Connacht away December 23rd

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Connacht away December 23rd

Post by Neill_M » Wed Oct 11, 2017 3:08 pm

For anyone thinking of heading down to this one, tickets are now on sale from the Connacht website.

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Re: Connacht away December 23rd

Post by justinr73 » Wed Oct 11, 2017 4:01 pm

http://www.pureskill.ie/

Reckon the gang should have a go at this before the game Neill.

Good laugh - I even managed to land 6 out of 8 penalties.

The website was slightly misleading in terms of the number of women present when we visited.

The highlight for me was watching about 40 hairy ass locals half my age trying to bowl a cricket ball.

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Re: Connacht away December 23rd

Post by big mervyn » Wed Oct 11, 2017 4:22 pm

justinr73 wrote:
The website was slightly misleading in terms of the number of women present when we visited.

The highlight for me was watching about 40 hairy ass locals half my age trying to bowl a cricket ball.
Are you sure they weren't the weemin?
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Re: Connacht away December 23rd

Post by justinr73 » Wed Oct 11, 2017 5:07 pm

I was waiting for that one!

I think we spotted a few half decent Galway girls in town to be fair.

The bunch of hens from Dublin trying to kick my door down at 5.30 am in the Connacht Hotel was a bit unnerving though.

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Re: Connacht away December 23rd

Post by Neill_M » Thu Oct 12, 2017 8:52 am

Always a lively place Galway, one the best away weekends in the season. Shame about the scheduling of the game this year, so close to Christmas.

Always better with a spring game down there, the weather is slightly less worse than the winter!

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Re: Connacht away December 23rd

Post by KerrBear » Sat Oct 21, 2017 9:43 am

Planning to go to this on the 23rd - where is the preferred area of the ground that Ulster supporters buy tickets for?

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Re: Connacht away December 23rd

Post by justinr73 » Sun Oct 29, 2017 11:50 pm

The bit in front of the clubhouse is the best of a bad job.

Try not to need a pi55 during the match or you'll miss quite a lot of game time.

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Re: Connacht away December 23rd

Post by Dave » Sun Oct 29, 2017 11:51 pm

justinr73 wrote:
Try not to need a pi55 during the match or you'll miss quite a lot of game time.
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Re: Connacht away December 23rd

Post by UlsterNo9 » Mon Oct 30, 2017 1:08 am

When were you last in Connacht Justin? They've had toilets down there for quite a while now.
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Re: Connacht away December 23rd

Post by justinr73 » Tue Oct 31, 2017 9:09 pm

April 2015.

Two pi55es and missed three of our five tries!

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Re: Connacht away December 23rd

Post by Neill_M » Wed Nov 01, 2017 10:28 am

In the Sportsground, the greenhouse is the place to go if you want comforts like easy access to the bar and toilets. You also stay dry on the outside, which is far from guaranteed elsewhere in the ground given the Galway weather.

Don’t get the full noise from the crowd outside mind, has it’s own micro atmosphere.


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Re: Connacht away December 23rd

Post by Neill_M » Wed Nov 01, 2017 10:38 am

Murty Rabbitts and An Pucan are good pubs in the town.

Murty Rabbitts is also the pre and post game pub for the Connacht fans.


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Re: Connacht away December 23rd

Post by HwoodMike2umate » Tue Nov 21, 2017 11:13 am

3 of us going, just for the Saturday night. Preferred drinking pre match O'Connells at 8 Ayre Square.
On looking at Connacht ticket website today the Clan Terrace appears sold out. Cant seem to get our usual Main Stand terrace tickets at E27.50 and don't fancy either end terrace so that appears to leave seated in either Enclosure at E44 or Grant Thorton Stand at E37.50. Any folk goin to either of these? Is one of these the Greenhouse area referred to above by Neill M? Presume that getting a seated ticket would entitle us to wander into the Main Stand Terrace which is where we always go - as long as you aint on the flat bit and can get up a few tiers of the terrace. Ponder folks.
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Re: Connacht away December 23rd

Post by Neill_M » Tue Nov 21, 2017 11:22 am

The Enclosure is the "Green House", not guaranteed a pew. The Grant Thornton Stand is reserved seating.

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Re: Connacht away December 23rd

Post by UlsterAddict » Tue Nov 21, 2017 7:23 pm

Enclosure ticket then gives ready access to the main terrace- which is what we had to do when the terrace tickets sold out last year

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