Connacht & Wasps Teams Named For Champions Cup Clash

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Connacht and Wasps have named their team for this weekend’s crucial Champions Cup clash at the Sportsground.

The western province were unlucky to come away with nothing in Coventry last weekend and will definitely fancy their chances at home after their impressive display agains the Premiership high-flyers.

Once again Connacht strength with be in their back-line with the likes of Tieran O’Halloran, Bundee Aki and Matt Healy all starting. Jack Carty joins Kieran Marmion in the half-back pairing with the Irish international grabbing a try in the tie last week.

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John Muldoon leads the side, with Ultan Dillane pairing up with Quinn Roux in the second-row department and Irish international Finlay Bealham coming in to start at tighthead this weekend.

Wasps have also named a very strong side for the encounter. Kurtley Beale made a try-scoring debut at 12 last weekend and has been rewarded with the same jersey again this week following that impressive performance.

Joe Launchbury, who also grabbed a try last weekend, captains the side. Former Leinster playmaker, Jimmy Gopperth, continues at outhalf.

Jason Hennessy

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