Connacht Rugby v Edinburgh – Preview, Stats and Beginning crew


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

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

Assistant: Chris Busby, Paul Haycock (each IRFU)

TMO: Sean Brickell (WRU)

Group Information

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


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 Strive(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)


General URC head-to-head report:

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


Do you know?

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

The Irishmen haven’t gained 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 gained 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 crushed an Irish province simply 3 times since November 2019 and all had been in opposition to at this time’s opponents, Connacht.

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

Edinburgh have gained on their final two visits to Galway

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