Connacht Rugby URC fixtures announced

Galway Daily rugby Connacht squad named for South Africa trip in URC Semi-Final

Connacht Rugby have learned their fixtures for the 2022/23 United Rugby Championship today, kicking off the season against Ulster.

Connacht’s first match of the season will be an away game in Belfast on Friday, September 16, with the rest of the month taken up by two trips to South Africa.

The second away game of the URC season we take on DHL Stormers in Cape Town before making the trip North to take on the Vodacom Bulls in Pretoria.

After starting off the season away from home, Connacht’s next three matches will take place on the brand new pitch in the Sportsground.

They will face off first against the two remaining Irish provinces, followed by a visit from the Scarlets, before heading over to Wales to play the Ospreys.

Dates, times and TV coverage are to be confirmed.

Connacht Rugby season ticket memberships are on sale now online here, guaranteeing entry into every home game, plus a range of great benefits.

Connacht Rugby 2022-23 FIXTURES


  • Sep 16 v Ulster (A)
  • Sep 23 v DHL Stormers (A)
  • Sep 30 v Vodacom Bulls (A)


  • Oct 7 v Munster (H)
  • Oct 14 v Leinster (H)
  • Oct 21 v Scarlets (H)
  • Oct 28 v Ospreys (A)


  • Nov 25 v Munster (A)


  • Dec 2 v Benetton (H)
  • Challenge Cup Dec 9 v Newcastle Falcons (H)
  • Challenge Cup Dec 16 v CA Brive (A)
  • Dec 23 v Ulster (H)
  • Dec 30 v Leinster (A)


  • Jan 6 v Cell C Sharks (H)
  • Challenge Cup Jan 13 v CA Brive (H)
  • Challenge Cup Jan 20 v Newcastle Falcons (A)
  • Jan 27 v Emirates Lions (H)


  • Feb 17 v Zebre (A)


  • Mar 3 v Dragons (A)
  • Mar 24 v Edinburgh (H)


  • Apr 14 v Cardiff (H)
  • Apr 21 v Glasgow Warriors (A)