Connacht buckling down ahead of Guinness PRO14 opener

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Galway Daily sport Connacht Rugby buckle down ahead of Guinness Pro14
Connacht Rugby Squad Training, Sportsground, Galway 24/9/2019 Eoghan Masterson Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

The Connacht Rugby side have been hard at work at the Sportground this week training for the opening match of the Guinness PRO14.

Connacht’s first match in the 2019/20 Guinness PRO14 season will be an away game against the Scarlets this Saturday with kick off at 5:15pm.

The team are on the back of three straight pre-season wins, culminating in a 40-31 victory over Munster last weekend.

Connacht switched conferences for the upcoming season after a reshuffle based on last year’s rankings, though they remained paired with Munster.

Also in Conference B along with Connacht and Munster are Edinburgh, Cardiff, Benetton (Italy), the Scarlets, and the Isuzu Southern Kings (South Africa).

Image Credit: ©INPHO/James Crombie

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