All you need to know: Connacht v Edinburgh

20 March 2023

All you need to know: Connacht v Edinburgh

Its back to BKT United Rugby Championship action as we welcome Edinburgh to The Sportsground this Saturday. 

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

When’s the game?

Kick-off at The Sportsground is at 3pm on Saturday 25th March.

What’s the state of play so far?

Connacht come into the game in impressive form having won their last four URC games. The good run has seen Andy Friend's side climb into the playoff positions. The last four wins have been against Sharks, Lions, Zebre and Dragons.

Edinburgh still have ambitions of reaching the playoffs themselves, they currenlty sit in 12th position, seven points off Connacht. The Scottish side are winless in their last three URC games.

How’s our recent record against them?

Our recent record against the Edinburgh in the URC over the last five games have been as follows,

  • Edi 56-8 Con
  • Con 14-15 Edi
  • Edi 26-37 Con
  • Edi 41-14 Con
  • Con 22-29 Edi

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 here

What channel is it on?

TG4 and Premier Sports will have live TV coverage while Galway Bay FM have live radio commentary.