15 May 2023

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Defeat for Connacht in United Rugby Championship Semi-Final – Commentary and Reaction

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Defeat for Connacht in United Rugby Championship Semi-Final – Commentary and Reaction

It was not to be for Connacht on Saturday as they were beaten 43-25 by the Stormers in the Semi-Final of the United Rugby Championship held at The cape Town Stadium.

Here is another chance to hear our coverage of the game starting with John Mulligan broadcasting from Murty Rabbitts in the company of Kieran Hanley of Murty’s Shane Mulryan, Sean Connor and Shane Sheridan of the Connacht Clan followed by match commentary from Rob Murphy and William Davies.

Presented by Doc O’Connor.

In the immediate aftermath of the Full Time Whistle, Rob and William looked back at the game.

Rob Murphy then got the reactions of Connacht Director of Rugby Andy Friend and Captain Jack Carty.


Stormers: Davids, Libbok (2), de Wet, Theunissen, Nel tries; Libbok 5 cons, pen.

Connacht: Hansen, Oliver, Hurley-Langton, Ralston tries; Carty con, pen.

Stormers: D Willemse; A Davids, R Nel, D du Plessis, L Zas; M Libbok, H Jantjies; S Kitshoff capt, J Dweba (JJ Kotze 60), F Malherbe (N Fouche 60), BJ Dixon, R van Heerden, W Engelbrecht, H Dayimani, E Roos (C Evans 74).

Connacht: T O’Halloran (B Ralston 38); J Porch, T Farrell, B Aki, M Hansen; J Carty capt, C Blade (K Marmion 68); D Buckley (J Duggan 64), D Heffernan (D Tierney-Martin 64), F Bealham (J Aungier 64), J Murphy, N Murray (O Dowling 48), S Hurley-Langton, C Oliver (J Butler 64), C Prendergast.

Referee:M Adamson (SRU)

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