Connacht Rugby can confirm the the squad will travel to Moscow next week for a pre-season friendly with the Russian National Team on Saturday 7th September.
The game will act as further preparation for our squad ahead of the new season, and a Rugby World Cup warm-up for the hosts.
Russia are in Ireland’s pool at the World Cup and the two sides will meet in Japan on Thursday 3rd October.
Further details of the fixture will be announced in due course.


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