3 stats for the Cardiff Blues match

Connacht take on the Cardiff Blues in a Conference A match in Galway on Saturday Sept 23, 2017. Here are some stats on the meetings between the sides in the Celtic League/PRO12/PRO14 at the Sportsground:

  • Connacht have only scored 1 try bonus point in the Sportsground against Cardiff, while the Welsh capital side have 2 TBP in Galway. The match in 2015 saw both sides get try bonus points:
    • 3/10/2015 Connacht 36 (tries: K Marmion, A Muldowney, T O’Halloran, D Poolman, M Fox-Matamua) – Cardiff 31 (tries: D Fish, A Summerhill, S Hobbs, J Turnbull)
    • 02/05/2008 Connacht 11 (try: C Rigney) – Cardiff 39 (tries: G Thomas, T James, X Rush, G Williams, B White)
  • The record for Connacht against Cardiff in the last 5 Sportsground meetings is LLDWW
  • Top try scorers in the fixture:
    • Connacht 3 tries  – Conor McPhillips, Tiernan O’Halloran and Matt Healy
    • Dragons 7 tries  – Tom James (Oct 07(2 tries), May 08, Dec 09(2 tries), Oct 15, Dec 15, Nov 16)