Tuesday 17 October 2017

Connacht handed tough draw in Challenge Cup

Robbie Henshaw in action for Connacht against Glasgow Warriors
Robbie Henshaw in action for Connacht against Glasgow Warriors

Connacht have been handed a tough draw in the European Rugby Challenge Cup.

Pat Lam's side have been handed a testing draw against French side Brive, Premiership side Newcastle Falcons and newboys Enisei-STM.

The ties will mean that Connacht supporters will be travelling  between France, England and Russian for their side's ties.

It was also revealed at the draw that the 2016 final Champions and Challenge Cup final will be held in Lyon

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