Connacht vs Benetton 3.15pm

Connacht vs Benetton 3.15pm

Connacht welcome Benetton to Galway in the latest instalment of the BTK United Rugby Championship this Saturday. (3.15pm)

Andy Friend’s side have welcomed back Ireland internationals after the Autumn international series.

However Connacht are 13th place in the URC table five places behind the Italians who beat Edinburgh.

Connacht have beaten Benetton in their last five outings, though the recent two games were inside a four-point difference.

The match will be shown live on RTÉ 1 & Premier Sport 1. The game is also being streamed live on the RTÉ and Premier Sports Players as well as

Tickets for the game can be found here

The team is as follows.

Connacht team

Fullback: 15. John Porch 
Winger: 14.Diarmuid Kilgallen 
Centres: 13.Tom Farrell 12. Bundee Aki 
Winger: 11. Mack Hansen
Outhalf: 10.Jack Carty (C):9. Kieran Marmion 
Front row: 1.  Denis Buckley 2. Dave Heffernan  3. Finlay Bealham
Second row: 4.,Oisín Dowling 5. Niall Murray
Backrow: 6., Cian Prendergast, 7. Conor Oliver, 8. Paul Boyle
Replacements: 16. Dylan Tierney-Martin, 17. Peter Dooley, 18. Jack Aungier, 19. Gavin Thornbury, 20. Jarrad Butler, 21. Caolin Blade, 22. Tom Daly, 23. Tiernan O’Halloran