In preparation for the upcoming 2014/15 season, Connacht Rugby will play two away fixtures next month.

In early August, Head Coach Pat Lam will lead the senior squad to central France where they will take part in a rigorous week-long training session in Issoire.  The away trip will conclude with a game against Top 14 heavyweights Clermont Auvergne on Friday, August 8th as part of the 2014 Challenge Auvergne de Rugby.

The game in France is followed two weeks later by a clash with London-based club Wasps at High Wycombe on Saturday, August 23rd at 2:30pm. Tickets for Wasps v Connacht can be purchased through the Wasps Ticket Office from Friday 4 July on 0044 844 847 1867.

The regular PRO12 season is set to commence on the weekend of the 5/6/7 September and further league fixture details are expected to be announced in the coming days.

Connacht Pre-Season Fixtures:

Friday August 8th                              Clermont Auverne v Connacht Rugby     Issoire

Saturday August 23rd                      Wasps v Connacht Rugby                             High Wycombe, 2:30pm



Gallery: Connacht v Benetton