It’s matchweek at The Sportsground where Connacht host the Toyota Cheetahs in Round 4 of the 2018/19 Guinness PRO14.
 
The game promises to be an entertaining affair, with the Cheetahs looking to extend their lead at the top of Conference A and Connacht aiming for three wins on the bounce.
 
Here’s the latest ticket update for those thinking of coming along to the game:

  • The Enclosure is SOLD OUT.
  • Tickets for the Main Stand and Grant Thornton Seated Stand are almost gone, with very limited availability in both sections.
  • As always the Clan Stand is not on general sale, but is available to those who wish to purchase or upgrade a Gold Hospitality ticket. This includes food & drink in the Heineken Rugby Clubhouse, live music & entertainment, a complimentary match programme and more.
  • There is general availability in the Bohermore & College Road Ends.
FIND YOUR MATCH TICKETS HERE

With the interpros over for another few months, attention now turns to Europe where Connacht host Sale Sharks in a crucial Challenge Cup tie at The Sportsground this weekend.
 
Both teams have won 3 of their 4 pool games so far, so the game will go a long way to deciding who will emerge as pool winners and qualify for the quarter-finals.
 
As expected there is a huge level of interest in the game, with just a limited number of tickets available in certain areas of the ground.
 

A small number of tickets remain available in the Main Stand, while there is general availability in the Bohermore Road Terrace. The Clan Stand, Grant Thornton Stand, Enclosure and College Road Terrace are all not available, while hospitality tickets have also sold out.
 
Click HERE to book your place on the game or you can call reception on 091 561568.

Tickets are now available for two home games towards the latter stages of the 2018/19 Guinness PRO14.
 
On Saturday 16th February (k/o 5pm) we play host to the Cheetahs, and then two weeks later on Saturday 2nd March (k/o 2.45pm) the Ospreys pay a visit to the Sportsground.
 
Both Cheetahs and the Ospreys are in Conference A alongside Connacht, so the ties will go a long way to deciding the make-up of the final table. That means your support will be required more than ever.
 
Tickets are available HERE and for any queries please email [email protected]

There are now less than 50 Main Terrace tickets available for next month’s PRO14 clash against our neighbours and Interpro rivals Munster (Friday, October 27, 7.35pm).

Despite the extended terracing that will be in place for this game, tickets are selling extremely quickly with supporters advised to purchase now to avoid disappointment.

Buy Connacht v Munster tickets here.

Tickets are now on sale for our triple-header of home games v Worcester Warriors (Oct 21), Munster (Oct 27) & Cheetahs (Nov 4)! Don’t miss out, purchase here.

Tickets for Connacht’s first three Guinness PRO14 home games are now on sale as the season draws ever closer.

Head Coach Kieran Keane arrived in Galway earlier this week as preparations stepped up another notch.

The season kicks off at the Sportsground in just three weeks as 2015 PRO12 winners Glasgow Warriors take on 2016 champions Connacht in Galway (Saturday, September 2, 7.35pm). Tickets for Connacht v Glasgow Warriors can be purchased here.

The following weekend will be an historic occasion as Connacht host South African side the Southern Kings for the first time. New additions to the championship, this is a fantastic opportunity to take on a side from the Southern Hemisphere in a competitive fixture for the first time.  Tickets for Connacht v Southern Kings can be purchased here.

Connacht travel to Bernard Jackman’s Newport Gwent Dragons on Friday, September 15, before hosting Welsh side Cardiff Blues on Saturday, September 23, at 3.15pm.

Cardiff finished one place above Connacht last season so this is set to be another very important encounter. Tickets for Connacht v Cardiff Blues can be purchased here.

Before all of that, Connacht host Bristol in the Sportsground at 3pm on Saturday, August 26.

The game will see new Head Coach Kieran Keane take charge of his first home game with former Head Coach Pat Lam leading the opposition.

As a special bonus for 2017/18 Season Ticket holders, we are delighted to include free entry to the game as part of the Season Ticket package.

Adult tickets are priced at just €10 with tickets for under-16s, accompanied by an adult, costing just €5. Buy now here.

The best value to see all of our home games next season is through a Season Ticket, sign up here now to avoid disappointment. 

Connacht will compete in pool 5 of next season’s European Challenge Cup alongside Brive, Worcester Warriors and Oyonnax after today’s draw in Switzerland.

Six tough encounters await Connacht as they renew acquaintances with Brive and Worcester and face Oyonnax for the first time.

