Connacht announce details of Preseason fixtures

Connacht Rugby are pleased to announce the kick-off times for their two preseason matches. Connacht take on NEC Harlequins on Friday the 13th August at Eric_Tim.300jpg6.30pm and Saracens on Saturday the 21st August at 6.30pm. Both matches will be played in the Sportsground, Galway and tickets can be purchased in advance from or the Connacht Rugby Offices on College Road.

Supporters can avail of a special package for both matches by purchasing tickets in advance from or from the Connacht Rugby Offices on College Road. The package, which includes a ticket for each of the preseason friendlies, can be purchased from: Enclosed – €30, General Ground – €20 and Concession – €15.
Please note that this package can not be purchased at the gate and must be purchased in advance.

Individual tickets for these matches will be priced at Enclosed – €20,
General Ground – €15, Concession – €10 and Junior – €5. Children under 12 years old will be admitted for free.

Season tickets can still be purchased from or the Connacht Branch Offices and offer the best value for supporters. With two Italian teams joining the Magners league this will give supporters two extra home games to enjoy. This will mean that a ground ticket, which costs just €225 for renewal, will cover the two preseason friendly matches along with eleven Magners League games at the Sportsground and the three home pool games in the Amlin Challenge Cup. A renewal season ticket for the enclosed stand will cost just €275, family tickets are €375, concessions €150 and juniors just €60 for the new campaign.

Speaking about the matches against NEC Harlequins and Saracens Head Coach Eric Elwood had this to say:
“We’re looking forward to welcoming two of the Aviva Premiership’s top sides to the Connacht. To be the best you have to test yourself against the best and with the quality of both the squads there will be no shortage of talent visiting the Sportsground. We have had some intense preseason training and this is the opportunity for our players to put into action what they have been training for the last number of weeks.”


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