It’s back to European Rugby this Saturday as we welcome French side CA Brive to The Sportsground for Round 3 of the Challenge Cup.

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

When’s the game?

Kick-off is 5.30pm on Saturday 14th January.

What’s the state of play so far?

After two wins from two in their opening Round games of Europe Connacht find themselves in a great position to make the knockout stages of the tournament. Last weekend in the URC Connacht beat the Sharks at home 24-12.

Brive are in good form of late having won their last three games in the Top 14 including a 26-17 win over Toulon last weekend.

How’s our recent record against them?

Our last meeting against Brive was back in December where Connacht won 31-24.

  • Bri 24-31 Con
  • Con 55-10 Bri
  • Bri 31-38 Con

How will the two teams line up?

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

How do I get tickets?

Tickets available HERE

What channel is it on?

TV viewing on EPCR TV and Galway Bay FM have live radio commentary.


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