Top Performers: Connacht vs Munster

Top Performers: Connacht vs Munster

The Reigning URC Champions were defeated 22-9 in their 1st match of 2024 against Connacht. Munster was leading 6-3 at half time but 4 penalties and 1 converter try saw Connacht through.

Lets take a look at some of the stand-out players in this game:

Cian Prendergast (player of the match)

The 23 year old flanker had a busy match with 15 tackles and 52 meters(2nd behind Simon Zebo).


Carries - 5

Tackles - 15

Meters gained - 52

JJ Hanrahan

The 31 year old that was born in County Kerry had a solid match for Connacht,contrubuting 17 points with the boot.


Points - 17

Passes - 8

Jack Carty

9 Min into the match reserve flyhalf Jack Carty entered the match and showed his experience. The 31 year old kicked 11 times out of hand and that helped Connacht play in the right areas.


Kicks from hand - 11

Tackle success - 88%

Jarrad Butler

The 32 year old work horse made 19 tackles for the men in green. The Australian signed in 2017 from the Brumbies.


Carries - 4

Tackles - 19

Passes - 4

Full time

Connacht - 22

Munster - 9

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