12 Dec, 14:42
Prop Cian Healy is expected to miss the start of the 2014 RBS 6 Nations after undergoing surgery on his injured ankle on Wednesday.
Following that, Michael Bradley's men will take in a trip to Kingsholm to face Gloucestor on Saturday, August 22.
They then return to the Sportsground the following Friday where they will entertain the Rotherham Titans before embarking on their Magners League campaign in September.
CONNACHT'S PRE-SEASON FRIENDLY FIXTURES:
Friday, August 14 - Harlequins v Connacht, the Stoop (kick-off to be confirmed)
Saturday, August 22 - Gloucester v Connacht, Kingsholm (kick-off 3pm)
Friday, August 28 - Connacht v Rotherham Titans, the Sportsground (kick-off to be confirmed)