Stormers v Connacht - Ten facts fans should know about the fixture

Stormers v Connacht – Ten facts fans should know about the fixture

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It is the second 7 days of the URC and Connacht travel to South Africa to participate in the Stormers, we have a listing of 10 points supporters should know about the fixture.

1) Defending champions DHL Stormers start out their defence possessing won their last eleven URC matches.

2) The previous team to beat the Stormers was Connacht, it was 17-19 on 26February.

3) Stormers won theonly previous URC fixture at Danie Craven Stadium 55-7 versus Zebre in March.

4) Stormers have won their very last 3 fixtures towards Irish provinces, all played at DHL Stadium.

5) Connacht Rugby’s very last twenty-4 fixtures in URC have been evenly split with a dozen wins and a dozen defeats.

6) Connacht have dropped their very last two away video games in the tournament, at Cell C Sharks in April and at Ulster last weekend.

7) Connacht’s 21-41 defeat to the Sharks in Durban on 30 April ended a nine-game winning run in opposition to South African opponents.

8) Connacht have received on four of their previous 6 visits to South Africa.

9) The two sides have fulfilled just as soon as right before, at the Sportsground in Galway inFebruary with the home side jogging out 19-17 victors

10) This will be the to start with match that Irish internationals who travelled to New Zealand will be available to engage in for Connacht.

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