Connacht have been forced into making one change for their crucial Challenge Cup clash with Amatori Catania on Friday – Dan McFarland replaces Ray Hogan, who has an eye injury, at loosehead prop.
…Connacht prop Ray Hogan on the attack against Montpellier last Saturday at the Sportsground. Unfortunately the 24-year-old will sit on the Catania game due to an unusual injury he sustained against Montpellier – when receiving a hand-off against the French side, Hogan’s eye was scratched by the French player, leaving him with affected vision…
Connacht have been forced into making one change for their crucial Challenge Cup clash with Amatori Catania in Sicily on Friday – Dan McFarland replaces Ray Hogan, who has an eye injury, at loosehead prop.
CHALLENGE CUP: POOL FIVE: Friday, January 20
AMATORI CATANIA v CONNACHT, Stadio Santa Maria Goretti, 6.30pm (Irish time)
Catania Squad: tbc
Connacht: Matt Mosttyn; Ted Robinson, John Hearty, Keith Matthews, Conor McPhillips; David Slemen, Chris Keane; Dan McFarland, John Fogarty, Stephen Knoop, Andrew Farley (capt), Christian Short, John Muldoon, Matt Lacey, Colm Rigney.
Replacements: Chris Venter, Adrian Clarke, Michael Swift, Brendan O’Connor, Tom Tierney, Paul Warwick, Mark McHugh.
Referee: Roy Maybank (England)