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 URC.tv.
Tickets for the game can be found here https://www.connachtrugby.ie/match/connacht-v-benetton-rugby-03-12-2022/
The team is as follows.
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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