It has been five weeks since Connacht last lined out at the Sportsground and we will not let some rain and wind stop us getting back out there this weekend.

Ahead of Saturday’s game, extra ponchos have been ordered in. For fans who come early we will also have some free hand warmers. The heaters in the clan bar have been topped up with fuel so it should be nice and warm in there pre and post-match.

We are going to turn the Sportsground green once again so additional Connacht hand waving flags have been brought in; make sure to pick one up on entering the stadium.

Our traditional Irish music band will be playing prematch in the Pavilion marquee and the Connacht bagpiper will be playing at the gates of the stadium as you enter.

At half time we will have Mini’s rugby action from Ballinrobe, Castlebar, Gort, Loughrea and Monivea.

So make sure to get down to the Sportsground this Saturday and Front Up Rise Up for Connacht Rugby.

Tickets are available online at,  from the Connacht office and from selected Centra and Supervalu’s province-wide.



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