Connacht’s injury worries have lessened slightly with the return of Galway native Andrew Browne to the squad.
Eric Elwood named a 26 man squad to face the Glasgow Warriors today and the inclusion of the 6” 5’, 23 year old will ease some of the injury woes that have hit Connacht recently.
Speaking at this weeks press conference in Galway Head Coach Elwood said he was under no illusions about how tough this weekend’s match against the Warriors is going to be though: “They are fighters, they are battlers. They are a very physical side. They have a good set of forwards and they compete very heavily at the breakdown. They work very hard in their defense. They are very committed. We won’t get anything easy over there. It is always a very tough place to go. We will be looking forward to a ‘roll your sleeves up’ type of affair!”
Connacht v Glasgow Warriors – Firhill, Glasgow – Friday 18th September, ko 7.30pm
Connacht Squad to face Glasgow Warriors
Ronan Loughney, Brett Wilkinson, Sean Cronin, Adrian Flavin, Rob Sweeney, Jamie Hagan, Andrew Browne, Dave Nolan, Michael Swift, Bernie Upton, Michael McCarthy, Ray Ofisa, Mike McComish, Shane Conneely
Cillian Willis, Frank Murphy, Miah Nikora, Ian Keatley, Fionn Carr, Keith Matthews, Niva Taauso, Tiernan OHalloran, Aidan Wynne, Troy Nathan, Gavin Duffy, Darragh Fanning.