All you need to know: Connacht v Ulster

31 October 2023

All you need to know: Connacht v Ulster

Round 3 of the BKT United Rugby Championship and it's an interprovincial derby against Ulster at The Sportsground.

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

When’s the game?

Kick-off is 7.35pm on Saturday 4th November.

Squad update

Squad update

What's the state of play so far?

Both teams come into the game having won their opening two games of the season.

Connacht beat both Ospreys and Glasgow 34-26 in Round 1 and 2. A bonus point victory the first day out against Ospreys see's Pete Wilkins side second in the URC table on nine points.

Ulster are third, also on nine points after their wins over Zebre (36-40) and the Bulls (26-19).

How’s our recent record against them?

Our last five meetings in the URC against Ulster.

  • Uls 10-15 Con
  • Con 20-22 Uls
  • Uls 36-10 Con
  • Uls 32-12 Con
  • Con 36-11 Uls

Top try scorers:

Caolin Blade - 3

Diarmuid Kilgallen - 2

Cathal Forde - 1

Dylan Tierney-Martin - 1

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.

How do I get tickets?

Tickets available HERE

What channel is it on?

TV viewing on TG4 and Viaplay while Galway Bay FM have live radio commentary.


Pete Wilkins

Tiernan O'Halloran