The four previous meetings with Brive saw Connacht pick up one win while they have beaten Worcester Warriors twice at the Sportsground and lost on both visits to Sixways.

Brive finished eighth in the Top14 last season and were knocked out at the quarter-final stage of the Challenge Cup while Oyonnax captured the Pro D2 title.

Worcester battled their way to an 11th place finish in the Premiership and were beaten twice by Brive in the pool stages of last year’s competition.

The five pool winners and three best-placed runners-up qualify for the quarter-finals.

 

Guarantee your entry to all home pool games by signing up for a 2017/18 Season Ticket here.

2017/18 Challenge Cup pools
Pool 1: Newcastle Falcons, Newport Gwent Dragons, Bordeaux-Bègles, Enisei-STM

Pool 2: Cardiff Blues, Sale Sharks, Lyon, Toulouse

Pool 3: Gloucester Rugby, Pau, Zebre Rugby, Agen

Pool 4: Stade Français Paris, Edinburgh Rugby, London Irish, Krasny Yar

Pool 5: Brive, Connacht Rugby, Worcester Warriors, Oyonnax

Fixture dates (full details to be confirmed at a later date)

Round 1: 12/13/14/15 October 2017

Round 2: 19/20/21/22 October 2017

Round 3: 7/8/9/10 December 2017

Round 4: 14/15/16/17 December 2017

Round 5: 11/12/13/14 January 2018

Round 6: 18/19/20/21 January 2018

Quarter-finals: 29/30/31 March / 1 April 2018

Semi-finals: 20/21/22 April 2018

Challenge Cup final: Friday 11 May 2018 (San Mamés Stadium, Bilbao)

As the guys returned to pre-season training on Monday, it’s high time to get yourself prepared for Connacht Rugby’s 2015/16 season, which kicks off with a friendly match again Grenoble on 7 August. Season tickets are excellent value and they ensure brilliant rugby days at the Sportsground from now until next May! Guarantee your access to Irish team open training sessions, pre-season friendlies, and 14 home games – all from €269, and that includes €40 voucher on tickets. Family tickets cover two adults and three juniors for every game, which is a huge saving on regular tickets.

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Connacht Rugby has received a limited number of tickets for the Heineken Cup game in Toulouse on December 8th.

Tickets are €25 and are available from the Connacht Rugby office. You can purchase your tickets in person between 9am and 5pm Monday to Friday in the Connacht Rugby office or you can purchase over the phone with debit/credit card on 091 561 568.

As tickets are issued through Toulouse we cannot issue reprints, therefore if you can collect your tickets at the Connacht Office rather than requesting postage it is advisable.

No tickets can be reserved without full prepayment.Tickets are issued on a first come first served basis.

Tickets must be purchased before 5pm on Friday November 22nd. 

The wait for the Heineken Cup to return to the stadiums and TV screens of Europe ended last weekend when the 19th season of the world’s most competitive club rugby tournament kicked off with an enthralling series of Round 1 matches.

Saracens edged past Connacht 23-17 after a tension-packed finish at the Sportsground and the focus now turns to round 2 as Pat Lam’s men travel to Northern Italy to take on familiar opponents Zebre.

Rounds 3 and 4 in December see Connacht front up against French powerhouse Stade Toulousain and tickets for both fixtures are proving very popular.

Connacht travel to the South of France first and tickets for traveling supporters will be available here at the Connacht Rugby office from next week. Tickets are located in Section Nord 6 + 7 (view stadium map) and are priced at €20.

Tickets for the reverse fixture here at the Sportsground on Saturday, December 14th are currently on sale from tickets.ie, from the Connacht Rugby office and in Centra and SuperValu stores nationwide. Supporters are encouraged to purchase early for this marquee fixture. There are currently a very limited number of Clan Terrace tickets available online.

The final two pool matches, scheduled for mid-January, have yet to be finalised and will include the away game in Allianz Park, London and the home clash with Zebre. Ticket prices and availability will be communicated once known.

Connacht Rugby Heineken Cup Fixtures 2013/14

Zebre                    v            Connacht          Sat 19th Oct 14.30              Stadio Aprille XXV

Toulouse             v            Connacht          Sun   8th Dec 16.00             Stade Ernest-Wallon

Connacht             v            Toulouse           Sat 14th Dec 18:00               The Sportsground

Connacht             v              Zebre                    w/o 11th Jan                       The Sportsground

Saracens              v              Connacht             w/o 18th Jan                        Allianz Park

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