Connacht Rugby will once again open the season by playing host to Welsh opponents Newport Gwent Dragons at the Sportsground. Kick off on Friday September 4th is at 7:30pm.
Pat Lam’s men will be on the road a week later, traveling to Scotstoun Stadium to take on PRO12 champions Glasgow Warriors where former Connacht coach Dan McFarland is in his first season as Forwards’ Coach.
The first interpro game of the season sees Connacht travel to play last year’s finalists Munster Rugby at Thomond Park in Limerick. The Saturday fixture kicks off at 5:15pm on November 28th and will be broadcast live on Sky Sports.
Of the six home league games confirmed, there is an even split between those played on Friday and Saturday’s and every effort has been made to avoid clashes with Rugby World Cup fixtures.
The big Christmas derby will see Ulster visit the Sportsground on St Stephens Day at 6pm. Connacht will be in Dublin on New Year’s Day to play Leinster at the RDS.
GUINNESS PRO12 Season 2015/16
Click here to print the most up-to-date Fixture list for 2015/16.
|1||Connacht v Dragons||Fri 4th Sept||19:30||The Sportsground|
|2||Glasgow v Connacht||Fri 11th Sept||19:35||Scotstoun Stadium||BBC ALBA|
|3||Connacht v Cardiff||Sat 3rd Oct||17:00||The Sportsground|
|4||Connacht v Zebre||Fri 16th Oct||19:30||The Sportsground|
|5||Ospreys v Connacht||Sat 24th Oct||13:30||Liberty Stadium||S4C|
|6||Connacht v Edinburgh||Sat 31st Oct||18:45||The Sportsground|
|7||Connacht v Treviso||Fri 6th Nov||19:30||The Sportsground|
|8||Munster v Connacht||Sat 28th Nov||17:15||Thomond Park||SKY|
|9||Cardiff v Connacht||Fri 4th Dec||19:05||Arms Park||BBC Wales|
|10||Connacht v Ulster||Sat 26th Dec||18:00||The Sportsground||TG4|
|11||Leinster v Connacht||Fri 1st Jan||17:00||RDS||TG4|
|12||Scarlets v Connacht||Sun 10th Jan||14:30||Parc y Scarlets||S4C|
The TV deal in Italy is still to be finalised therefore no specific details of Italian home matches are included at present.
All fixtures and venues are subject to change
Tickets for the first game of the season Connacht v Dragons are on sale now from tickets.ie and the remainder of the home games up to round 12 will go on sale in the coming weeks.
Ticket prices for the 2015/16 season are unchanged from last season and are listed below.
|SECTION||CATEGORY 1||CATEGORY 2|
|17 and under||€10||€5|
Category 1 Matches: Munster, Leinster, Ulster, Newcastle Falcons, Brive
Category 2 Matches: Ospreys, Scarlets, Newport Gwent Dragons, Cardiff Blues, Edinburgh, Glasgow Warriors, Benetton Treviso, Zebre, Enesei-STM
10% booking fee applies to all tickets purchased online or through tickets.ie outlets (Centra & SuperValu stores)
No booking fee for under 17’s tickets.
Weekends Rounds 13 - 22
|13||Connacht v Scarlets||29/30/31 Jan||The Sportsground|
|14||Dragons v Connacht||12/13/14 Feb||Rodney Parade|
|15||Zebre v Connacht||19/20/21 Feb||Stadio S. Lanfranchi|
|16||Connacht v Ospreys||26/27/28 Feb||The Sportsground|
|17||Edinburgh v Connacht||4/5/6 March||BT Murrayfield|
|18||Connacht v Leinster||25/26/27 Mar||The Sportsground|
|19||Ulster v Connacht||1/2/3 April||Kingspan Stadium|
|20||Connacht v Munster||15/16/17 Apr||The Sportsground|
|21||Treviso v Connacht||29/30 Apr/1 May||Stadio Monigo|
|22||Connacht v Glasgow||6/7/8 May||The Sportsground|