Match Facts

The two clubs have met before in the Challenge Cup, with Connacht winning both legs in the 2004/05 quarter finals.

Connacht have won only one of their last seven knockout fixtures in the Challenge Cup, against Bourgoin in 2010.

Connacht were defeated in their last two away fixtures in the Challenge Cup, not since 2006/07 have they lost three away games in a single Challenge Cup campaign.

Grenoble have won their last five matches in the Challenge Cup, a sixth win would double their previous best streak in European competition.

At 89% Grenoble are the most accurate goal kicking side in the 2015/16 campaign to date and they are 10% more accurate than then next best remaining team (Gloucester – 79%).

Head to Head record

15/01/2005         Connacht 19 – 3 Grenoble

07/01/2005        Grenoble 21 – 26 Connacht

Grenoble v Connacht
Saturday April 9th
Stade des Alpes
Kick off 9:05pm

Live on FR4 / BT Sport / beIN Sports

Referee Matthew Carley (England)
Touch Judge 1 Greg Garner (England)
Touch Judge 2 Craig Maxwell-Keys (England)
TMO Rowan Kitt (England)
Citing Commissioner Dave Guyan (England)




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