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As September approaches, Connacht are busy in preparation for a season of change for European club rugby.
Connacht cannot afford to let slip a victory on Saturday (5pm) when they host Treviso in the Rabodirect Pro 12 at the Galway Sportsground. Having put together back-to-back wins over Edinburgh and Zebre, Connacht have a great opportunity to continue moving up the table and maintain their momentum before the break.
Connacht cannot afford to let slip a victory on Saturday (5pm) when they host Treviso in the Rabodirect Pro 12 at the Galway Sportsground.
Connacht return to action in the Rabodirect Pro 12 on Sunday desperate to refocus on moving up the league table.
adquarters in Dublin this afternoon having been yellow carded during Saturday’s Heineken Cup fixture against Saracens.
Connacht fullback Gavin Duffy says the province will bounce back from its poorest result in the Heineken Cup.
It is uncharted waters for Connacht this weekend when they head to England with a place in the Heineken Cup quarter-finals up for grabs. This final pool three fixture at the home of current premiership leaders on Saturday (1.35pm) will decide which of the two teams finishes as runners-up and with it a spot in either the Heineken quarter-finals or the Amlin Cup. Toulouse, with an away fixture to Zebre, are almost guaranteed top spot, but it is all to play for at Allianz Park where favourites Saracens are 5/1 to reach the final of this most prestigious club competition.
Connacht host their final pool game of this season’s Heineken Cup - and possibly their last if participating countries fail to agree on the competition’s future - but Pat Lam’s squad has huge incentive to achieve another victory on Saturday (3.40pm).
Connacht put a string of five defeats behind them with another worthy Heineken Cup display to overcome a tricky Zebre side in Parma by 33-6.
Connacht head to Italy with both confidence and caution to face a Zebre side desperate for their first Heineken Cup win.