Following discussion with Broadcast Partners and the participating teams, the GUINNESS PRO12 is now in a position to confirm the 2015/16 fixture list as well as the dates and kick off times for rounds 1 – 12.

Connacht Rugby will once again open the season by playing host to Welsh opponents Newport Gwent Dragons at the Sportsground. Kick off on Friday September 4th is at 7:30pm.

Pat Lam’s men will be on the road a week later, traveling to Scotstoun Stadium to take on PRO12 champions Glasgow Warriors where former Connacht coach Dan McFarland is in his first season as Forwards’ Coach.

The first interpro game of the season sees Connacht travel to play last year’s finalists Munster Rugby at Thomond Park in Limerick. The Saturday fixture kicks off at 5:15pm on November 28th and will be broadcast live on Sky Sports.

Of the six home league games confirmed, there is an even split between those played on Friday and Saturday’s and every effort has been made to avoid clashes with Rugby World Cup fixtures.

The big Christmas derby will see Ulster visit the Sportsground on St Stephens Day at 6pm. Connacht will be in Dublin on New Year’s Day to play Leinster at the RDS.

GUINNESS PRO12 Season 2015/16

Click here to print the most up-to-date Fixture list for 2015/16.

Rd Fixture Date KO Ground TV
1 Connacht v Dragons Fri 4th Sept 19:30 The Sportsground  
2 Glasgow v Connacht Fri 11th Sept 19:35 Scotstoun Stadium BBC ALBA
3 Connacht v Cardiff Sat 3rd Oct 17:00 The Sportsground  
4 Connacht v Zebre Fri 16th Oct 19:30 The Sportsground  
5 Ospreys v Connacht Sat 24th Oct 13:30 Liberty Stadium S4C
6 Connacht v Edinburgh Sat 31st Oct 18:45 The Sportsground  
7 Connacht v Treviso Fri 6th Nov 19:30 The Sportsground  
8 Munster v Connacht Sat 28th Nov 17:15 Thomond Park SKY
9 Cardiff v Connacht Fri 4th Dec 19:05 Arms Park BBC Wales
10 Connacht v Ulster Sat 26th Dec 18:00 The Sportsground TG4
11 Leinster v Connacht Fri 1st Jan 17:00 RDS TG4
12 Scarlets v Connacht Sun 10th Jan 14:30 Parc y Scarlets S4C

Note:  At present TV refers to the HOST broadcaster, secondary broadcasts will be announced at a later date.

The TV deal in Italy is still to be finalised therefore no specific details of Italian home matches are included at present.

All fixtures and venues are subject to change

Tickets for the first game of the season Connacht v Dragons are on sale now from and the remainder of the home games up to round 12 will go on sale in the coming weeks.

Ticket prices for the 2015/16 season are unchanged from last season and are listed below.

17 and under €10 €5


Category 1 Matches: Munster, Leinster, Ulster, Newcastle Falcons, Brive

Category 2 Matches: Ospreys, Scarlets, Newport Gwent Dragons, Cardiff Blues, Edinburgh, Glasgow Warriors, Benetton Treviso, Zebre, Enesei-STM

10% booking fee applies to all tickets purchased online or through outlets (Centra & SuperValu stores)

No booking fee for under 17’s tickets.

Weekends Rounds 13 – 22

Rd Fixture Weekend of KO Ground TV
13 Connacht v Scarlets 29/30/31 Jan   The Sportsground  
14 Dragons v Connacht 12/13/14 Feb Rodney Parade
15 Zebre v Connacht 19/20/21 Feb Stadio S. Lanfranchi
16 Connacht v Ospreys 26/27/28 Feb   The Sportsground  
17 Edinburgh v Connacht 4/5/6 March BT Murrayfield
18 Connacht v Leinster 25/26/27 Mar   The Sportsground  
19 Ulster v Connacht 1/2/3 April Kingspan Stadium
20 Connacht v Munster 15/16/17 Apr   The Sportsground  
21 Treviso v Connacht 29/30 Apr/1 May Stadio Monigo
22 Connacht v Glasgow 6/7/8 May   The Sportsground  




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