All you need to know: Connacht v Scarlets

26 February 2024

All you need to know: Connacht v Scarlets

We are back at home this Saturday in the BKT United Rugby Championship as Scarlets come to Galway for the Origin Round.

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

When’s the game?

Kick-off is 5.05pm at Dexcom Stadium on Saturday 2nd March.

What’s the state of play?

Connacht have won their last two games in the URC with wins over Munster and the last day out away to Cardiff. There is very little between teams from 4th to 10th in the league table with Connacht included as the race for the play-offs heat up.

Scarlets sit 14th in the table and haven't won since early December. They suffered a 42-7 defeat to Munster at home in Round 10 of the URC.

Recent meetings against Scarlets in the URC:

2022/23 - CON 36-14 SCA

2021/22 - SCA 23-29 CON

2020/21 - SCA 41-36 CON

2020/21 - CON 14-20 SCA

2019/20 - SCA 18-10 CON

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:

6 - Caolin Blade

5 - Diarmuid Kilgallen

3 - Cian Prendergast and Shamus Hurley-Langton

2 - Bundee Aki, Cathal Forde, Jack Aungier, Joe Joyce, Shayne Bolton and Tadgh McElroy

1 - Andrew Smith, David Hawkshaw, Dylan Tierney-Martin, JJ Hanrahan, Peter Dooley, Sean Jansen, Sean O'Brien, Tiernan O'Halloran and Tom Farrell


REF - Federico Vedovelli

AR - Andrew Cole

AR - Paul Haycock

TMO - Stefano Roscini


Pete Wilkins

Cathal Forde and Andrew Smith

How do I get tickets?

Tickets available HERE

What channel is it on?

TV viewing on TG4.