24 May, 14:08
The Irish Rugby Supporters Club is delighted to announce that tickets for the GUINNESS Series 2013 will go on sale on ticketmaster.ie at 10am on Thursday, May 30.
Connacht have named a strong-looking side for the away leg on Saturday. Matt Mostyn is named on the wing with the returning Darren Yapp and the impressively strong James Downey in the centre. Mark McHugh nails down the fullback slot ahead of Dave Slemen.
Up front Bernard Jackman is flanked by young props Ray Hogan and Stephen Knoop. Christian Short partners captain Andrew Farley in the second row, as Pieter Myburgh has had a dead leg from last weekend.
The backrow looks strong also, with John Muldoon packing down alongside Matt Lacey and Michael Swift. John O'Sullivan has been nursing a shoulder injury.
Connacht: 15. Mark McHugh, 14. Matt Mostyn, 13. Darren Yapp, 12. James Downey, 11. Ted Robinson, 10. Paul Warwick, 9. Conor O'Loughlin; 1. Ray Hogan, 2. Bernard Jackman, 3. Stephen Knoop, 4. Christian Short, 5. Andrew Farley (Captain), 6.Michael Swift, 7. Matt Lacey, 8. John Muldoon.
Replacements: John Fogarty, Dan McFarland, Peter Bracken, Michael Carroll, Paul Neville, Chris Keane, Eric Elwood.