All you need to know: Benetton v Connacht

28 March 2023

All you need to know: Benetton v Connacht

Its the knockout stages of European Rugby and Connacht travel to Treviso this weekend to take on Benetton in the last 16 of the Challenge Cup. 

Here’s everything you need to know ahead of Saturday’s game.

When’s the game?

Kick-off at the Stadio Comunale di Monigo is at 3pm on Saturday 1st April.

What’s the state of play so far?

Connacht are in a good run of form domestically and hope to keep that going into Europe. The group games saw Connacht finish with three wins from four.

It was defeat last weekend for the Italian side at home to the Lions in the URC but like Connacht, Benetton won three and lost one.

How’s our recent record against them?

Paths to the knockout stages,


  • Con 22-8 New
  • Briv 24-31 Con
  • Con 61-5 Bri
  • New 35-21 Con


  • SF 24-14 Ben
  • Bay 7-45 Ben
  • Ben 26-7 Bay
  • Ben 35-32 SF

How will the two teams line up?

The Connacht management team will announce their squad on Friday when it will be named on and the Connacht Rugby social channels.

How do I get tickets?

Tickets are available through Benetton.

What channel is it on?

beIN Sports or epcrugbytv will have live TV coverage while Galway Bay FM have live radio commentary.