Connacht Rugby confirms Celtic Cup fixtures

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Connacht Rugby have confirmed the dates and times for fixtures in their upcoming Celtic Cup campaign.

The Celtic Cup kicks off with a home game to Dragons in the Sportsground on Friday 23rd of August, with a trip to Bridgend in Wales to face the Ospreys the following Saturday, August 31.

Rounds three and four will involve matches against interprovincial rivals Ulster and Munster respectively.

The round three game against Ulster is confirmed for Ballymena on September 6 while Munster will be the visitors to the Sportsground on Saturday, September 14.

On Friday, September 20 Connacht will be back on home soil but this time in Corinthians RFC for the visit of the Scarlets.

The two remaining games then involve a trip to Cardiff Blues in round 6 before rounding of the campaign with a home game against Leinster in the Sportsground on Friday, October 4.

Tickets for all home games will be available to purchase on the Connacht Rugby website