All you need to know: Edinburgh v Connacht

06 November 2023

All you need to know: Edinburgh v Connacht

Round 4 of the BKT United Rugby Championship sees Connacht on the road for the first time this season as Pete Wilkins side travel to Scotland to take on Edinburgh at the Hive Stadium.

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

When’s the game?

Kick-off is 7.35pm on Saturday 11th November.

Squad update

To follow.

What's the state of play so far?

Connacht come into the game top of the table in the URC after three wins in their opening three games including Saturday's 22-20 win over Ulster at The Sportsground.

Edinburgh suffered their first defeat of the season at the weekend away to Leinster after wins over Dragons and Lions in round 1 and 2. They sit 10th five points off Connacht at the top.

How’s our recent record against them?

Our last five meetings in the URC against Edinburgh.

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

Connacht top try scorers 2023/24:

Caolin Blade - 3

Diarmuid Kilgallen - 3

Cathal Forde - 2

Dylan Tierney-Martin - 1

Tom Farrell - 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 are available through Edinburgh.

What channel is it on?

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


Colm Tucker