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The annual Christmas interprovincial clash between Connacht and Ulster is once again expected to produce a cracker contest when the two sides meet in Thomond Park on St Stephen’s Day (7.30pm). Connacht, on the back of their unbeaten European form, versus a Munster side that crushed French champions Perpignan at the weekend.
Connacht Rugby players have received a huge confidence boost and some rare silverware with their success at the Churchill Cup Tournament in America.
Connacht’s season hinges on tomorrow night’s big clash with French side Montpellier at the Galway Sportsground (7pm).
Connacht travel to Madrid this weekend looking to put the icing on the cake in their final Amlin Challenge Cup pool fixture.
Connacht face a tough opener in this season’s Magners League when they host Welsh outfit Ospreys on the weekend of September 4.
Connacht Rugby are holding a free open day on Sunday (August 23) at the Sportsground in aid of Special Olympics Ireland.
On a day when the Magners League was being hailed as a real force in world rugby, Connacht revelled in their own fortune with the continued sponsorship from the Bank of Ireland.
Connacht Rugby has received a huge boost with the province’s Youths claiming this year’s interprovincial title.
It has the hallmarks of a season-defining fixture, although it is only the fourth fixture. The two sides that are expected to battle for the last of three Heineken Cup places meet in this crunch Magners League fixture at the Galway Sportsground tomorrow (8pm). In the Irish pecking order it has always been Ulster which has grabbed that last place, and after Connacht’s loss in Edinburgh, there was nothing to suggest it would be otherwise. But last weekend’s spirited victory over Cardiff has provided Connacht with a much-needed confidence boost, and now Connacht coach Michael Bradley says it is vital his squad turns over Ulster if his side is to qualify for Europe.
Pressure is mounting on Connacht to produce a winning result when they host Llanelli Scarlets at the Galway Sportsground (6.30pm) in tomorrow night’s final match befor the break for the Guinness internationals.