It’s another Interprovincial derby this weekend as Connacht begin 2023 with an away trip to BKT United Rugby Championship leaders Leinster in the RDS this New Years Day.

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

When’s the game?

Kick-off is 7.35pm on Sunday 1st January.

What’s the state of play so far?

After three wins on the bounce Connacht head to Dublin on the back of a defeat to Ulster last weekend.

Leinster remain the only unbeaten side in the URC this season having won their last two games in the competition against Munster and Ulster.

How’s our recent record against them?

Our last meeting with Leinster was back in October which Leinster won 10-0.

  • Con 0-10 Lei
  • Lei 56-20 Con
  • Con 21-26 Lei

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 connachtrugby.ie and the Connacht Rugby social channels.

How do I get tickets?

Tickets available through Leinster Rugby

What channel is it on?

TV viewing on RTE 2 and Viaplay while Galway Bay FM have live radio commentary.

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