All you need to know: Newcastle v Connacht

16 January 2023

All you need to know: Newcastle v Connacht

With qualification to the knockout stages confirmed, this Saturday Connacht look to book a Last 16 tie at home as they travel to Newcastle for Round 4 of the Challenge Cup.

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

When’s the game?

Kick-off is 5.30pm on Saturday 21st January.

What’s the state of play so far?

After Saturday's win over Brive at The Sportsground Connacht come into Saturday's game with three wins from three in the competition. The focus now for Andy Friend's side is to keep that 100% winning record going as eyes are set on getting a home tie for the Last 16.

Newcastle still have hope of qualification despite three defeats to three.

How’s our recent record against them?

Our last meeting against Newcastle was back in December where Connacht won 22-8.

  • Con 22-8 New
  • New 29-5 Con
  • Con 25-10 New

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 through Newcastle Falcons.

What channel is it on?

TV viewing on EPCR TV and Galway Bay FM have live radio commentary.