London Irish coming to Connacht for pre-season friendly

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Connacht will play host to the London Irish in a pre-season friendly next month before the start of the United Rugby Championship.

The west London club will play Connacht at the Sportsground on Friday, September 10, with kick-off at 5:30pm.

The week before that, the Irish side will be head over to Sixways Stadium for another friendly against the Worcester Warriors.

Full ticketing details for this friendly, as well as further info for Season Ticket holders, will be confirmed next week following the publication of the latest Government roadmap on the easing of restrictions.

These two games will give the Connacht side some essential time on the pitch before the start of the United Rugby Championship.

Connacht’s tournament will kick off on Friday, September 24 with an away game against Cardiff.