Its round 9 of the BKT United Rugby Championship as Connacht welcome Benetton to The Sportsground this Saturday. 

Here’s everything you need to know ahead of Saturday’s game.

When’s the game?

Kick-off at is at 3.15pm on Saturday 3rd December.

What’s the state of play so far?

Connacht began block two of the BKT URC season away to Munster in a game that ended in defeat for Andy Friend’s side, 24-17.

Benetton come to Galway having beaten Edinburgh at home on Saturday, 24-17.

How’s our recent record against them?

Our recent record against the Munster over the last five games have been as follows,

  • Ben 17-21 Con
  • Ben 17-19 Con
  • Con 31-14 Ben
  • Con 41-5 Ben
  • Con 29-14 Ben

How will the two teams line up?

The Connacht management team will announce their squad at 12pm on Friday when it will be named on connachtrugby.ie and the Connacht Rugby social channels.

How do I get tickets?

Tickets are available HERE

What channel is it on?

RTE 1 and Viaplay (formerly Premier Sports) will have live TV coverage while Galway Bay FM have live radio commentary.

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