Connacht Rugby v Edinburgh – Preview, Stats and Beginning group

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At The Sportsground, Galway, 3pm. ​ ​ ​ ​

Referee: Ben Whitehouse (WRU, 89th competitors sport)

Assistant: Chris Busby, Paul Haycock (each IRFU)

TMO: Sean Brickell (WRU)

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It appears to be like just like the Connacht group will up similar to the group that beat the Dragons. Farrell/Forde/Hawkshaw/Blade will play main roles for the group.


Tiernan O’Halloran(T) Tom Farrell(T) Jack Carty(2C/P) Finlay Bealham(T)

Duncan Weir(T/C/3P) Duhan van der Merwe(T) Jaco van der Walt(P) Dougie Fife(T)

Jack Carty(C/P) Niyi Adeolokun(T)

Pierre Schoeman(T) Duhan van der Merwe(T) Jaco van der Walt(2C/P)

Tiernan O’Halloran(2T) Jack Carty(2C)

Pierre Schoeman(T) Duhan van der Merwe(T) Simon Berghan(T) Simon Hickey(3C/2P) Penalty Attempt(2T)

Tom Daly(3C/P) Caolin Blade(T) Sammy Arnold(T) Shane Delahunt(T) Conor Fitzgerald(P) Alex Wootton(2T)

Mike Willemse(2T) Jaco van der Walt(3C) Nic Groom(T) Andrew Davidson(T)

Jack Carty(2C) Shane Delahunt(T) Sean O’Brien(T)

Nathan Chamberlain(T/C/P) Magnus Bradbury(T)

Peter Sullivan(T) Jack Carty(P)

Glen Younger(T) Ramiro Moyano Joya(T) Dave Cherry(T) Ben Vellacott(T) Emiliano Boffelli(T/8C) Blair Kinghorn(T) Henry Immelman(2T)


Total URC head-to-head document:

Performed 35, Connacht received 14, Edinburgh received 19 with 2 matches drawn.


Do you know?

Connacht Rugby have received their final 4 BKT United Rugby Championship fixtures since their defeat to Leinster in Dublin on New 12 months’s Day.

The Irishmen haven’t received 5 in succession within the Championship since they had been Champions in 2015/16.

Connacht have misplaced their final three matches in opposition to Scottish opponents.  

Edinburgh Rugby’s solely victory of their final eight BKT United Rugby Championship encounters was 24-17 at house to Zebre Parma in Spherical 12.

The Scotsmen have received simply twice away from house within the Championship this marketing campaign, each in October,beating Zebre in Parma and Cardiff on the Arms Park.

Edinburgh have overwhelmed an Irish province simply 3 times since November 2019 and all had been in opposition to right this moment’s opponents, Connacht.

Connacht have received solely considered one of their final seven clashes with Edinburgh: 37-26 at BT Murrayfield in October 2020.

Edinburgh have received on their final two visits to Galway

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