Connacht Rugby are pleased to announce that the Pro team will return to Dubarry Park in Athlone for a pre-season friendly with Sale Sharks on Friday 26th August (k/o 19:00).
It will be the squad’s first fixture at the ground since 2018, and will allow for Connacht supporters to attend a pre-season game while the new pitch at The Sportsground continues to be installed.
Tickets are on sale now at, with prices from just €10 for Adults, €5 for Juniors and €20 for a Family ticket of two Adults and two Juniors.
All 2022/23 Season Tickets will be valid for this game, and e-tickets will be distributed to all Season Ticket holders in advance.
In addition to this fixture, a separate matchday squad will also travel to France that week for a pre-season friendly with Castres Olympique. That game will take place on Wednesday 24th August in Lacaune with kick-off at 17:30 Irish time.
Connacht Rugby 2022/23 Pre-Season Fixtures
Wednesday 24th August
Castres Olympique v Connacht – Lacaune (k/o 17:30 Irish time)
Friday 26th August
Connacht v Sale Sharks – Dubarry Park, Athlone (k/o 19:00)


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