CONNACHT RUGBY: European Jersey is Unveiled 

Connacht jersey

Connacht Rugby in partnership with BLK Sport, unveiled on Thursday (20th September) their new European jersey for the 2018/19 season. 

The new jersey is made with BLK’s exclusive Exotek fabric throughout the main body bound with reinforced cover stitch and lycra paneling. Exotek was created exclusively by BLK to enhance athlete performance, while maximising player maneuverability.

The new European jersey features subtle horizontal lines and the Connacht Eagle proudly across the chest and torso, finished with striking fluro green piping and cover stitch detail. The jersey also features a unique silicon gel logo application and fluro green Connacht branding on the lower back.

“We are really looking forward to another exciting season of European rugby and welcoming Bordeaux Begles, Perpignan and Sale Sharks to the Sportsground,” said Brian Mahony, Head of Commercial and Marketing at Connacht Rugby.

“European games always produce special memories and hopefully a few more will be created as the team look to light up Europe in this great looking new kit from BLK’’.

The team will wear the new European kit when they line out against Bordeaux Begles on the 13thof October at the Sportsground. Tickets are available from

The new European jersey and training range are exclusively available at Intersport Elverys and online.


Connacht’s Challenge Cup Schedule 2018-19 

CONNACHT vs Bordeaux- Begles (Saturday, 13th October, 3pm Sportsground) 

Sale Sharks vs CONNACHT (Saturday, 20th October, 3pm AJ Bell Stadium) 

CONNACHT vs Perpignan (Saturday, 8th December, 3pm Sportsground) 

Perpignan vs CONNACHT (Friday, 14th December, 8pm Aime Giral) 

CONNACHT vs Sale Sharks (Saturday, 12th January, 3pm Sportsground) 

Bordeaux-Begles vs CONNACHT (18th/19th/20th January – Details TBC)