Connacht squad announced

Connacht have announced a 22-man squad ahead of their opening match of the European Challenge Cup in France against Brive on Friday night (kick off 7.30pm).

Connacht have announced a 22 man squad ahead of their opening match of the European Challenge Cup in France against Brive on Friday night (kick off 7.30pm).

Experienced back row Colm Rigney will make his 100th appearance for Connacht if he plays on Friday.

Brive have just sacked their coach due to poor results and former French openside Olivier Magne has taken over the reigns.

Connacht squad: M Deane, T Donnelly, G Duffy, P Durcan, A Farley, A Flavin, J Fogarty, K Matthews, M McCarthy, B McGovern, C McPhillips, R Morris, J Muldoon, J O’Connor, R Ofisa, C O’Loughlin, C Rigney, M Swift, O Treviranus, B Wilkinson, A Wynne, D Yapp.

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