Pool 1

Brive, Connacht and Newcastle Falcons all still in the running. Brive (15 points) travel to Falcons (11 points) on Saturday, while Connacht (14 points) host Enisei-STM. Suffice to say that if Brive and Connacht finish level on match points, the Irish province have a points difference advantage from the two head-to-head games between the clubs. In addition, if Newcastle defeat Brive they could still qualify as one of the three best runners-up.

Match Facts:

Connacht have now lost their last two Challenge Cup matches – after winning their opening three games of the current campaign

In contrast, Enisei have won two of their last three, although they are yet to win away in the competition

Enisei have been outscored 88 – 10 so far in their away campaign in the Challenge Cup

Connacht have won 12 of their last 15 home matches in the Challenge Cup, including both fixtures at the Sprotsground this season

Head to Head record

14/11/2015         Enisei 14 – 31 Connacht                 Central Stadium, Krasnoyarsk

Connacht v Enisei-STM
Saturday 23rd January
The Sportsground
Kick off 3pm
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Referee: Tom Foley (Eng)

 

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