All you need to know: Bulls v Connacht

20 November 2023

All you need to know: Bulls v Connacht

Another week in South Africa as Connacht take on the Vodacom Bulls in Round 6 of the BKT United Rugby Championship at Loftus Versfeld.

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

When’s the game?

Kick-off is 3pm (Irish time) on Saturday 25th November.

Squad Update:

To follow.

What’s the state of play so far?

It was victory in Durban for Connacht, their fifth win in South Africa. It's four wins from five this season in the URC which see's Pete Wilkins men two points off leaders Leinster.

The Bulls suffered their second defeat of the season at the weekend. The men from Pretoria were beaten by Edinburgh at the Hive Stadium, 31-23. The Bulls had Marcell Coetzee sent off in the game.

How’s our recent record against them?

Our previous meetings in the URC against Bulls.

  • Bul 28-14 Con
  • Con 34-7 Bul

How will the two teams line up?

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

Connacht top try scorers 2023/24:

3- Caolin Blade and Diarmuid Kilgallen

2 - Cathal Forde

1 - Cian Prendergast, Dylan Tierney-Martin, Joe Joyce, Sean O'Brien, Tiernan O'Halloran and Tom Farrell

How do I get tickets?

Tickets available through the Bulls

What channel is it on?

TV viewing on RTE and Viaplay and radio coverage on Galway Bay FM.