most recent contest coming this past weekend at Soldier Field, a 41-13 win over No. 18/15 Wisconsin.

The ‘Allegiant Stadium’ further stated that the game will be the ninth all-time meeting between Notre Dame and BYU. The Irish lead 6-2 in the series, with the most recent meeting occurring in 2013, a 23-13 Notre Dame win in South Bend.

The 65,000-capacity Allegiant Stadium is a domed stadium located in Paradise, Nevada, United States. It serves as the home stadium for the Las Vegas Raiders of the National Football League (NFL) and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas Rebels college football team. Located adjacent to the world-famous Las Vegas Strip, Allegiant Stadium is a global events destination, highlighted by the arrival of the NFL’s iconic Raiders in 2020. Allegiant Stadium, which won ‘Best Venue’ honors at the 2020 World Football Summit Industry Awards, is ideally located for both visitors and locals, fully enclosed and climate-controlled with a capacity of 65,000.

The Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team is the intercollegiate football team representing the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana (US). The team is coached by Brian Kelly and plays its home games at the campus’s Notre Dame Stadium, which has a capacity of 77,622.

The BYU Cougars football team is the college football program representing Brigham Young University in Utah (US), a private university owned by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The Cougars began collegiate football competition in 1922, and have won 23 conference championships and one national championship in 1984.

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