Pool 2: Connacht Rugby v Toulouse

Saturday, 15 October, Kick-off: 17:30, The Sportsground

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Referee: Luke Pearce (Eng)
Assistant Ref: Matthew O`Grady (Eng)
Assistant Ref: Jonathan Healy (Eng)
TMO: Stuart Terheege (Eng)
Citing Commissioner: Dennis Jones (Wal)

Match facts

The clubs have met four times in the pool stage of the top flight in 2011/12 and 2013/14,   Toulouse winning three and Connacht one.

Toulouse’s three victories all came by 20+ points, while Connacht’s win against the four-time champions in 2013 was by a two-point margin.

This is Connacht’s first appearance in the Champions Cup since 2013/14 when they won three of their six games.

Toulouse have lost their last four away games in the competition, however they’ve never lost five on the bounce away from home.

Toulouse averaged 20.3 offloads per game last season, over three more per game than any other side.

Team comparison

                                               Connacht             Toulouse

Played                                              18           150
Wins                                                  7              102
Draws                                                0              4
Losses                                              11           44
Total Points For                                265         4033
Total Points Against                          415         2804
Total Tries For                                  17           431
Total Tries Against                           45           245

2015/16 Points Scorers
Connacht Rugby (Challenge Cup):    

Jack Carty            28
Alan MacGinty      17
5 Players              15

Toulouse:

Luke McAlister  19
Sebastien Bezy 13
3 Players           10

Head to Head

14/01/2012         Toulouse             24-3       Connacht Rugby
08/12/2013         Toulouse             14-16     Connacht Rugby
14/12/2013         Connacht Rugby               9-37       Toulouse

 

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