Match Facts:

Brive have won both of the two games previously played between the clubs in the Challenge Cup though they’ve both been low scoring affairs with the combined score line reading 37 – 21 in favour of Brive

Brive’s only other game against an Irish club in the Challenge Cup was in the 2011 quarter final when they lost to Munster Rugby (42 – 37).

Connacht have won 11 of their last 12 matches against French opposition and are undefeated in their last six such matches.

The last time Connacht lost consecutive home games in the Challenge Cup was their opening home pool match of the 2008/09 tournament.

A loss for Brive would be their fifth consecutive defeat away from home, setting a new club record within the Challenge Cup.

Head to Head record

18/01/2008  Connacht 15 – 22 Brive

09/11/2007  Brive 15 – 6 Connacht

Connacht v Brive
Saturday 21st November
The Sportsground
Kick off 5pm
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Referee: Craig Maxwell-Keys (Eng)



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